March 24, 2017  
 
  Entrepreneurs  
 

Leadership Best Practices

 

 
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What are the leadership best practices that great leaders use to lead their organizations to greatness? With these leadership tips in hand, your organization will become unstoppable.

Leadership Best Practices

  • Keeping an Organization Unified - Unity is not easy to come by in an organization. Creating unity most times is not the challenge but keeping it is. Just how does one go about keeping a team growing together with one goal, one agenda and one purpose? This article will highlight some important tips on creating and keeping unity in your company.
  • Running Initial Planning Meetings - Business planning is a valuable skill, but the most important skill you can acquire is to master the art of running initial planning meetings.
  • How Personal Growth Fuels Business Growth - Most businesses measure their growth by revenue or sales. But a more important proxy to measure an organizations growth with is the personal growth of the leader or head of the organization. This article will highlight the importance of pursuing personal growth as a standard for business growth.
  • Leadership Do's and Don'ts - If you aspire to be a good leader, here are a few start- and stop-doings that you should be aware of.
  • How to Handle Conflict and Confrontation - Conflict is inevitable when people are involved. Egos and emotions are always being tested and as such it takes a person with good knowledge of conflict resolution to help alleviate situations in an organization that otherwise if left untouched could be disastrous. This article will talk about some of the different aspects of handing conflict and confrontation.
  • What Is Strategic Management? - Strategic management is the art of managing employees in a way that maximizes the potential of achieving your business objectives.

  • Strategic Thinking - To be effective as a leader, you must develop skills in strategic thinking. We show you how.
  • The Art of Motivation - Motivation can be difficult for any size corporation, but for a small company it can kill initiatives if even one or two people don't buy in. Take these steps to make sure that your company remains flexible to change.
  • How to Delegate - Learning how to delegate may be the key to improving your leadership skills. If you are too busy with the details, how can you possibly lead your employees to greatness?
  • Leading from the Front - Leading from the front is a common business term, but is it as effective as most business leaders say it is? This article discusses an alternative definition of leading from the front that may have a better impact on productivity.
  • Leading as an Entrepreneur - Many, who study entrepreneurs focus on an entrepreneur's uncanny ability to identify market opportunities, create innovative new technologies, and new business models. However, an often overlooked trait of entrepreneurs is their ability to lead. We can learn many things from studying the leadership traits and characteristics that entrepreneur's exhibit.
  • Managing Different Personality Types: Introverts and Extroverts - There are a lot of different personalities, but almost every personality type will typically fall into one of these two categories: introversion and extroversion. This article will take a look at differences between these personality types and how to effectively manage and facilitate teamwork between these two personalities.
  • Leading by Asking Questions - Good leaders know how to ask good questions. Leadership isn't always just about having the right answers. We explore an important attribute of a good business leader.
  • How to Offer Constructive Criticism - The toughest thing about managing people is you're in a position where you see the mistakes they make and feel the need to correct them. This is especially important if these mistakes could prove very costly to the organization as a whole. This article will give a few tips on how to offer criticism without creating dissension with your employees.
  • An Assessment of the Entrepreneurial Leader - The desired entrepreneurial leader is the one who has an honest concern for the wellbeing of his/her employees and the organization at large. Such a leader does not engage in the suppression or exclusion of potential and will never seek to have solutions imposed on the team below him/her.
  • Avoiding Micromanagement - A friend of ours who conducts leadership training seminars and does supervisor training for large Fortune 50 companies recently told us that micromanaging is the biggest mistake new leaders, managers and supervisors make.
  • The Sport of Business - What can business leaders learn from sports coaches? It turns out there's tons to be learned. Here's our take on how winning sports methods can be applied to business to foster business success.
  • Putting the Right Managers in Charge - How do you hire a manager for your start-up? Leadership and management are key to the success of your business. Follow these four simple rules for hiring effective managers for your organization.
  • Achieve Entrepreneur Success with Optimism - Tips on how to become a successful entrepreneur by employing optimism techniques.
  • Be The Boss Without Being Bossy - Being a commanding boss who engenders his employees respect doesn't mean being tyrannical. How can you strike the right balance being a boss people want to work for and being one that's just downright bossy?

 

 

 

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