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Leadership Skills Can Be Learned

Don’t dash your dreams for a leadership position because you think you don’t have the skills. They can be learned. A goal of being a leader is a force that can bring more excitement and energy to your job. Some leadership skills are easy to learn and only require a mental shift to practice. For example, do you know that leaders are also good followers? That doesn’t mean sitting back and being told what to do. It means feeling comfortable with someone else having control, being okay with others questioning your ideas, having an open mind, trusting others, spotting opportunities to step in and help, and being a good observer of the larger picture. Explore more about leadership skill development. You may discover the hardest step is just deciding to do it! 

UR Medicine EAP is brought to you by Well-U, helping eligible individuals to assess issues, and provide short-term counseling and referrals.

Keith Stein | 7/28/2021

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