Recognizing Leadership Blind Spots
Benefit of this White Paper
Research shows that leaders have blind spots, and they can be costly to the organization. Sadly, most leaders believe that their vision in the world of business is 20/20, so it takes a little convincing to get them to see the error of their ways. This paper, supported by employee surveys, identifies the blind spots and offers effective solutions to address them.
What You'll Learn With It
Leadership is a complex discipline requiring vision, strategic thinking, financial savvy and more. When it comes to leadership behaviors essential to engaging employees there are four high-level findings that point to leadership blind spots. Learn what these blind spots are and discover how a few minor tweaks can lead to higher levels of employee engagement.
Why You Need It
When leaders overcome their blind spots, employees are more likely to be very satisfied with their job than those whose leaders ignore and don’t acknowledge what they can’t see. Satisfied employees are more likely to stay with their employer and are more productive, adding to company profitability. Leaders who see the gap between actual behavior and desired behavior can address those areas in need of revision, making the overall experience of their employees significantly improved!
What You'll Do With It
Eliminate as many leadership blind spots as possible. Acknowledge what they are and do something to change them. Through this candid self-reflection, leaders can become the exceptional organizational asset they are expected to be.