How To Take Responsibility In Business

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Embracing your responsibilities as a business owner is one of the most important steps to becoming a better leader. So if there’s only one goal that you need to set for the coming months, showing greater accountability is the answer. Here’s how to do it in style. 

Take Responsibility For Connecting With Clients 

Regardless of the industry, your company’s main function is to keep clients happy. Building a strong rapport with them should be your ultimate aim as this can lead to long-term loyalty and high Customer Lifetime Value rates. Facebook ad analytics and a range of additional tools can be used to ensure marketing campaigns reach the right people. Crucially, you’ll be able to see if changes are needed too. 

Your Most Valuable Leadership Tool

If I were to ask you to think of the most valuable tool you have as a leader, what would you say? I think many leaders would say their most valuable tool is their team or their knowledge in leading their team.

I think there’s something more important than either of those… Or, quite frankly, any other leadership tool at your disposal. It’s a tool you probably don’t think about but you should.

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Your most valuable leadership tool is your character.

Why Character Matters In Leadership

Bob Burg became well known for his famous quote (from the book Endless Referrals): All things being equal, people do business with and refer business to people they know, like, and trust.

Think about the quote for a minute. People will do business with people they

  • Number One: Know
  • Number Two: Like
  • Number Three: Trust

Sculpting Yourself Into The Best Version Of You

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It’s important to note that we have many areas of potential in life. Some of them may be negative. For example, we never know how far terrible circumstances might change us. Young people heading to war, for instance, may experience things and thus be changed in ways they cannot predict. That being said, it may also bring out the best of them, in terms of bravery, compassion, care, discipline, and attention. 

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It can be hard to see the extent of our potential because very few of us ever scratch its surface. But how can you ensure that you follow your best potential in the direction that will lett you scratch that surface? Do we have to simply go with the motions, or is there something more to be found here? It’s a worthwhile question to ask of yourself – because you will often start to see how you may be stunted your progress, or just what the principle of ‘potential’ means to you in the first place. This can help you if no uncertain terms, if only by applying the advice below:

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jumanji: The Next Level

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Jumanji: The Next Level is the 4th movie in the Jumanji series. The first movie in the Jumanji series was the Robin Williams Jumanji. It was followed by the sequel Zathura: A Space Adventure. Then, the board game mysteriously became a video game with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Now, we have The Next Level.

Was there really a need for another Jumanji movie? No… I don’t think there was. Is Jumanji: The Next Level enjoyable? Yes… it was.

Cast of Jumanji The Next Level in dramatic pose

Jumanji: The Next Level sees the cast of Welcome To The Jungle return to the world of Jumanji along with two new characters, Eddie (Danny DeVito) and Milo (Danny Glover). The returning cast were Martha (Morgan Turner), Spencer (Alex Wolf), Bethany (Madison Iseman), and Fridge (Ser’Darius Blain). There was also Alex (Colin Hanks) returning.

20 Quotes Every Leader Should Memorize

I learned in Sunday school the power of memorizing Bible verses. Every Sunday we would go to class and have to recite a memory verse.

If we were able to remember the verse, we would be given a special prize. These prizes encouraged us to try to memorize the verses. Who doesn’t love a prize, right?

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In business, you won’t be memorizing scripture, though it’s not a bad idea for leaders to learn scripture. You will be more inclined to memorize powerful quotes on leadership.

These quotes will encourage and empower you to lead better than ever before. They will remind you of what leadership is and why you are leading.

Today, I want to share with you 20 quotes every leader should memorize.