Being a great leader is about helping others achieve, it’s not a position, it’s an attitude and anyone can be a leader, no matter where you are in an organization.
Great leaders work hard and are humble.
Great leaders are empathetic and they have an uncanny ability to see around corners.
Great leaders engage and empower their people. Tweet this!
Great leaders act as coaches and mentors,
There is this great saying I once heard and it goes something like this:
“When I talk to managers, I get the feeling that they are important but when I talk to leaders I get the feeling that I am important”
True leaders, have your back, they create an environment of trust and they won’t be throwing you under the bus.
And lastly, true leaders take all the blame and give away all the credit.
A study by Leadership IQ showed that individuals who are engaged with leaders for 6 or more hours a week are
- 29% more inspired
- 30% more engaged
- 15% more motivated
- 10% more innovative
I don’t know about you, but I’ll take an inspired, engaged, motivated and innovative staff over the alternative, any day.
So are you a leader?
Copyright © Greg Weatherdon
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Get More LIFE Out of Your Business
You shouldn’t be the hardest working person in your company.
Many small business owners find that even after the struggling start-up years, they’re working too many hours and still managing every aspect of their businesses.
Greg Weatherdon has been there, done that. As an entrepreneur, he learned not only how to get a business to the point of running smoothly, but also how to reduce the number of hours he worked, delegate more responsibility to his employees, and take longer vacations while his business chugged along like a well-oiled machine. And now he is providing the secret to success.
Do you suffer from any of the following?
1. Business ownership isn’t living up to the dream.
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5. You can never take a vacation.
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