Put Away the Poker Face

Have you ever worked with someone who always left you wondering, “I wonder what he’s thinking?”

Approachability is an essential leadership trait, and if your teammates can’t read you, they aren’t sure how to approach you. Some leaders use their stoicism as a guard, while others aren’t even aware that their subtle actions (or inactions) make their teammates think twice about approaching them.

Here are some examples of ways you might be keeping your colleagues from connecting with you: (more…)