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Great leaders that build up their people and empower them to achieve greatness differentiate themselves from those managers who are not effective in those areas.

Have you every wondered why certain leaders generate great performance and others seem to flounder or fail in their leadership influence?

It all comes down to opposite leadership styles:

Windshield Leadership vs. Rear-View Mirror Management

People that are rear-view managers tend to be reactionary. They would rather jump on an issue after it occurred. usually those issues are ones in which an error or poor performance took place, in which case the manager reprimands, then takes steps to correct the individual through steps such as remedial training or formal discipline.

Rear-view management is a reactionary style, in which the manager waits until circumstances occur to address them. This type of style looks at patchwork training to cover the holes found along the way. It also creates…

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