A key and immediate benefit—one that many people do not realize—is that increasing your leadership skills will help you win the game of life. And I don’t know anyone that doesn’t like to win! It doesn’t matter what you do for a living – if you exude leadership qualities, you will outperform others.
I get the opportunity to help people develop their leadership skills across a spectrum of industries. Their jobs are different and their responsibilities are diverse, but one thing is the same everywhere I go: Leaders want more guidance on how to be effective with decision making.
There will always be employees whom you cannot reach—team members with goals that do not match those of the organization and who are unwilling or unable to change.
We have had a huge response to the article Leadership Skills #9: A Great Leader = A Great Teacher. Let’s expand on a leader’s role of how to be “a great teacher” and providing resources for others to find success.
Are you familiar with the term “nomophobia”? Nomophobia is what happens to people when they don’t have access to their cell phones. It stands for No Mobile Phobia.
The employees who are most difficult to reach are often the eccentric ones, the extremely talented ones, or the rainmakers who bring in the customer base.
We are all familiar with the leadership skills needed for engaging our employees, principles of motivation, and the power of great leaders.
When working with people on their leadership skills, it is interesting to notice that they tend to work against their motivational needs.
Have you at times wondered if there is such a thing as an unmotivated person? Most people haven’t thought about what motivates them. They reach a burnout level and don’t understand why.
A transformative experience in my leadership development was with a client that dismissed me from his organization.