162. 4 Areas of Leadership to Develop

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Ep. 162 – If you’ve been leading people for a while then you’ve been through some ups and downs as a manager.

And you know that to expand your scope of impact and influence in your career, you need to continuously and consistently strengthen your ability to lead yourself and others.

This includes…

  • having clear processes to hire, develop, and retain top talent,
  • practicing behaviors that foster high-trust relationships up and down the organization,
  • knowing how to make high-quality decisions even when under pressure,
  • continuously aligning your vision with the goals and making sure your team clearly knows what to do by when,
  • leading and supporting your team so everyone is ready to take ownership, and acts cohesively, even when working in a hybrid or remote set-up,
  • managing your time so you invest in what matters most and take care of your well-being, while your team still gets what they need from you,
  • and the list goes on!

For mid-level managers, there are 4 critical aspects of leadership to consider and to keep pushing forward.

They are…

  1. Self Leadership
  2. Leading a Direct Report
  3. Leading a Team
  4. Leading Up & Across

In this episode of The Manager Track podcast, we will chat about these 4 aspects that makes up your distinctive and personal leadership DNA!

Watch it on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/AmoSoMi8i-E

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00:00 Preview

01:00 Introduction

02:20 Skills for People Leadership and Managing a Team

08:49 Four Areas of Leadership

09:52 1. Self Leadership

10:37 2. Leading a direct report

11:27 3. Leading a team

13:04 4. Leading up & across

15:06 Recap & Reflection Questions

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