In the March 2016 Entrepreneur Magazine, there was a great article about 22 Must-Have Leadership Qualities. I found the article to be so powerful that I am spending a few minutes each week thinking about how I can improve these leadership skills myself. Like most things in life, you get what you focus your attention on. Here is #14 – Personableness.
“We all provide something unique to this world, and we can all smell when someone isn’t being real. The more you focus on genuine connections with people, and look for ways to help them – rather than just focus on what they can do for you – the more likable and personable you become. This isn’t required to be a great leader, bit it is to be a respected leader, which can make all the difference in your business.”Lewis Howes, New York Times Best Selling Author of The School of Greatness.
“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What’s in it for me?”