As a leader you know that you need to keep on top of your game. So what are 7 positive things that you can do to be an even better leader?
It not only makes a difference to you but provides clarity of direction for others.
The team of people that you lead are likely to have great ideas to help you get better results. The question is whether you are willing to listen more and leverage the benefits.
It is great to have a vision but if you cannot win the support of others, it never translates into anything. Make winning the support of others a priority as they can make it happen.
Time is the ultimate limiting factor, so don’t waste it trying to do things you are not good at.
The best leaders I worked for were always interested in the success of others. If you help others to progress you will get that returned in bucket loads.
Yes there will be times when you need to be tough but that does not mean you cannot treat people with respect.
Just because you are a leader does not mean you can stop growing and developing. The challenges merely get bigger the further you progress.
The reality is that leading is challenging but often simple changes can hugely influence the results you get.
Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps accountants and health professionals to become highly effective leaders and managers. You can sign up for his free audio e-course at www.goalsandachievements.co.uk
Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 6,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.