The Five Types of Multipliers and Diminishers

There are many ways to stifle the creativity and smarts of your team, just as there are lots of ways to get the most out of people. To assess your leadership style, take the survey at .


The Empire Builder : Hoards resources and underutilizes talent

The Tyrant : Creates a tense environment that suppresses people’s thinking and capabilities

The Know-It-All : Gives directives that demonstrate how much he or she knows

The Decision Maker : Makes centralized, abrupt decisions that confuse the organization

The Micro-manager : Drives results through his or her personal involvement


The Talent Magnet : Attracts talented people and uses them to their highest potential

The Liberator : Creates an intense environment that requires people’s best thinking and work

The Challenger : Defines an opportunity that causes people to stretch their thinking and behaviors

The Debate Maker : Drives sound decisions by cultivating rigorous debate among team members

The Investor : Gives other people ownership of results and invests in their success


Which one are you ?

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