RENEW Strategies

May 2020 Resource Blog

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Prasoon Raghuwanshi
| May 5, 2020

For this month’s resource blog, we’re focusing on leadership. What good looks like, the best traits leaders have and successful leadership stories. If you’re a leader, do you embody these traits? Read the articles below to learn more.

  • What Good Leadership Looks Like During This Pandemic - This article explains the traits of good leadership when the situation is uncertain. Passing the good leadership test requires leaders to act in an urgent, honest, and iterative fashion, recognizing that mistakes are inevitable and then correcting course — not assigning blame — is the way to deal with them when they occur. (Harvard Business Review)
  • The Best Leaders Aren’t Afraid to Ask for Help - And needing help — asking for help — is an essential part of being a leader. (Harvard Business Review)
  • How Ron Kaplan Rescued Trex - Ron Kaplan is the CEO of Trex, a leader in making synthetic wood for backyard decks. This article describes how he turned around the company. (Barrons)

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Image Source: Harvard Business Review: The Best Leaders Aren’t Afraid to Ask for Help