The 1 Skill You Need to Be a Great Leader [VIDEO]
Communication, innovation, presentation skills, relationship building – these are just some of the skills that make a good leader great.
But there’s one skill that many business leaders aren’t developing.
And it’s one factor that could propel you from being good – and sitting square in the middle of the leadership pack – to a great leader, one that people have their eye on to promote and take on important projects.
You don’t have to attend theatre school or join a troupe. But it will involve getting a little loose and rolling with the punches.
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Succeeding at work
And these are valuable skills you need to have in the workplace.
You see, improvisation requires that you:
- Roll with whatever happens (ever get blindsided at work?).
- Get everyone involved (we call that Team Equity).
- Value everyone’s ideas to drive innovation (use a “Yes” “And” approach).
In business, like in improv...
You don’t have a script to follow when the market changes and you have to adapt. You don’t have “business props” to use to get through change. All you have is your ability to manage in the moment – to improvise.
And that is a definitive skill that all great leaders must have. You can apply the principles of improv in your business, where you need to be high-performing and confident in moments of risk and uncertainty.
Learn more about how improv can help you unlock the great leader that’s inside.
What’s the biggest challenge you’ve experienced at work and how did you handle it?
Apply the principles of improv to business and you’ll turn moments of risk and uncertainty into high-performance, confident decisions.