“Almost everything in leadership comes back to relationships." - Mike Krzyzewski, American NCAA basketball coachWhen you think of someone who is truly a great leader, chances are that individual is also an outstanding human being in every area of his or her life. That’s because the people skills required to be effective in leading others are also needed when you relate to those outside of work.
Whether or not your title places you in a formal leadership position, you need to get things done through others. That means you’re trying to get people to follow you at some point – whether it’s a colleague, client, significant other or child.
Your ability to listen, receive feedback, and resolve conflict, for example, come in handy whether you’re dealing with a coworker who’s upset or responding to a child who doesn’t want to carry out instructions you’ve just given.
In this 7th segment of my interview series with Denny Coates, you’ll learn how both people skills and personal strengths are used in every aspect of a person’s life.
Do you find it easy to transfer the skills you use at work over to your home life…and vice versa?
In case you missed the first six videos…
#1 – 4 Vital Things Every Leader Must Do
#2 – Why People Usually DON’T Give Their Best Effort
#3 – Leader Skills Are NOT Enough
#4 - Leaders Learn Best ON THE JOB, Not in the Classroom
#5 - Why Leadership Habits Take Time to Ingrain
#6 - Learn from Experience with 5 Magic Questions