Admired leaders ...
Admired leaders are very much appreciated by their team members, but also by their supervisors and senior management? Good question, in a lot of the cases both ways do not really go together very well.
"Characteristics of Admired Business Leaders - Successful businesses are usually led by great business leaders, that are also usually admired by their team. These leaders are admired because they possess certain traits or characteristics that motivate everyone to always give their best." https://project-management.com/characteristics-of-highly-admired-business-leaders/
- 5 Important Traits of the Most Admired Leaders https://www.lollydaskal.com/leadership/5-important-traits-of-the-most-admired-leaders/
- 5 Traits of Admired Leaders https://www.notredameonline.com/resources/leadership-and-management/5-traits-of-admired-leaders/
To make it more practical, just ask your team members for feedback about you as their leader. You will quickly realize the truth. If a direct interaction with your team is not possible or appreciated, think about a 360 Degree Feedback, here some insights:
- The Basics of 360 Degree Feedback & Why is it Important in 2019? https://blog.mettl.com/talent-hub/the-basics-of-360-degree-feedback-why-is-it-important-in-2019
Open and honest feedback always goes with trust. If there is trust in your team and their direct relationship with you, you will get the feedback you are asking for. Even years later, when you would need the statement for a reference to proof that you are an admired leader 🤩.
Millennials tend to appreciate regular feedback because they want to feel that their work matters and that they are making a difference in the workplace. As the youngest generation at most organizations, they also tend to be hungry for growth and development opportunities. Kathryn Minshew, American - Businesswoman Born: October 30, 1985 https://www.kminshew.com/