What are the Essential Skills Needed for Business Leadership?

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Do you consider yourself a leader? Honestly, everyone is not meant to be a leader. The good news is that it is perfectly okay if you are not.

What is surprising is that there are people who are leaders, but they do not realize it. There are many different aspects of being a leader. The question you will need to answer is what is your leadership style and why?

There are a few business leadership skills that are key to helping you be a successful leader.

Show by Example

When you are a leader, you cannot appear to be aloof. You do not want to seem as though you are not interested in getting your hands dirty, or you are never around when your staff needs you.Continue reading

How to Be the Boss that Employees Love

Employee EngagementContributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Happy, motivated and engaged employees are at the heart of any successful business. When an employee is fully engaged with their job and enjoys the work that they do, they will be much more likely to care about the success of the business as a whole, and this will reflect in their work. On the other hand, unhappy, demotivated and disengaged employees are a recipe for disaster, causing serious problems for companies and restricting business growth. In order to help your business succeed and grow, motivating and building good relationships with your employees should be a top priority. Here are just some of the things that you can do in order to become a boss that your employees look up to, respect and admire.Continue reading