Learn to anticipate situations in which others need your leadership.

You naturally take charge. Learn to anticipate situations when others need your leadership. Your ability to take control during challenging times can make a difference when time is of the essence.

People with high Command can say things that others only think. People appreciate the advocacy you provide and your willingness to stand up for issues that are important to the team.

Sometimes your candor is intimidating, causing others to avoid offending you because of their fear of your reaction. If necessary, explain that you are blunt because it feels uncomfortable to keep things bottled up – not because you want to frighten other people into silence.