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Planners: Leadership Is Defined by Action, Not Title

Check out this simplified blueprint for being a leader on a day-to-day basis.

Even if a meeting planner isn't the head of her department, there's still ample opportunity to be a leader within the organization. But there are certain behaviors that planners must practice regularly to be a true leader-—like the ability to put mistakes behind you and start fresh every day. Another key behavior: recognizing the best in other team members and bringing them into project in the right way, and perhaps even giving them some leadership responsibility of their own. 

In a recent interview, Drew Dudley, a TED Talk presenter and author of the new book This Is Day One: A Practical Guide to Leadership That Matters, provides useful advice on how to practice those two key traits on a regular basis. Read the article in SmartBrief.

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