Defining Moments

Adams, Bill
January 2006
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jan2006, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p13
The article explains how a leader's actions will define him or her for years to come. The leader's actions and thoughts determine how they will be perceived and defined by their subordinates. Their capability to build trust and credibility through their actions affects how they are perceived by people.


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