As a manager with experience in academia, the private, public, and nonprofit sectors I have learned that it is best to be known as an intelligent and results-oriented leader, to have folks respect your knowledge and wisdom. However, it is easy to see some accomplished leaders become intimidating to others and not realize it.
Being approachable always pays dividends. Demeanor can be contagious if we are welcoming, we can set the tone for our colleagues. To put people at ease, reducing stress and encouraging everyone to feel comfortable sharing ideas and issues.
How do you make sure you’re as approachable as you’d like to be? Check the signals you send to your students and staff.
With 20+ years dedicated to media and academia, Professor Roberto FE Soto is a multilingual media maestro with a passion for global communications and an upbeat personality that helps him become an excellent motivator. Showing human vulnerability also goes a long way.
I have enjoyed a career with impressive positions. As a Cuban political refugee, I arrived in America like many others to build a better life. I am the youngest of 3 and the father of three. I considers my background one of many blessings and will eternally be grateful for the doors that have opened for me and my entire family. Check below to see what others say about me.
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