What Great Leaders Do
Learn leadership skills and styles from great leaders with this leadership training course.
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If you want to improve your leadership skills, or become a business professional leading a team, or simply want to unlock your leadership potential, you will learn a lot from this online leadership course. Along with teaching you how to remove rotten apples from your organization to ensure the health of your team, this course will also teach you the best way to wage war against an ineffective leader.
The course will also guide you through the best habits of effective managers and the worst habits of those who fail to lead. You will gain an understanding of why the best bosses work hard to remain in-tune with those they manage. You’ll learn the consequences of bosses not paying the right attention to their employees, and discover the three things that cause power poisoning.
Finally, you will learn the hallmarks and strategies of smart in-tune bosses and why managers often find it difficult to hear the truth. You will also gain strategies for dealing with team disagreements, and learn how to spot if a prospective boss will be pleasant and effective. So, start the course now and master the art of telling an ineffective manager what you really think.Start Course Now
Module 1: What Great Leaders Do
What Great Leaders Do
Listen to Those You Lead
The Toxic Tandem
Hallmarks of Great Bosses
Listening for the Truth
Accept Defeat and Commit
Pruning the Rotten Apples
A Good Boss or a Bad Boss?
Fighting a Bad Boss
Module 2: What Great Leaders Do Assessment
Learning outcomes - Learn the best habits of effective managers and the worst habits of those who fail to lead; - Why the best bosses work hard to remain in-tune with those they manage; - What happens when bosses does not pay attention to their employees while being closely watched by those same employees; - Explain the three things that can happen to cause “power poisoning”; - Learn the hallmarks and strategies of smart in-tune bosses; - Why managers often find it difficult to hear the truth; - What are the strategies for dealing with team disagreements; - What indicators to look for to determine if a prospective boss will be pleasant and effective; - The best approach to telling an ineffective manager what you really think.
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Leadership is the art of motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal. Leaders possess the combination of personality and skills that make others want to follow their direction. With Alison's free online leadership courses, you will acquire the skills that can help to maximize efficiency and to successfully achieve organizational goals.
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