Herminia Ibarra discusses reinventing your leadership. Source: YouTube/Implement Consulting Group

Leadership
SmartCompany Plus

Inspiring loyalty: How to be a leader your employees want to follow

Authors
SmartCompany Plus
8 minute Read

Despite the vast literature that glorifies leaders, the cold hard truth is that successful leadership is the result of work, focus, principles and values. Effectiveness is what counts, not glamour or charisma, and substance beats style every day.

This Expert’s Playbook synthesises advice from Jim Collins, Brené Brown, Robert Iger, Herminia Ibarra, and more. It features strategies and tips from leaders that have consistently performed at the highest level for decades.

Don't confuse charisma with leadership

“Should everyone have the same leadership style? No, of course not. Your leadership style will be a function of your own unique personality characteristics,” says Jim Collins in Beyond Entrepreneurship 2.0.

Become a SmartCompany Plus subscriber to keep reading

Get your first 30 days FREE with the promocode 30FREE
Subscribe now
Already a Plus member?

By submitting to this form, you agree to SmartCompany Plus’ terms and conditions.