Champion – Critic – Brat, which dominates in your world?

Which are you; Champion – Critic – Brat?

Which of your three inherent personalities dominates your leadership style, Champion – Critic – Brat?  Be aware that Monkeys see/Monkeys do.

Your leadership style sets the company/team culture and determines the bottom line. Your ability to “stand and deliver” is a key factor in having executive presence and charisma. Therefore, you need to discover the dominant voice you have that shapes your personality — and if necessary change it.

Are you a champion, critic, or brat? Your success or failure depends on which personality dominates — which personality is perceived by others.

Major qualities of a Champion

How many of these qualities do you possess?

• You listen carefully to staff and customers
• You are flexible
• You solicit feedback, comments and advice
• You know the value proposition
• You believe in relationship building
• You insist on regular scheduled weekly two-way communications with all members of your team, intra and inter-departmental.
• You are not afraid to admit mistakes, lacks, oversights, attitude, guidance, and poor          communications.
• You are consistent
• You establish clearly focused goals and rewards
• You have standards
• You fully support the teams

These are the basic building blocks for your role to become a charismatic leader with executive presence. This is what’s necessary for you to step up to the plate as a leader. The perception of others about you is often based on your voice – vocal qualities.

We all contain the personalities of Champion, Critic and Brat. Your path to success, mediocrity or failure depends on which personality dominates. So, how are you perceived?

The next blog will cover the qualities of critics and brats as well as a self-assessment tool for you to take to determine which is your dominant quality.



Blumsack Brown BackgroundAs a coach, trainer and consultant, Larry Blumsack partners with people and organizations on the move and those already there to accelerate their communication, presentation and speaking skills to be on par with their ambition. Through one-on-one coaching and group training Larry helps leaders and aspiring leaders elevate their presence and communication skills to influence more people, sell more products-services-ideas and inspire others more successfully than they ever imagined.

Larry is the bestselling author of Face-to-Face is The Ultimate Social Media and founder of Zoka Institute and Zoka Training®. Zoka Training® — Mind/Voice/Body/Mindfulness in sync — is the result of Larry’s 45 years as a coach, acting teacher, actor, voice-over artist, theater and TV director/producer, radio & TV commentator and show host, speaker, trainer, serial entrepreneur, and syndicated columnist. Larry was a founding member of the theater department at Northeastern University.

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