You've started your business and it's off the ground running. You've hired your first employee/s. Now it's time to lead your business, and employees, to success. It's not always easy. In fact, sometimes it feels like an upward battle.
Need a little inspiration? Here are three infographics on inspiring leadership, with 16 practical tips to take your leadership to the next level:
- Face your challenges
- Win trust
- Be authentic
- Earn respect
- Stay curious
- Have humilityIdentify the behaviors that should be developed
- Ask for feedback
- Take a behavior-modeling class
- Try cross-training
- Be courageous
- Be accountable
- Communicate masterfully
- Possess conviction
- Align strategically
Disclaimer: The views represented in these infographics do not necessarily reflect the views of Zane Benefits, its staff, or its affiliate partners.
5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style
Source: Entrepreneur Media
5 Ways to Be an Exceptional Leader - Focus on Strengths
Source: Open Forum
8 Key Leadership Qualities
Source: Center for Management and Organization Effectiveness (CMOE)
What are your tips for inspiring leadership? What types of qualities are needed to lead a successful small business? Leave a comment below.