Sing it with me now: “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes – Knees and Toes!”
Today’s tip can’t help but remind me of this much-beloved song and dance I (and I am guessing you) used to do with my mom, teachers and other family growing up.
But for today’s purpose, it’s all about leadership – and how thinking about this tune can help you become a better leader.
You see, thanks to a visit from Mohammed Alauddin, a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, visiting Arizona from Bangladesh to share experiences and learn about the communications functions in the United States, there are four basic competencies of effective leadership:
So, not quite the exact song, but will still hum it to myself each time I review these characteristics.
A special thanks to the Cronkite School for letting Alauddin be a part of our team in March. We learned so much about leadership, working as a team and the continued need to share such information from different cultural perspectives.