Seven essential leadership skills: Moving from manager to leader by Helen Mayson ILM June 2015

Making the leap from manager to leader

Training for new managers is often focused around technical ability, but often it’s the interpersonal skills and people management activity that is most in need of development. Making the leap to a leadership mindset means better focus on skills like communication, motivation and strategy – something many new managers are left to develop on their own.

  1. Improve problem solving skills
  2. Be more results focused
  3. Become a better communicator
  4. Build stronger teams
  5. Inspire and motivate
  6. Lead with integrity
  7. Start thinking strategically

7 Essential Leadership Skills