How to Become a Better Leader

How to Become a Better Leader

 

If you are looking to move up at work, you are going to need to have good leadership skills.  What makes a great leader? Here are tips for becoming just that.

Find a Good Mentor – Identify someone in your organization that can be your mentor.  Internal mentors already understand the culture and can guide you through office politics.

Empower Your Staff – Create good communication among your team members where ideas are shared and it is safe to bring up any issue.

Take Classes – The world is changing at a rapid pace.  What is cutting edge today will be replaced.  So you need to stay current and always be learning.

Work on Your Communication Skills – Know who you are talking to and use terms they can understand.  If they are not going to understand technical terms make sure you simplify.

Be a Good Listener – Listen with intent.  Take your time to hear the whole story then formulate a response.  Be patient.

It is Important to Network – Join some groups that work with your niche.  Force yourself to be immersed in your area of expertise even in you fall more towards being an introvert.

Be Consistent, Honest and Authentic – This makes you knowable.  Other staff members will respect you for this.

Surround Yourself with People Smarter Than You – Don’t let your ego stop you from hiring the very best.

Key Points:

  • 1If you want to move up the corporate ladder you will need good leadership skills.
  • 2You must work on the skills you need to maintain employee retention, a major problem facing businesses.
  • 3In order to be a good leader you must be able to articulate your point effectively.


Employees need to and should feel encouraged to understand that if they have issues or concerns they won’t be laughed out of the room or simply ignored by addressing them.
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