16 Ways to Inspire Small Business Leadership [3 Infographics]

Written by: Christina Merhar
Originally published on November 6, 2013. Last updated February 6, 2018.

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:

  1. Face your challenges
  2. Win trust
  3. Be authentic
  4. Earn respect
  5. Stay curious
  6. Have humilityIdentify the behaviors that should be developed
  7. Ask for feedback
  8. Take a behavior-modeling class
  9. Try cross-training
  10. Be courageous
  11. Be accountable
  12. Communicate masterfully
  13. Possess conviction
  14. Collaborate
  15. 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

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Source: Entrepreneur Media

5 Ways to Be an Exceptional Leader - Focus on Strengths

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Source: Open Forum 

8 Key Leadership Qualities

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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.

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Originally published on November 6, 2013. Last updated February 6, 2018.


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