What do leaders want? They want you, the employee, manager, director, or supervisor, to take personal responsibility for all of the outcomes of your actions. It's a pretty simple request, really. However, most people do not learn what this means, or do not have the role models to help them be totally accountable for their results.
Do you have any idea why you were hired for your job, or how you will move to your next position? Do you know what your leader, shareholders, or people in power at your company want from you? My independent research found that leaders say ...
Arrogance and self-absorption
Being withdrawn and failing to participate
Lack of tact
Lack of experience
Poor skill set
A sense of entitlement
Being unprepared and unwilling to do research
Engaging colleagues and clients
Showing a sense of confidence
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
|--Steve Jobs, American entrepreneur, Apple co-founder|
My goal in writing this book is to include information from a variety of leaders and executives to give the reader real-world examples. There are some common threads among what these leaders from a wide range of industries want in their employees.
Jim Myers has been an executive and president of several Fortune 500 companies. He is currently President ...