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Secrets

5 THINGS

that Increase
Your Leadership Impact
BY BRIAN BRAUDIS

A MAJOR CONCERN for senior executives is "bench strength" - that is, the quantity and quality of up-and-coming, potential
leaders who are in the pipeline. The problem is that too often these would-be leaders "hold back, shrink and play small." One CEO
recently said, "The potential leaders in our pipeline need to show up, step up, and increase their leadership impact."
True. An organization is only as strong as its leadership.
In today's climate of unprecedented change, intense competition and more demanding customers, leaders can't hold back or shrink.
Team members are looking to leadership for certainty, definitive guidance, vision and a solid commitment. Here are 5 secrets to increase
your leadership impact.

SHIFT THE ENERGY
OF YOUR TEAM

With composure, increase and elevate your
communications. Share your higher perspective
and calm the anxiety with your increased presence and obvious commitment. Shift the energy
of your team toward purpose. Strategically use
each day to keep your organizational purpose
in front of your team members. Talk about your
mission. Get them excited about growing and
serving your clients, customers and stakeholders. Share the growth you see and the future
you envision. When your team has a growth
mindset it's only natural that your organization will grow.

PROMOTE DAILY PROGRESS

Leaders are only deemed successful if they get
results and they get those results through working
with people. The only way people do great things
is by focusing on their strengths and possibilities.
Leaders set the stage for this focus. Leaders have
tremendous influence in promoting daily progress
by ensuring team members have the environment
they need to make steady progress and maintain
momentum. Set clear goals for meaningful work,
provide autonomy and promote ownership of the
outcomes.

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BUILD A BODY OF BEHAVIOR

COLLABORATE

Bigger results come from bigger
efforts. Instill collaboration within divisions and across programs. Use your
leadership presence to convert dissonance to connectedness, silos into
solidarity, problems into innovations,
risk into reward and daily efforts into a
dramatically improved future. Set the
behavioral norm by becoming known as
the leader interested in organizational
success over individual success. When
you execute on a higher and larger perspective, you instantly increase leadership impact.

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Be more of a model than a critic. Avoid these "Killer Cs":
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Criticizing
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Complaining
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Competing
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Comparing
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Colluding
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Contending
Don't criticize. Talk about what went well. Show your team
what is possible. Add energy to the context. Be consistent. Your
team is faced with being productive in spite of problems and
hassles. When they know that they can consistently count on
you for support and direction, momentum skyrockets.

5

FOCUS ON WHAT IS
RIGHT, NOT WHO IS
RIGHT

Team members rely on
leaders to create an environment that is impartial,
where everyone has the
same opportunities that are
based on merit. Don't take
sides. Use conflict to demonstrate your commitment
to organizational success.
Model a higher perspective
that lifts others from their
petty preoccupations and
carries them above the fray.
Be a stronghold trailblazer
that guides the upward purpose of your team.

Brian Braudis is a highly sought-after human potential expert, certified coach, speaker and author
of High Impact Leadership: 10 Action Strategies for Your Ascent. He has also authored several
audio programs from executive leadership development to stress management. Brian believes
"leadership" is a verb not a title. Brian's passionate and inspiring presentations are based on the
foundation that regardless of your position or role everyone is a leader. For more information on
Brian Braudis, please visit: www.thebraudisgroup.com.

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Letter from the ICA
Meet the Board
By the Numbers
Overheard Online
Globetrotting
Waterway Gas & Wash
Rising stars
You've made it... now what?
Kadelyn Burgess, Crew Car Wash
Roll up your sleeves
They say they want a revolution
Lessons pave the way to success
Car Wash Excellence Summit
Carina Spurlock, Mister Car Wash
Shaun Nordgaarden, Waterway Gas & Wash
Automotive technology
... And now I own a car wash
“The How of Car Washing”
Take a Tour: Wash N Roll
Blast from the Past
Marketing Minute
Download It!
Ask Champ
Top Tweets
Advertiser Index
5 Things
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