Leader is a leader when people opt to follow him and managing people is one of the most important aspects of leadership. To communicate vision and values, it is very important to spend quality time with the team. Equally important is to supervise them and monitor the outcomes.
Here is an excerpt from “LeadingBlog” post “5 Leadership Lessons – Ultimate Leadership – Leading in Context” –
A successful leader never languishes in the comfort of a swivel chair. The most important of all troop-leading steps, yet the one most often neglected, is the last – to supervise. And you supervise by being out with and devoting the bulk of your time to our most important product – people. You can always catch up on what you thought was essential paperwork during the evenings or on weekends, but once neglected, you will find it extremely difficult, if not impossible, to catch up on people.”
Read the full post to know more about the other four lessons.