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11 Golden Rules of Being a Great Leader

11 Golden Rules of Being a Great Leader

Leadership is an important function of management which helps to maximize efficiency and to achieve organizational goals. In a competitive business environment, effective leadership is an essential requirement in order to achieve ORGANIZATIONAL goals. To do this, leaders must be able to provide inspiration, motivation and clear direction to their team.

Some Concepts To become a Good Leader:-

1. Listening

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway

2. Storytelling

“Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.” -Robert McAfee Brown

3. Authenticity

“I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I’ve become. If I had, I’d have done it a lot earlier.” -Oprah Winfrey

4. Transparency

“As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.” -John Whittier

5. Team Playing

“Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds.” -SEAL Team Saying

6. Responsiveness

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” -Charles Swindoll

7. Adaptability

“When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.” -Ben Franklin

8. Passion

“The only way to do great work is to love the work you do.” -Steve Jobs

9. Surprise and Delight

“A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless.” -Charles de Gaulle

10. Simplicity

“Less isn’t more; just enough is more.” -Milton Glaser

11. Gratefulness

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” -Gilbert Chesterton

The Golden Rule: Above all else, treat others as you’d like to be treated