Those who lead inherit expectations from their team or organization. Some of those expectations are critical: Building healthy teams; serving one's staff; removing barriers; clarifying what is important and so on. All supervisors and leaders have an unwritten contractwith those they lead around these key issues. Leaders ought to pay close attention to those leadership traits that promote clarity,...
Apr 18, 2023
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