However you choose to define it, maturity is a non-negotiable at the leadership level.
That means you can’t be flippant or downright condescending, even when you really (really) want to.
How you behave in front of your team, peers, and fellow leaders will always be a direct representation of the company you work for, so it becomes twice as important to behave with a sense of decorum.
Handling conflict and difficult situations where emotions can run high will say a lot about your leadership style.
There will always be moments where your first instinct will be to lead with your emotions, but taking a step back and approaching them with curiosity and understanding will is best for all parties involved.
The higher up you go within an organization, the more you’ll be presented with moments where you’ll have to agree to disagree and just move on.
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