Being the boss does not necessarily mean you are leading.

Here are 10 characteristics that will help you determine if you are having a positive impact on your employees.

  1. A boss knows it all; a leader is always learning.
  2. A boss gives answers; a leader seeks solutions.
  3. A boss talks more than listens; a leader listens more than talks.
  4. A boss directs; a leader coaches.
  5. A boss criticizes; a leader encourages.
  6. A boss identifies weaknesses; a leader identifies natural gifts.
  7. A boss is all about “me;” a leader is all about “we.”
  8. A boss places blame; a leader takes accountability.
  9. A boss protects her ego; a leader reveals her vulnerability.
  10. A boss demands results; a leader inspires performance.

Every team has a boss, but they really need a leader.

Contact us to discuss how you can lead the way to healthy employee and business growth.