Tip 2 for Being a Better Leader: Share the Spotlight

by Feb 28, 2019

A good leader has the respect and appreciation of his team. One method for gaining such esteem is to show humility and share credit. If there is the opportunity to laud the accomplishments of a worker before their peers or clients do so.  This is our second tip for being a better leader which expands on the observations of Carly Okyle. In her article Okyle further reflects that, “[t]here’s a difference between a leader and a boss. While both are in charge, a leader shares the spotlight and is comfortable crediting others. While it might seem counterintuitive, being humble takes more confidence than basking in glory. Your employees will appreciate it, and your clients will, too.”

This a tip that also come right out of the Patriots playbook. There is a sign that the players see before entering Gillette stadium which states, “Stay Hungry, and Stay Humble.” Following tip 1 which was to ‘lead by example’ and this second tip which encourages an atmosphere of humility, a leader which practices one does the other

Photo: retrieved from Pixabay, available under the public domain.

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