I grew up in an extremely Disney-loving family. If his movies and his parks are any indications of the man himself, Walt Disney was a true leader- he wanted everyone to find their happiness. As a rather odd girl who loves books and never quite fit in.
As a rather odd girl who loves books and never quite fit in, Beauty and the Beast has always been my favorite, and I looked to Belle for leadership as a child. I was ecstatic to find that the new live-action rendition offers even more leadership lessons, not just to girls like Belle and I, but to anyone willing to watch.
These are lessons that we all can learn from and although I’m writing it from a female’s perspective, the lessons can generally be used by both male and female. I’ll start off with some quotes. Read more...
To be valued by your followers and to have an outstanding and high performance in work is every leader’s ultimate goal. Leadership is a large role in any career development, and one has to put in the time, hard work and commitment to achieve results. Just like any other skill, leadership requires continuous learning and consistent practicing till perfection is attained.
To be an effective leader you need to be resilient, patient, understanding and a role model. Having technical skills alone does not cut it; one needs soft skills to make a successfully all rounded leader. Here are some ways to instantly elevate your leadership skills that will guarantee growth. Read more...
I am always striving to increase my productivity. My guess is that you are too. I wish this was an easy goal to just check off but I have found that it’s not that easy. Increased productivity doesn’t come by blinking your eyes and clicking your heels. Oh, how I wish it did!
However, there are a few steps that you can take to help make the shift in your schedule and energy output in order to push your productivity to the next level.
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I feel extremely fortunate to work for Chick-fil-A; it’s been an amazing ride for over 30 years. One of the things that is the most rewarding are the responses I get when people find out I work for the chicken.
Often, their first question is, “Which one?” (That’s a great reminder that our business is in the restaurants – not at the home office.) When I tell them I work at the headquarters, you can often see a moment of disappointment in their eyes, but they quickly move to share a recent experience from a visit to one of our restaurants. Thankfully, it’s almost always a positive story!
Being a leader is not an easy task. You need to guide those that follow you to achieve a common goal.
It has been said that a motivated worker is a productive worker thus a leader must also be a good role model.
A quote from John Quincy Adam says,
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader
Here’s an infographic created by Gordon Tredgold with Visme (https://www.visme.co) that sums up the habits a leader should avoid.
To get a downloadable PDF version of this infographic, just click here.