Heed this advice from Julian Birkinshaw, author of the book, Becoming A Better Boss, on how to be a better leader.
Strive to answer “Yes” to these three questions:
- Do you invest your time in things that help others to succeed?
- Do you invest in projects that will help the company in the long run, even if you won’t be around to get any credit for their success?
- Are you prepared to try out a new way of working that may fail, even if you risk looking foolish?