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How Transformational Leaders Use Self-deprecating Humour

How Transformational Leaders Use Self-deprecating Humour | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
While a sense of humour can be an effective leadership tool, it depends on how that humour is used. Humour that targets or belittles followers undermines the leader’s influence. On other hand, humour that is self-deprecating can increase the connection between a leader and his or her followers.
Self-deprecating humour is especially potent for transformational leaders, defined as leaders who are focused on the advancement and success of their people. Transformational leadership consists of these four components:

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donhornsby's curator insight, June 7, 8:37 AM

(From the article): In sharp contrast to aggressive humour that can destroy a leader’s credibility and effectiveness, humour that is self-deprecating without being defeatist is an extraordinary tool for communicating and reinforcing a culture based on these egalitarian relationships. There is a fine line, however, between self-deprecating and self-disparaging, and leaders must walk it carefully.

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The Top Six Leadership Behaviours - Invoke Results

The Top Six Leadership Behaviours - Invoke Results | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
What are the leadership behaviours that have been proven to enhance performance and retain talent? The Full Range Leadership model (Bass & Avolio) has the answers.

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Jeff Anderson | GSN's curator insight, June 3, 2:14 PM
The Top Six Leadership Behaviours1. Building Trust
  • Going beyond your self-interest; builds respect for you
2. Acting With Integrity
  • Talking about your most important values and beliefs
3. Inspiring Others
  • Articulating a compelling vision of the future
  • Expressing confidence that goals will be achieved
4. Encouraging Innovative Thinking
  • Seeking differing perspectives when problem solving
  • Getting others to look at issues from different angles
5. Coaching People
  • Spending individual time teaching & coaching
  • Helping people to identify and develop their strengths
6. Rewarding Achievement
  • Expressing satisfaction when expectations are met
  • Delivering what is promised in exchange for support
Authentis Formations's curator insight, June 5, 9:38 AM

Les 6 comportements du leadership ! Tellement simple...

Zach V's curator insight, July 14, 2:31 PM

Respect

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Transformational Leadership: 10 Coaching Tips to Maximize Performance

Transformational Leadership: 10 Coaching Tips to Maximize Performance | NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development | Scoop.it
Transformational Leadership: 10 Coaching Tips to Maximize Performance

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, May 30, 8:31 AM

Nice eBook from this... good read 

Didier Hauvette's curator insight, June 5, 12:04 PM

Quelques conseils pour que les managers jouent le rôle de coach de leurs équipes

Jim Doyle's curator insight, June 9, 5:43 AM

Leadership: 10 Coaching Tips to Maximize Performance