Act Like a Leader Before You Are One
Mines the truth that no one starts at the top and describes tactics to elevate yourself, starting with acting like a leader right now.
Notes that even if you are entry level, you should not wait for the title to become a leader. If you wait to act like a leader until you become one, you more than likely won't be promoted.
This approach possesses two key assets: you are practicing leadership skills, and people will inevitable notice you for promotions as you develop the qualities of a leader.
Among the methods to practice leadership are:
Darin's note: Along with making mentor connections, make solid friendships with your coworkers and others in the company because they are the people you will likely lead down the road. The stronger your positive network of associations, the more likely you are to advance.
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Source is Blogs.HBR.org
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By Darin L. Hammond
Writer for ZipMinis and owns ZipMinis Freelance Writing.
Darin Publishes across the web on sites like Technorati
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