“I got a promotion… but what do I do?”
Now you’re a leader what do you do?
Being “thrown in” to a leadership role can feel traumatic. Often, those who were once successful in a previous role discover the added task of leadership is not intuitive. You will make many mistakes, and that is because the way to learn to lead is by leading.
Three techniques to help you gain credibility quickly:
- Lead a project or committee
- Be in-charge of an important change/activity
- Speaking up
- Seek out a mentor
- Hire a leadership coach
Ron Rael travels around the country delivering powerful and tailored keynotes for organizations and companies.
The High Road© Institute offers webinar training for companies that prefer a more economical or consistent leadership support. This is a great solution for teams geographically dispersed.
The Reluctant Leader is the key to the leadership door, which is available to everyone and opens constantly. Throughout your life you will be in situations where you need to be the leader for a day, month, year, or lifetime. Therefore this book is conceived to give you the confidence to lead others whenever the door is open to you. Everyone will find themselves in a position of guiding others at least once in their lifetime. This opportunity often arises when there is a void in leadership.
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Blog Articles About Leadership
HRI Honors President George H. W. Bush The world has lost a high road leader! President Bush was a man committed to finding the good in people. His often-quoted speech that extolled “1,000 points of light” reminds us that everyone has value and gifts to...read more
A few weeks ago, I had an interesting conversation about leadership with a person I did not perceive as a leader: Santa Claus. I had a few minutes to talk with a professional Santa, and when he heard that I was a leadership coach, his eyes lit up and he...read more
“Ron, what do you think about the situation with CFOs who are hiding things from the CEO? Do you think the CEO should have known?”read more
The Ace Hardware store located in my neighborhood is a great place to shop. Tim, the owner/manager has raised customer service to an art form. As a direct result, his sales have significantly increased ever since Tim arrived. Tim’s growing customer base...read more
When a person does not have to face the consequences of their actions and behaviors, you have the conditions where accountability does not exist. Roger Fails to Do What He Commits to Do Melissa faced a real challenge with her new employee Roger. Even though he...read more
As an objective observer—coach—to my clients, I try to avoid expressing my opinion. As a facilitator, my role is to get my clients, the employees and the leaders to come up with their own solutions. In a session that I recently did on the topic of...read more
What is right with leaders today? Leaders are the moral center of the group or organization they lead. What we hear most often about are the unethical leaders who don’t have a moral center or who prefer the low road. Thankfully, there are people...read more
I guarantee, as a leader, you will be tested as you strive to lead others in this dawning age of intense and rapid creativity and innovation. If you choose to stay stuck and attempt to lead using out of date methods, then you will end up like the dinosaurs—extinct!read more
I am committed, that the High Road® Institute and Brand, be ethical and transparent.read more
It is in times of chaos, confusion, and crisis that you need to stick to your plan and remind everyone about its existence and their roles. When employees see that you are confident, you know what you are doing, and you have in end-state in mind, as defined by the plan and the budget, they will naturally calm down and support you.read more