Before becoming a leader, you are just working on the tasks assigned to you; doing the best what comes naturally to you like running a project and meeting deadlines; in essence, growing yourself; focusing on your weaknesses and strengths and trying to improve yourself than before. Then all of a sudden, after your promotion you become the manager, all your responsibilities gets changed as you are the boss now. You have to lead people in order to achieve the desired goals of your organization.
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You should support and advance them. Moreover, you should guide them at every step and help them to improve their performance in every action they take. Finally, you have to infuse self confidence in his them as it gives them the courage to broaden their horizon, take risks and achieve beyond their imagination. Self confidence acts as a fuel for winners.
• Leaders are risk takers and they set examples for their followers
If you want your people to take risks, perform experiments and think out of the box you should set the example yourself first. You should create a culture for your people that welcomes risk taking by freely admitting your mistakes and talking about what you have learnt from them.
• Leaders make sure their questions are answered with actions
As a leader you have to make sure that your questions unleash the debate and raise issues that get actions done. Without probing you can’t think of bigger and better solutions.
• Leaders exude positivity and optimism
To have the right attitude with your people is extremely vital. Your job as a leader is to fight against the negativism. That doesn’t mean you sugarcoat the challenges your team faces. However, it does mean you motivate and energize your team with “can-do” attitude about overcoming those challenges.
• Leaders celebrate the success with their