Identifying the sources of toxicity and stifled growth in your agency can be challenging. In this episode Carrie shares how to eliminate toxicity and cultivate growth-minded leaders so that your agency can thrive and increase employee retention, even in our current challenging environment.
- You can't separate your personal self from your professional self – Embracing the values and interests you have in your personal life can amplify who you are as a leader.
- Leaders are at there best when they demonstrate transparency and authenticity – This concept is often more difficult to apply than it would seem. In an industry of very driven, “type-A” individuals, we are often self-burdened with an expectation that we must know everything in order to demonstrate our competence as a leader.
- The biggest barrier to becoming a great leader is worrying about what others think of you – This is the single most common fear that is brought to light by public safety leaders.