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Leadership (The Brian Tracy Success Library) by Brian Tracy

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Lead by Example

When you are a leader, everybody is watching what you are doing and what you are saying. Your behavior will guide the behavior of the other members of your team or the people in your organization. You set the example, and they will follow that example. Albert Schweitzer said, “You must teach men at the school of example, for they will learn at no other.” Marshall Goldsmith, one of the world’s top executive coaches, has shown through his work that changing a single behavioral characteristic in a leader can have a deep impact on the behavior of a very large number of people.

Let’s examine a few of the characteristics and traits that people will closely observe in their leaders and base their behavior on.

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