The Leader's Digest - by Suzi McAlpine, Executive Coach

Don't be that guy - The Leader's Digest

Don’t be that guy…

Please, please, please, for the sake of yourself and more importantly, for the sake of your team, as you embark on your professional career in 2014, don’t be…

1. The guy who has to be right. All the time. Even when he is most definitely wrong. And who will not admit his mistakes. Ever.

2. The guy that doesn’t lead by example. He espouses company values like “be passionate about our customers” or “behave with integrity” (insert any overused company value slogan) but does the exact opposite himself. Even worse, is completely unaware he is doing it, aka no emotional intelligence.

3. The ‘silent until it’s too late’ guy. Who despite having misgivings about a particular course of action or strategy the team is committing to, says nothing. Until, of course it goes tits up and then trots out with smug disdain, “I didn’t think…

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