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