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How Successful Engineers Become Great Business Leaders by Paul Rulkens

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CHAPTER 5

Effective Leadership Behaviors

Which behaviors will help you cross the Valley of Death, how can you build these behaviors for yourself, and how can you change the behaviors of others?

Why Effective Leadership Behaviors Matter

On August 15, 1977, something remarkable happened. A strong radio signal was received by Ohio State University’s Big Ear radio telescope. Its source? The constellation Sagittarius. It had all the characteristics of extraterrestrial origin. Astronomer Jerry Ehman looked at the result and wrote the comment Wow! on the computer printout. Until this very day, the Wow! event remains unexplained, yet it carries a valuable lesson. In a world full of noise, a distinct signal has power to stand apart like a tall giraffe ...

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