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Leading with Honor® - Leadership Lessons Learned

clear waterLeadership Clarity is difficult because we’re dealing with humans—not machines. To understand the battle, here 5 barriers that we must overcome:

  • Low Priority. We’re too busy and don’t recognize how important clarity is and just neglect it.
  • Bad Assumptions. We assume that others see the world that we’re seeing and therefore don’t understand that they don’t have the right picture.
  • Unfocused. Some leaders don’t take the time to focus and decide what they want to happen—what success will look like.
  • Lazy. Sometimes leaders are too lax in their approach, figuring that somehow it will get done. They think that they can give a few instructions, withdraw from the process, and then one day it will all be completed.
  • Fear. Some leaders resist clarity because they fear the responsibility of holding others accountable—which, at times, means being firm and risking “negative emotions.”

Yes, it’s a battle, but gaining clarity is worth…

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