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Ronald Williams
Ronald Williams

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What makes a good community leader?

I am learning more about the Community Industry Awards (https://bit.ly/TheCommunityAwards) and wanted to know if there are any common characteristic or leadership traits that determine a good community leader? Any suggestions? 😃

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Jennifer • Edited on

Hi Ronald! Definitely empathy is the #1 I've been seeing everywhere for this role which is kind of a double edged sword for me because i always put myself in people's shoes and want to alleviate any negative feelings they may feel or have all the while without compromising the company's mission and values. Also finding the right balance between being welcoming and friendly but still maintaining a sense of authority is key (as to some, empathy can be seen as a weakness) sad face

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Victoria

Hey Ronald, here's something I wrote on this recently: adventuresofv.com/post/top-5-commu...

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Thanks for this! I just subscribed to your newsletter.

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Victoria • Edited on

@rwill_build Awesome thanks! It's not so much of a newsletter, but a sometimey blog writing situation LOL! Glad to see you there :)