Being an effective leader at any level requires much more than just knowing some leadership principles and having a small collection of leadership skills. Your success depends completely on how SMART you are about WHO you are before you ever show up in the role to lead. Many new leaders have found themselves drowning under the enormous tidal wave of the traditional 3 Rs of a leadership position (rules, regulations and routines), and often never discover that the most important R of leadership is excelling in being Relational.

As a veteran leader, I learned the hard way how my success or failure was tied directly to these Leader SMART attributes. Jump start your leadership success with some of my favorite content using the acronym SMART!