Patrick Leddin, a professor for the managerial studies program at Vanderbilt and a senior consultant for FranklinCovey, bases his seminars and classes around four main tenets of what makes for a great leader. Here's a brief breakdown.
Noted leadership author and speaker Jessica Pettitt wrote an entire book on forming better connections with employees. As a condensed version, here’s a flowchart Pettitt uses as a guide to more meaningful conversations.
A manager is concerned with the day-to-day responsibilities. A leader defines a mission, a vision and a value and inspires that by his or herself every day. Here's how leadership guru Tom McQueen says you can make the switch.