How to be a Good Role Model

Setting a Good Example at Work

How to be a Good Role Model

What kind of impression do you leave on others?

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Have you ever worked with someone you really looked up to? Perhaps you worked under a leader who always kept her cool, even when she was facing enormous pressure.

Or maybe you looked up to one of your employees, who always managed to stay positive, even when he was faced with a series of tough challenges.

All of us have probably worked with people like this. But, have you ever thought about your own actions and behavior? Are you a good role model for those around you?

In this article, we'll explore the benefits of being a good role model, and we'll highlight what you can work on to become a better role model – especially for less-experienced team members.

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