There’s a common misconception regarding the title of “leader”: You don’t have to be a manager or a supervisor in order to lead. If you’re providing direction or support to fellow colleagues, you’re a leader. More importantly, being a leader starts with being able to manage yourself effectively.
If you one day wish to move up the corporate ladder and lead others, you must start with yourself. Even if you have no interest in entering a management position, it is still in your own best interest to lead yourself. Those who tend to get the largest raises or are consistently recognized by peers and management are the top performers who have mastered the art of leading themselves.
Be proactive – A good leader can solve problems. A great leader recognizes…
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