When you are a leader, you set the tone. It does not matter if you are leading a multi-million-dollar company or a meeting with two other people — when you’re in charge, you have immense power to influence those who look to you for guidance, direction, or inspiration.
Use your power well. Take that extra moment today to ensure you are setting the right tone when you communicate — in meetings, in private conversations, and in your written communications.
It only takes some self-awareness and an extra moment. The results are worth it.