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Four Things Good Leaders Do That Bad Leaders Don't When Facing Obstacles

The do's and don'ts of becoming a more effective leader

Effective leaders put aside their expertise to get the best out of colleagues. They heighten the collective genius of those in their organizations. And, in doing so, their teams overcome obstacles that, at first glance, seemed insurmountable.

Ineffective leaders, on the other hand, flex their expertise in the moment. They feel good about their decisions, while their colleagues feel isolated, unheard and undervalued. And as a result, their organizations whither away in response to challenges.

To understand the tactics of effective leaders in high-functioning organizations during difficult times, I caught up with Dr. Richard Winters, author of You're the Leader. Now What?: Leadership Lessons from Mayo Clinic.

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