Several weeks ago we heard from Mike Henry, Sr., Founder of The Lead Change Group. Mike and 20 other authors combined their leadership talents and wisdom to create a terrific book entitled, The Character Based Leader.
While all discussed leadership from their own unique viewpoints, the common thread was their belief that character is its key ingredient. Their mission is to “instigate a leadership revolution one person at a time.”
In our first chat, Mike shared insight into why this change is needed, some of the key elements that shape character, and more.
The following week was Lisa Petrilli. She discussed leading with character by leading from within; understanding who you are at your core and relating that to your mission. She also shared with us three people she felt embodied that trait.
Now, Mike Henry, Sr. is back and he provides some excellent insight into respect, and how and why that is so critical for anyone who truly desires to be a character-based leader.
Enjoy our discussion.
If you’ve ever served under a person who simply didn’t show respect, or showed utter disrespect, you know how uncomfortable and uninspiring that can be. On the other hand, regardless of how demanding they might be, when they respected their team members and successfully communicated that respect, it was an entirely different environment, wasn’t it? How can you take the wisdom shared by Mike and apply it to building your team?
I hope you enjoyed this series and hope you enjoy their terrific book.
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