Butting Heads with Impossible Leaders | Creator Magazine

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Narcissism and self-importance are issues, but more frequently a lack of enlightenment about how to lead gets in the way of effective management and leadership (are you constantly Butting Heads with #Impossible #Leaders?

Matthew Fritz‘s insight:

Are you "Leading Up?"  With tomes of books written about how to lead, it’s amazing how few talk about being in the middle….leading, while also being a follower.  What happens when your leader isn’t quite as strong, and you are forced to compensate and "lead up" when leading your own team?  Perhaps the issue is style, competence, or even personality.  Whatever the reason, you have the responsibility to provide the best possible leadership for your Teammates regardless of the circumstances.  Going toe-to-toe rarely results in positive results…  So I ask you, how are you leading up?

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Matthew Fritz is a leader and mentor in the field of complex organizational change, emotional intelligence, and organization strategy. A successful DoD senior-acquisition program manager and test leader, Matt has earned documented success in the areas of test and evaluation, assessment, technology development and flight operations. He has specialized experience in cost, schedule and performance management and is an active duty Field-Grade Officer with command-experience in the United States Air Force. Matt is also a certified acquisition professional, as well as a certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer/Practitioner. He is the Author of an instructional book entitled, “Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile for Success” and actively blogs with other military leaders at GeneralLeadership.com, as well as his personal blog at AdvancedVectors.com. He and his wife, Stacy, enjoy life with their daughter and son in New Mexico.

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