Tilton’s Principles of Leadership Success©

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During my 30 years of providing Leadership Coaching I’ve come to learn there are a number of principles that define leaders. I believe the 30 Principles listed below are required to be a great leader. Please feel free to add to this list.

Leaders must:

  1. be explicitly honest
  2. be ethical
  3. have integrity
  4. have humility
  5. have high energy
  6. have empathy and high Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
  7. have and display confidence
  8. have a vision with a roadmap or plan to get there
  9. recognize the success of others
  10. give direct and straightforward feedback to others
  11. ask for and welcome the opinion and feedback from others
  12. be a good listener
  13. be a clear and succinct communicator
  14. be self-aware and continue to develop thyself
  15. know how to evaluate risk/reward when making decisions
  16. stick with what they know best
  17. not be afraid to acknowledge their weaknesses and admit their mistakes
  18. hire and mentor people smarter than they are
  19. know how to replicate best practices
  20. have the ability to manage change
  21. have a commitment to their profession, organization and employees
  22. be tactful at all times
  23. be a problem solver and have the courage to act decisively
  24. remember the past while always looking forward
  25. do the job they earned and park their ego
  26. invest in the development of the next generation of leaders
  27. never forget where they came from
  28. empower and trust their people
  29. create a culture to excite people to follow
  30. embody executive presence

© StanTiltonConsulting 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

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