Time Mastery and Relationship Mastery are essentially the most important skills for effective leaders according to Tony Robbins. Focusing your energies in the right direction towards targeted results and ‘cutting through the clutter’ is essential. In this process, building of deeper relationships on a personal level would prove beneficial in the long run.
Leaders have the quality of emotional mastery, which gives you the strength and flexibility to tackle any challenge, even when all hell is breaking loose, as we covered in the previous blog post in this series. Now we’ll look at two other core qualities extraordinary leaders possess, RELATIONSHIP MASTERY and TIME MASTERY.
Ultimately the quality of your life is the quality of your relationships. How many times have you heard, “business is relationship?” It’s one of those clichés that never escapes us. But one reason we hear clichés again and again is because they are true. Ultimately our capacity to connect, not on a surface level, but on a very deep and personal level, is what allows us to break through the limitations that stop ourselves or any individual or group we are looking to lead to a new level.
Relationships are built not just by practicing rapport skills, but by truly understanding and appreciating where people are coming from—wanting to step in their shoes, understanding their point of view and finding a way to help them meet their needs while they meet the needs of the team and the organization. Facebook and Twitter are great tools, but if your idea of friendship is your Facebook or Twitter circles, perhaps it’s time to look deeper.
How well would you rate your own capacity to go deep in relationships, to penetrate beyond the surface of what people tell you to find out what’s really going on so that you can help people and yourself take things to a new level as a leader?……
Check out the original article : Leadership Secret Three: Two Skills Great Leaders Master | LinkedIn.