#3 – 2011: 7 Warning Signs you May be a Controlling Leader

This is the third most popular blog post written in 2011:

7 Warning Signs You May Be a Controlling Leader

I’m seeing and hearing more about controlling leadership lately. I regularly talk to young leaders through my blog and many of them feel they are working for one. The odd thing, however, is that many controlling leaders never really know they are one. One reason I annually ask our staff to evaluate me, is because I know I have this tendency (It’s even one of my “strengths” on StrengthsFinder) and I have to guard against it.

I’ve written about this form of leadership in previous posts:

10 Reasons Not to Call Yourself an Empowering Leader

Leading People Versus Controlling People

Are you still wondering if you might be one?

Here are 7 warning signs that you may be a controlling leader:


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