Strengthen Leadership Qualities With These 3 Ideas
Studies show that customer experiences improve as employee engagement improves. What this means is the more enthusiastic and motivated employees are, the better environment they will create for the customers. And we all know, when the customers are happy, they purchase more, stick around with the company, and refer friends. Many employees report the main reason for quitting a job is their relationship with the boss. How can managers make sure their employees are not just satisfied with their jobs but truly enjoy working? One way is for managers to develop their leadership skills. Here are 3 tips for strengthening leadership.
“A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” Arnold H. Glasow
Humility is a worthy trait often overlooked or minimized. We sometimes consider it as something weak, when in fact it is a sign of strength. Humility commands respect, yet it allows room imperfection. Humility is a choice and is a characteristic that, when exercised, grows.
When people are genuine, a special thing happens. They connect in a meaningful way. Society creates norms and rules for people, which in one sense is helpful. However, many people tend to act in ways they think are appropriate and this leads to them not being themselves. Consequently, they fail to make connections. When this happens with managers, they have difficult relationships with their employees.
A good leaders is always growing, learning, and improving him or herself. There is never a place to stop. There will always be some new insight to consider or new method to discover. As long as there are new ideas in the world, there will be room to learn more.
“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” John F. Kennedy