If you’re the leader of a military unit or a first responder squad, you need to have a personality that people can respect and trust. Let’s talk about a few ways you can increase your respectability as a leader.

Although body language is often something we overlook, it is crucial to establishing yourself as a respectable leader. People will notice things like a firm handshake, confident posture and steady eye contact, so you should focus on improving these qualities in yourself.

Another important part of earning your team’s respect is by doing your part. One mistake that is common in new leaders is to sit back and let the team do all the work. You should be prepared to get your hands dirty and work alongside your squad.

Thank you for joining us, and be sure to tune back in for Part 2 of this series.