LSL MANAGEMENT TIP #35 Why You Need to Learn How to Speak a Leadership Vocabulary

LSL MANAGEMENT TIP #35 Why You Need to Learn How to Speak a Leadership Vocabulary

Why You Need to Learn How to Speak a Leadership Vocabulary

In leadership, as in most fields, there’s  a specialied vocabulary. But unlike the language of most fields, the words that mean the most in leadership aren’t technical jargon. They reflect the kind of language that virtually everyone knows and uses–a series of everyday phrases, affirmations, and mantras.

Our leadership vocabulary is designed to guide people toward doing two things: First, to trust your judgment and ability to lead  to trust your judgment and ability to lead,  and second, to contribute their own best effort to the team.

If we can learn to speak the vocabulary of leadership, we not only motivate people but inspire them  suceed.

Here are the basics:

– Go for it.

– What do you think?

– I trust you.

– Let’s take a chance.

– Keep exploring.

– Here’s what’s going on.

– I would like your feedback.

– I messed up.

– Let’s remember this.

– I appreciate you because…

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