There is one, hard-core trait that sets effective leaders apart from leader wannabes. It is this. Real leaders are not allergic to dissent. They are not thin-skinned. Real leaders can take it when someone presents valid disagreement. A true leader wants all the information, even when some of it is painful.
Are you struggling as a leader? Does it seem like people don’t want to follow you? There may be some simple reasons. Here it is without the sugarcoating: 1. You are arrogant. You seem to be full of yourself. You have all the ideas. Everyone else around you feels unnecessary. 2. You don't listen. You don’t [...]