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Q: How do your reactions instruct those around you to behave? One of the best ways to learn something is to teach it to someone else. This technique works because it forces us to consider a concept from the inside out. The best leaders are aware of the impact of their actions on others; that is, they are more self-aware. One effective way to grow our self-awareness is by turning ourselves inside out. Consider your reactions and behaviors in situations, especially high-stress ones. Now, imagine teaching those you lead to behave exactly as you do during those situations. If they did, would you be pleased or shocked? In truth, our reactions during stressful situations teach those around us whether we intend to or not.
Q: How do your reactions instruct those around you to behave?

One of the best ways to learn something is to teach it to someone else. This technique works because it forces us to consider a concept from the inside out.  

The best leaders are aware of the impact of their actions on others; that is, they are more self-aware. One effective way to grow our self-awareness is by turning ourselves inside out.    

Consider your reactions and behaviors in situations, especially high-stress ones. Now, imagine teaching those you lead to behave exactly as you do during those situations. If they did, would you be pleased or shocked?  In truth, our reactions during stressful situations teach those around us whether we intend to or not.  

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Trusted advisor and coach to admired executives globally for 3 decades, Thought leader on wisdom-based approaches to breakthrough leading, "Lead Coach" for Deloitte's experienced and high potential leader development, Team performance advisor to two NCAA championship teams