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Small habits create a big impression about your leadership skills

March 14, 2016
Borderless Leadership

Cancelling a one-on-one catch-up with a team member or constantly checking your mobile phone are two seemingly small things that can give a poor impression of you as a leader. While perhaps inconsequential to you, such actions can lead your colleagues to believe that you cannot keep promises and are not interested in listening to them, says Suzanne Bates, author of a new book, All the Leader You Can Be.

By Emma De Vita

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