ROCHESTER, NY | EAST HAMPTON, NY, March 30, 2016 – Communispond Inc., the leader in professional skills training, analyzed how Donald Trump recently defined ‘Leadership’ at a recent Fox News debate. He said, “I’m a leader. I’m a leader. I’ve always been a leader. I’ve never had any problem leading people. If I say do it, they’re going to do it. That’s what leadership is all about."
Here is an excerpt from Communispond’s blog post in response to Trump’s views on what it means to be a leader:
“Effective leaders provide clear expectations, lucid priorities, consistent feedback and performance monitoring, precise direction, and timely correction. Leaders find the best in their followers and bring it to the surface. From the standpoint of a follower, implementing the leader’s will is not about carrying out orders; it is about self-fulfillment. That’s why we say effective leaders empower employees.
The “if I say do it, they’re going to do it” approach fits no one well and everyone poorly. Research confirms that effective performance coaching varies with the individual and the situation in order to maximize performance levels and maintain strong manager/employee relationships. The quality of a leader’s influence depends on their ability to be flexible in the way they coach performance. That’s what we teach in our leadership programs.”
Read the full post here: http://communispond.com/insights/blog/2016/03/29/52/if-i-say-do-it-theyre-going-to-do-it-donald-trump-on-leadership/
About Communispond’s Leadership Skills Programs
The Leadership Skills programs have the depth of academic learning that one would expect, but it is also coupled with a strong emphasis on behavioral skills of leaders that is explored though the use of frameworks, modeling, and exercises. The amount of activity-based learning outweighs the time spent on theoretical learning. From new supervisors to seasoned executives, this proven leadership curriculum meets the core business needs of raising employee performance, increasing retention, and achieving business results.
You can learn more at http://communispond.com/solutions/category/13/leadership-skills-1/