Qualities of the Effective Leader: How to Improve Your Management Skills for a Leadership Role

For you to break through the success barriers in your own life, you must aspire to maintain a successful leadership role and become an effective leader. You must develop your management skills and influence others to work with you to achieve your goals and objectives.

Becoming a leader, however, requires that you understand the leadership role and responsibility of being an effective leader. Individuals in a leadership role must strive to make better choices and decisions for the sake of others…. Read more

Inside Look at Brian Tracy’s Speaking Academy: Interviews with Two Graduates!

In my lifetime, I’ve given speeches to hundreds of thousands of people to audiences all around the world, but it didn’t always come easy to me. I spent years working on my public speaking and communication skills with a speech coach before I reached the level of speaking I’m at today. The ability to help others through my speeches has been one of the most rewarding aspects of my career, both personally and professionally…. Read more

What Makes a Good Leader? Simple Ways to Improve Your Management Skills

What makes a good leader is the use of effective management skills such as spending 50 percent or more of their time listening carefully.

Great leaders understand that some of the best leadership qualities entail listening to others with undivided attention.

When was the last time you actually listened single-mindedly to one of your staff members?

Can you remember when you last listened to someone without interruptions or distractions from either telephone calls or drop-in visitors, when you just focused intently on the person speaking with you, ignoring all else?… Read more

How to Multitask and Effectively Plan a Project

All of life is a series of projects. A project is a complex task. It is often called a multitask job. This type of job requires the coordination of efforts of several people, each of whom is responsible for a part of the job, with every part of the job being necessary for successful completion. Your ability to handle these multitask jobs is a critical skill for success. All achievements of consequence are complex, and they involve the cooperation of many people…. Read more

Trust Your Subordinates

The key to getting followers in every case is to “trust your subordinates.”

The Definition of Leadership

Leadership has been called “The ability to get followers.” One of the deepest cravings of human nature is the need to feel important, to have a sense of meaning and purpose in life and work. Leaders are invariably those who can tap into the deeper emotions of others and get them to rise above and beyond anything they may have accomplished in the past…. Read more

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