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satisfaction. 5. Leaders follow Golden Rule concepts Leaders who understand the power of their example treat coworkers at all levels with respect, mentor and coach people, seize and take advantage of teachable moments, show up on time and take responsibility for their actions. They show empathy, passion, integrity and compassion. There’s a lot being written about how to manage millennials, Gen Xers and baby boomers, but I think most of us developed our leadership styles through our family upbringing and the mentors we’ve been fortunate to have. However, the culture of your organization plays a significant role as you observe successful peer and group behaviors. 17 |TIBO Magazine - Fall 2016 But don’t worry if you lacked positive models in the past or feel that your style isn’t consistent with that of your current organization. If you like and respect your organization, realize that you can modify your style by observing and modeling successful behaviors of your peers and the group. You may find you like your new style — and your team members do as well! Haley Crum Blanton Executive Vice Presisent FrankCrum Article also published in The Business Journal