As a leader, it’s important to earn the respect of your team. But how can you do that? One way is by using the right words and phrases that inspire respect and confidence in your leadership.
Here are 6 magic phrases that leaders can use to inspire leadership respect:
“What do you think?” – This phrase shows that you value the opinions and ideas of your team and that you are open to hearing their thoughts. It demonstrates that you trust your team and are willing to collaborate.
“I’m sorry.” – Leaders are not perfect, and it’s important to admit when you’ve made a mistake. By apologizing, you show that you are human and that you are willing to take responsibility for your actions. This can inspire respect and trust in your leadership.
“Thank you.” – A simple thank you can go a long way in inspiring leadership respect. Showing appreciation for your team’s hard work and contributions demonstrates that you value their efforts and that you recognize their contributions to the team’s success.
“I trust you.” – Trust is a key component of leadership respect. By expressing your trust in your team, you show that you believe in their abilities and that you are confident in their ability to handle responsibilities.
“What can I do to help?” – As a leader, it’s important to be supportive of your team. By offering to help, you show that you are willing to pitch in and that you are there to support your team when they need it.
“I believe in you.” – Expressing your belief in your team can be a powerful way to inspire leadership respect. It shows that you have confidence in their abilities and that you are supportive of their development and growth.
Lead From Within: These magic phrases when used consistently can help to increase respect in the leader’s ability to guide and inspire the team towards success.
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After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.
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Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.