“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
Two months ago, Aaron was put in charge of a taskforce by his boss, Sarah. Sarah wanted to ensure that Aaron developed and took on more responsibilities. She felt that Aaron had the desire, and possibly the drive, but he needed seasoning. By placing him on...read more
Now that you have jump-started a culture improvement initiative, how do you define what you want to become? Starts With Your Ideals Corporate culture is the story we tell about ourselves. if there is any INCONGRUENCE, outsiders will pick up on it in a...read more
Do I always have to stay on top of my culture? What happens if I don’t want to or have time to? an UNMANAGED culture never gets better – it ONLY gets worse! I know that sounds harsh but it does not lessen the importance of this fact. The Weeds Seem to be...read more
Why trust is almost non-existent in the workplace. The issue of trust crops up in nearly every presentation I give on leadership. The leader’s concerns commonly are, “I feel like I cannot trust my employee,” or “My employee doesn’t seem to trust me.” Some...read more
The good leader never tells people, “I am transparent.” The only way that you can earn this designation and honor is to show that you are transparent in what you do and say. The good leader lets others decide for themselves if he or she practices transparency.read more
A friend told me a story recently about her son. Ryan is 11 years old and in the sixth grade. He surprised her one day when he declared, “Mom, I have an idea to help reduce pollution and traffic from our school buses!” Ryan explained his plan. He wanted to...read more
Myth #1: You can learn how to lead by reading enough books.
The reality is that to learn how to lead, you must lead. Trial and error will teach you the most about what it means to lead people.read more
10 ½ Step Strategy for Building a Culture of Ethics and Integrity “The purpose of a control is to make the process go smoothly, properly and in accordance with high standards. Control is a principle of economy, not morality.” Peter Drucker Warning: This...read more
Leadership is a work-in-progress. This means that there is always something that I can learn, which can help me, as I grow as a leader. A friend showed me a video that has been around since 2010 and has nearly 5 million views. If you want to watch it...read more
Why do employees believe they can get away with murder? Why aren’t my employees taking responsibility? Why do people on my team not value accountability? These are questions I receive all the time. Poor or weak accountability is a condition that negatively...read more