How to be a more collaborative leader: 4 key competencies

Spotlight on Collaboration | The Institute of Leadership & Mgt (

What are the hallmarks of a truly collaborative leader? In my 14+ years at Red Hat, I have come to appreciate a set of soft skills competencies we call the Red Hat Multiplier. It consists of these behaviors: Connect, Extend trust, Be transparent, Collaborate, and Promote inclusive meritocracy. To become a more collaborative leader, I had to not only embrace it but practice it.

Malcolm Gladwell writes in the “The Tipping Point” that collaborative leaders need to play the role of global connectors.

Let’s examine how and why these behaviors could help you become a more collaborative leader…READ ON

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