7 Ways Ineffective Leaders Lose Their Team’s Respect

August 23, 2016

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“Do as I say, not as I do.” That might work with your kids, but the team you’re leading at work won’t buy it. Ineffective leaders expect things from their staff members that they won’t do themselves, and that’s a really bad way to lead a team.

Yet that’s only one of the many ways in which ineffective leaders can not only kill team spirit, but completely lose the respect of those who report to them. How many of these 7 poor leadership habits do you—or your boss—practice? (Originally shared on

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    […] from who we are and what we do—a balance of character and competence. It takes time to earn and only an instant to destroy. So it’s crucial to firmly establish yourself as a credible leader and […]

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