As a certified leadership coach I encounter leaders who have been placed in a leadership role with limited experience or training as such. The biggest mistake I witness is when the individual interprets the role as being one in which they are expected to have all the answers and knowledge that those reporting to them have. They tend to think that to say "I don't know" or "explain that to me" is a sign of weakness and a disadvantage. In short order their reports begin to lose respect for them with several unintended consequences.
On the other hand, those who see their role as to motivate their team and to orchestrate the group to the highest level of success allows them to listen, learn and create the desired movement to achieve the overall goals of the group. They acknowledge the success, creativity and ideas of others which builds enthusiasm and loyalty ... to both the team, the company and the leader
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