Every Company Has a Leadership Checklist to Become a New Manager
The list is either implicit or explicit, but it exists. If you dream of a role in leadership, your first step will probably be as a new manager. To turn your leadership aspirations into reality, you should spend some time considering what it will take to successfully lead others.
Are You Ready to Lead Others?
Are you likely to shift from your success being dependent upon your own contribution to being dependent upon the success of others?
What the Best Leaders Do – A Leadership Checklist to Become a New Manager
The best new managers demonstrate a host of leadership characteristics that mark them as eminently capable of inspiring others to follow them. Why don’t you check yourself against this leadership list? Then where you are lacking, figure out what you can do to strengthen each weakness.
Great leaders, and therefore great new managers, are:
The Bottom Line
How do you compare against this leadership checklist to become a new manager? It’s a pretty demanding list of leadership qualifications to be sure. But if you start slow, you can build toward the ideal.
To get started, take on a small leadership role – volunteer to run a small project in your community or at work. See how you like managing others and see how that role likes you.
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