What Does it Take to Be a Great Leader?

What Does it Take to Be a Great Leader?

Great leaders. We know them when we see them, but what does it take to become one? My guest today knows what it’s like to have a bad manager. He is here to talk about the ways you can be a great leader at work.

This week on The Profit Express, I sit down with Chester Elton. Chester is a best-selling author and a global leadership expert. He’s back for his third appearance on The Profit Express to chat about all things “leaders.” We talk about the difference between a manager and a leader, and why celebrating the little wins is essential for any leader.

Download this week’s episode of The Profit Express to discover the 5 signs of a toxic manager, and what steps you can take if you think you might be one.

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Show Highlights:

  • 3:45 – What is the difference between a manager and a leader?
  • 6:20 – Why is the chief of staff the most important leader in an organization?
  • 11:15 – What are 5 signs that you have a toxic manager?
  • 12:35 – What lessons can we learn for business from hockey?
  • 17:15 – How important is it for employees to be recognized?
  • 24:05 – Chester shares an example of one of many great leaders.
  • 29:00 – Why should you quit working for a toxic manager immediately?
  • 34:30 – How can a bad leader get better?
  • 39:40 – What book would Chester love to write?

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