11 Simple Steps to Becoming a Great Leader via @DaveKerpen

Want to become a great leader? Follow these 11 steps by Likable CEO Dan Kerpen.

  1. Always Listen- True listeners always listen to what their consumers and employees have to say. This allows you to better understand the challenges that lay ahead and to better prepare for them.
  2. Storytelling- Key to a great sale know a days is how well you can tell a story. A great story causes action, whether it is customers, clients, or a board room of potential investors
  3. Be Authentic- A great leader is what he says he is nothing more. You have to be authentic, and people are more active in helping someone who us an authentic individual.
  4. Be Transparent- With the expanding world of social media and the internet, keeping secrets are becoming harder.
  5. Team Playing-  “Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds.” -SEAL Team Saying
  6. Respond- The best leaders respond to their consumers, staff and investors to show them that they care
  7. Adapt- A great leader can change with the fast changing market and turn problems into opportunities, and turn opportunities into results.
  8. Passion- “The only way to do great work is to love the work you do.” -Steve Jobs  Having passion for the work you do, increases the quality of your work, and that passion trickles down through your staff. 
  9. Surprise and Delight- overachieving your goals surprises your clients and leaves them delighted to continue work in the future 
  10. Simplicity is Key- In the complex world we live in, consumers and staff are looking for simplicity, and it is your job as a leader to provide it.
  11. Be Grateful- be grateful to the people who work for you, because without them you would not be as successful as you are today

The most important rule of all: Treat others as you would like to be treated.

Till next time, this is Frank Buttafarro and you have been informed


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