So, as a leader, one of the most important things that we want to keep in mind is how people are evaluating our behavior, they’re evaluating how we come across, and everything is based on perception.
So, if you wanna be seen as the authentic leader, the person who is genuinely communicating with their team, genuinely communicating and showing that you care, then it’s very important for you to be self-aware and understand that when you are interacting with others, what kind of state of mind are you in?
What is your emotional state in that moment, when you make the decision to connect with one of your team members, when you’re sharing some news with them. When they come to talk to you about a problem that they might be experiencing, it’s so important to be conscious of how you’re coming across, to be mindful that there’s a time and a place for everything.
And if you’re in a state where you’ve got so much on your mind and one particular time of the day might not be the best for having a very important conversation about business or about the performance of a team member, remember it all starts with your level of acuity, your self-awareness.
This article is a transcript of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40MYQce3hjE&feature=youtu.be on YouTube.
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