What is it like when you work with a highly competent, skilled colleague that has little ability to connect with others? In my experience it’s frustrating and mentally draining! This soft skill of connecting with others is the art of leadership.
“To master this art, you have to learn to connect with each person based on his or her individual, unique design.” [Tweet This]
More specifically, it requires communicating and managing people differently based on their natural DNA behaviors, and it gets tangible results if you can master it.
Connecting is step two in the Courageous Accountability Model™ that I’m debuting in my upcoming September 2016 release*, Engage with Honor: Building a Culture of Courageous Accountability. Chapter Six is entitled “Connect: Know yourself and Know Your People.”
Connecting to Survive
Even in the stress and brutal moments of prison camps of Vietnam, our senior POW leaders…
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