Leadership is rarely taught in school. All business problems are a result of a lack of leadership. The solution is leadership training. The fact is, professional leadership is teachable to every employee and employer.
What is Leadership?
A Leader establishes a clear vision of goals, provides the proper information, knowledge and methods to manifest that vision. Good Leaders proactively facilitates as well as balances the conflicting interests of all employees and employers.
Once you learn and use leadership skills, it transforms your professional life, your personal life and increases your happiness. When you commit to developing leaders within your organization, company goals are achieved.
Let's take a look at why lack of leadership is the cause of all your business problems.
An effective leader is proactive and takes personal responsibility for the situation they are in and reaches company goals. The fact is, most leaders are reactive and irresponsible and do not make a difference. Your company requires effective leaders starting from the top down to entry level employees and interns. Leadership and Management are different, this is why.
Management provides the proper information, knowledge and methods to manifest that vision as does leadership. After that they are different. The characteristics of effective leadership are:
They want to thrive and make a difference. They use compelling communications skills to win over new accounts and manage difficult clients. They worry as much as you do, and stress about the results of a spreadsheet.
Leadership has 3 characteristics :
These characteristics are teachable, when practiced and developed the results achieve a high level of accomplishments.
Having confidence in leaders solves problems. They value different viewpoints from employees. The results have a shared outcome. Leaders are selfless, they want what is best for themselves and everyone else. They create the ‘win-win’ situations we all strive for. They facilitate these wins from having an ability to generate confidence (this is rare). They have learned to effectively communicate clearly to show everyone around them they earned the confidence to lead.
To achieve this, it is in the leader’s emotional Intelligence. This is where leaders manage their negative emotions, recognize negative emotional traits in others. This signals them to speak effectively and persuasively to people experiencing a broad range of emotions. All business problems, are solvable when leaders work towards a solution. It is that simple, it requires an effort to learn leadership skills. It takes work and an honest introspection on what skills and traits you are currently lacking. From there, you build a Leadership Development Platform to improve your skills and start thriving and succeeding!
Steve Rosen-Sr. Recruiting Consultant