Being “liked” isn’t everything when it comes to leadership, but it definitely matters – especially if you want to be the kind of boss others want to work for. It isn’t about being popular, though. It’s about retaining the best employees, inspiring others to better productivity and creativity, and getting the kind of results that help you rise in your career.
In this recent Forbes.com article by Jack Zenger, he talks about likability. Be honest with yourself- how many of these attributes do you have?