Posts Tagged "leadership"

3 Keys To Being A Great Leader

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Blog

3 Keys To Being A Great Leader

The importance of developing leadership skills is one of the hottest topics in the business world today. Pundits often focus on leadership because they believe you can’t be successful in business or any other area in your life unless you are a leader. There is some truth to this sentiment, as it’s much easier to rise to the top and succeed when you are able to inspire others to help you. The difficulty is that so few of us actually are that mythical creature known as “the natural born leader”. Thankfully, leadership is a talent that is comprised of several skills, all of which you can learn and master with effort and time. Here are three leadership skills to work on developing so that you too can become a great leader. Pursue Excellence Great leaders tend to pursue excellence in everything that they do. While many businesses are content with average or mediocre performance, great leaders are able to inspire both clients and employees by becoming masters of their particular craft or field of endeavor. Mastery allows them to provide a superior product or service and stand out from the crowd, drawing others to them. To become masters, they...

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How To Lead Your Team To Profit

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Blog

How To Lead Your Team To Profit

What does it take to be a successful leader? Some might say that it depends on the field or industry. The truth is that no matter what industry your business is in, whether it’s a small business, a large multi-national conglomerate, or even a national sports team, there are certain steps that each leader must take to successfully lead their team. The following are the top three steps that each leader must take to successfully lead their team to success and profit, regardless of the field or industry. Lead By Example In order to be successful, it’s important that a leader be competent and understand their core business. No one likes taking direction from someone who doesn’t understand the business or hasn’t “been there” in the trenches themselves. It’s also impossible for a team to display ethical behaviour and integrity unless the leader displays these characteristics and holds themselves as well as their team accountable. If you are a leader that is “new” to a specific business, take the time to understand the ins and outs of an operation before you begin to direct others in how to best accomplish your company’s goals. If you’ve been with the company...

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