Key principle of a leader

Key Principle of a Leader #5: Nobody should put spokes in your wheels

Any sort of backbiting in the organization has to be out of the question – this principle becomes more and more important the bigger the organization is. Teams have to have a good ethic and commitment to reaching the goal. It requires clear and understandable assignments, and also mutual trust and respect.

We use the word “backbiters” to refer to those who don’t dare express their opinions and ideas openly but do so covertly, while talking ill about how others see it. If you find someone like that on your team, they should be reassigned quickly. Some people who backbite deliberately and others do it without realizing – neither are cut out for the organization.

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