5 habits to transform your leadership Style

Leadership is a never ending development of the skill. There are new things to learn, existing skills to reinforce and improve; and bad habits to remove.

Riz Tabley
7 min readFeb 18, 2024
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There isn’t any one article resource, book, or course that you need to develop your skills as a leader. There is too much breadth and width when it comes to leadership. For me, developing my leadership skills is a never-ending journey.

Below are some habits I believe will help you transform your leadership style. These are habits I am instilling in my daily routine. Do this each day and you will see the improvement in your leadership skills.


“We have been fighting on this planet for ten thousand years; it would be idiotic and unethical to not take advantage of such accumulated experiences. If you haven’t read hundreds of books, you are functionally illiterate, and you will be incompetent, because your personal experiences alone aren’t broad enough to sustain you. Any commander who claims he is ‘too busy to read’ is going to fill body bags with his troops as he learns the hard way.” General Jim Mattis

Even though General Mattis’s quote is about military commanders’ reading habits to learn warfare, it still…