A positive leader can maximise results and maintain a culture that creates a strong brand, visible at all points of contact for a business. Excellent leadership capabilities at the top translate to a firm being able to manage teams effectively and encourage a resourceful and efficient team.
Here’s a list of ‘must haves’ compiled for business leaders and organisations alike to successfully master the art of leadership.
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Successful business leaders always take time to build strong relationships with their colleagues, co-workers, members in the team and also with each customer they interact with to provide a unique and highly personalised experience.
By going the extra mile to develop these relationships, business leaders demonstrate exceptional commitments towards their job role, thus driving more business and generating RoI to extend market reach into new territories and globalise their brand footprint across markets.
“As a new leader, it’s all too easy to slip unconsciously into poor behaviours without realising it,” says Christine Wright, Operations Director of Hays.
“Leaders are often surrounded by ‘yes’ people who tell you what you want to hear. So seek out appraisals from trusted contacts inside and outside the business who will talk to you honestly. This will keep you grounded as they will point out objectively what’s happening, what’s going wrong and whether you are part of the problem. 360-degree appraisals can also provide feedback on how your team members feel they are led.”
An effective leader helps create positive environment at work that encourages and motivates individuals to be successful, as well as fosters collaborative spirit towards developing excellent working relationships.
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