15 Ways Twitter Can Make You A Better Leader

Here are 15 Simple Ways That Twitter Can Make You A Better Leader, all in 140 or less.

  • 1. I Want Access- You have access to the thoughts, lives, principles & activities of some of the best leaders and leadership authors in the world.
  • 2. Let’s Be Open- Allowing those that U work for, w/ or may potentially work with in the future to take a more open look at your life. The Other Side Of You!
  • 3. Think Before You Act- Forces U 2 think before U tweet realizing that everything U tweet is permanent; all leadership decision R permanent at least 4 that moment.
  • 4. Keep It Pithy- U have 2 get straight 2 the point, 140 or less. Streamline yr thoughts, say what’s necessary, make it meaningful & Realize yr words matter!
  • 5. What’s The 411- There is an abundance of relevant information at your fingertips, current events, tech., trends, culture, scripture, product, research…
  • 6. You’re Not My Boss-  You have to learn how to lead and connect in an environment where people are not forced to follow or connect… Why should I listen to you?
  • 7. Don’t Be A Phony- Authenticity is critical for a leader! People smell a phony a mile away. Be Real, Be yourself. “Do You, It’s a Statement… Not a Question!”
  • 8. Development is about others- You have the ability to encourage, inspire, help, shape, lead & develop others. Make your tweets leadership matter.
  • 9. Influence is Earned-  You must earn your influence on Twitter & leadership is the same way. It’s about what you get, it’s about what you give.
  • 10. Two Way Street- Open comm. & feedback between leaders & followers is must for gr8 leaders. Be open to feedback, comm. & criticism frm Twitter followers.
  • 11. Style Matters- Watching, listening & learning from individual’s communication style & tone is key. Do u come off as a jerk, cool, nice, respectable…
  • 12. Understanding Influence- You quickly understand that influence isn;t simply about a position or role but rather what you offer your tribe.
  • 13. Change Is Important- You are able to see how things are changing daily, twitter went from being a “fad” to everyone using a twitter handle.
  • 14. Information Is King- You see the importance of information, twitter is so popular because it’s an information source. Do you have info?
  • 15. Relationship Matter- Relationships Mater, Connections Matter, Leadership is All About Relationships…

Share your thoughts on this list of 15 or add additional to the list… in 140 or less!

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    Relationships Mater, Connections Matter, Leadership is All About Relationships…

    • ScottWilliams

      Yes maa’m 

  • http://marleeward.com/ Marlee

    Okay, when I read your title I thought – this is gonna be a reach. And after the reading post I thought “Brilliant! Amazing! So True! So cool!” Great job using such a creative way to share an important message. Love it!

    • ScottWilliams

      Ha… Thanks. Keeping them less than 140 was the most difficult part.

  • http://kathleencaron.com/ kathleenbcaron

    Twitter is the great leveler, anyone can respond to yr tweets or mention you–humbling! How do you respond when someone says something mean?

    • ScottWilliams

      I either shoot something tastefully, candidly witty back or don’t respond at all. :)

  • http://the-cleanteam.webs.com/ Velvet Hedges

     You are able to see how things are changing daily, twitter went from being a “fad” to everyone using a twitter handle.

  • http://www.mauistables.com/ mauistables

     Authenticity is critical for a leader! People smell a phony a mile away. Be Real, Be yourself. “Do You, It’s a Statement… Not a Question!”

  • KYM

    I’ve been trying to tell friends why I prefer Twitter over FB. You’ve said it well. Thank you. Think I will retweet and FB.  

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    You have to learn how to lead and connect in an environment where people are not forced to follow or connect… Why should I listen to you?

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    Watching, listening & learning from individual’s communication style & tone is key. Do u come off as a jerk, cool, nice, respectable.

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    You must earn your influence on Twitter & leadership is the same way. It’s about what you get, it’s about what you give.

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  • http://twitter.com/TerryRWard Terry Ward

    Excellent list. Thanks for sharing.

  • Adonis Lenzy

    Great post Scott. Thanks for the leadership you provide.

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