How to Become a Better Leader

Rich Hein recently wrote spoke with authors, industry and IT career experts to find out what you can do to build your leadership skills to world-class. Some key suggestions he offered included;

  • Find a good mentor in your organization
  • Empower your team
  • Develop your strategy skills
  • Develop your communication skills
  • Become a better listener
  • Be a better networker
  • Be consistent and honest
  • Know yourself/be authentic
  • Don't micro-manage
  • Surround yourself with people smarter than you
  • Always be learning

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Virginia MacKoul

Virginia is a graduate from the University of Florida's College of Design Construction and Planning with a degree in Sustainability and the Built Environment, and a minor in Urban Regional Planning. Virginia joined the Front Street team in 2011, as an intern. Upon graduation, Virginia joined the Front Street team full-time as the Director of Client Services. Ms. MacKoul’s addition furthers Front Street’s continued growth and expansion within Gainesville and other North Central Florida markets. She was promoted to Director of Marketing in 2014 and now manages the firm’s team of interns and oversees all marketing and branding activity. Virginia was born in Boston and moved to Lee County, Florida in 1997. Virginia graduated her high school's International Baccalaureate program and started at the University of Florida with a focus on Architecture. Virginia shares Front Street's passion of giving back to the community and those in need. Virginia's hobbies include photography, cooking, football, movies, music, and spending time with her dog, Brinkley.

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