Effective Leadership Is Easy To Spot...

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  • Trust from the leader’s followers is clearly evident.
  • They consistently operate with integrity that others can count on.
  • They speak and followers know they can trust what they hear because of a past connection of words and actions by the leader.
  • They possess the ability to see down the road in order to guide decision making in line with what the future might present.
  • Humility takes place of arrogance and comes across to others as healthy confidence.
  • Their positive influence is felt by people below them, across from them and above them.
  • They can briefly step into someone else’s shoes to consider the other person’s point of view.
  • They let others contribute and they let others win even when they already have the answer.
  • They are invited to share their expertise and they don’t push their expertise on people who didn’t ask to hear about their expertise.
  • Others feel this person is looking out for their best interests.
  • Credit, appreciation and acknowledgement is given where credit, appreciation and acknowledgement is due.
  • They possess enough impulse control to know when to speak and when to remain silent.
  • They have the fortitude to stand up for what they believe in.
  • They leave the presence of a person or a group of people and those who are left behind are inspired to take action.
  • Others want to be a part of this person’s team, effort or mission.
  • Others want this person to be their mentor or coach.
  • They listen in order to understand and to consider what they’ve just heard.
  • They are unwilling to let themselves fail, but take others with them into success.

 The traits mentioned above are largely a result of having healthy Emotional Intelligence.

Jeff Snyder Coaching

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