How to identify a Toxic Leadership posture?
Check out some characteristics of a Leader considered TOXIC:
⦁ Low confidence in the team
⦁ Aggressive communication
⦁ Agility in pointing out employee mistakes
⦁ Believes he is always right
⦁ Does not open space to listen to employees and solve problems as a team
⦁ Controls and imposes many activities within a short time frame
⦁ Centralizes decision-making
⦁ Frequent supervision over the routine of team members
⦁ Person of difficult coexistence
⦁ Causes toxicity in the work environment
⦁ Does not recognize the errors
⦁ Does not open space to listen and interact with employees
An inadequate leadership posture destroys the organizational culture, as a toxic leader harms the growth of the team and the company as a whole. This type of leader generates pressure and can come to morally harass his employees.
How can we not be a Toxic Leader?
Seeking new learning is an excellent option for the leader to develop some competencies such as collaboration and empathy.