As we start the New Year, we reflect back on last year and we start to think about our New Years Resolutions: what we will start to do; what we will stop doing; and what we will do differently; in order to make the coming year better that the previous one.
As a Leader what will you look to change, in the way you lead, in order to make 2014 better.
Here are some simple suggestions which might help.
Why not set some bold ambitious goals, and look to inspire your team
Keep things simple, complex goals are rarely achieved
Your confidence will be reflected by your team and will help to create belief
Provide encouragement and positive feedback to your teams
Challenge everything, ask why it can’t be done faster, better or cheaper
Honesty is the basis of trust and trust is the basis for leadership
Lead By Example
Get involved, be hands on where possible, show involvement
Create Early Success
Build early successes into your plan, so your teams starts to experience success early
Communicate, Communicate, Communicate
Communicate you goals, communicate your plan and communicate your progress so that your team knows what to do, how to do it, and the progress that they are making
Always celebrate success, even small successes, you need to get your team to get used to being successful and enjoy being successful.
These small changes can have a dramatic effect, so why not give them a try!