Leading and managing. Mark Williams will tell you both are important parts of your job. However, people are promoted because they do their job well, yet don’t have the necessary tools to be good leaders. Mark is the author of, Lead Don’t Manage: 12 Lessons in Creating a Leadership Culture Base on Core Values. You can manage the day-to-day activities of your team, like attendance and workflow. However, to lead, you need to know it’s about the people that work for you and with you. He shares with Kevin the importance of purposeful, regular, and consistent communication. Your expectations often are born from your values, and you owe it to yourself and your team to share. Mark also talks about investing time in relationships throughout your organization, as it is the relationships that allow you to accomplish more.
In this episode, Mark:
- Shares his experiences in a leadership role.
- Discusses how individual values and relationships with your team go hand in hand.
- Talks about leadership alliances, both in-person and remote.
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Additional Leadership Resources
- Book Recommendations:
- Lead, Don’t Manage: 12 Lessons in Creating a Leadership Culture Based on Core Values by Mark Williams
- Six Years by Halran Coben
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