- “How can I be a better leader?” Simple as that.
- “Thank you.” You might be surprised by how infrequently this is said.
- “Nice job.” Variations include “Good work” and “Way to go.” Make sure it’s true before you say it.
- “What do you think?” Maybe the most valuable phrase of all, this is a demonstration of respect.
— Adapted from “10 phrases that will make you a better leader,” Dan McCarthy, SmartBlog on .