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By Manny Rutz
Leadership is a topic that is always evolving, mainly because is something you never truly learn. It requires constant learning and self education to become a person that inspire others and motivates people to do their best. This what a leader is all about, in this article we’re sharing a few tips to help you become a better leader.
It’s important you understand the main difference between being a boss at your company or business and being a leader. If you take the time to read a book called “How To Win Friends & Influence People” you’ll understand why leaders often get better results by working as a team and motivating those around them. This is a book that every person needs to read no matter what industry you are in or what your position is at the moment.
All good leaders must be focused on the future. You have to have the ability to look ahead and then make plans accordingly. Of course, you can’t always predict the future, but you can get pretty good at it. Keep reminding yourself about your short term goals, or even six months or a year from now, so you can plan your outcome accordingly.
As a leader you must always try to motivate the best in others, which is why interaction and communication with your team or partners is really important. Instead of barking orders consider motivating your team with a common goal or mission.
Another thing you should consider is being more approachable, fear and intimidation are tactics used by bosses that everyone hates. Using these techniques will only create a bad reputation for yourself. Instead try to communicate and talk to your partners or team members more, let them know your only job is to serve them and make sure they are successful in whatever it is they are doing. We can only hope that this simple tips can provide you with some initial ideas on improving your leadership skills and being a great example to others.