Today's Hotelier - September 2016 - 44

LEADERSHIp essential beHaviors To become a better leader doesn't mean you have to incorporate all 12 habits at once. Start by focusing on just one or two at a time. by DR. TRAVIS BRADBERRY O NE of THE MoST popuLAR DilberT CoMIC strips in the cartoon's history begins with Dilbert's boss relaying senior leadership's explanation for the company's low profits. In response to his boss, Dilbert asks incredulously, "So they're saying that profits went up because of great leadership and down because of a weak economy?" To which Dilbert's boss replies, "These meetings will go faster if you stop putting things in context." Great leadership is indeed a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you're working for one, but even they can have a hard time explaining the specifics of what they do that makes their leadership so effective. Great leadership is dynamic; it melds a variety of unique skills into an integrated whole. 4 4  | SEpTEMbER 2016 | TODAYSHOTELIER.COM 8.5-Minute readinG tiMe http://www.TODAYSHOTELIER.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Today's Hotelier - September 2016

Letter From the Chairman
Letter From the President & Ceo
News Bytes
AAHOA Spotlight
Government Affairs
5 Easy Ways to Become a Health‑Conscious Hotelier
4 Points of the Traveler's Journey
Navigating to Healthful
The Latest Strategies in Achieving Sustainability Savings
Employee Training
Sales & Marketing
Finance Q&A
AAHOA Founding Members
AAHOA Event Shots
Advertiser Index

Today's Hotelier - September 2016