Leveraging Respect to Align Team Goals

Relationships with the people around you play a pivotal role for any person in a position of leadership. The strength, level of respect and communication between a leader and the people they work with are instrumental to maximizing productivity and effectiveness.

A key skill a leader needs in order to establish productive relationships is to know how to win friends and influence people.

A leader with the ability to do these things will have an easier time establishing productive and effective relationships with their peers.  If you can align people to your way of thinking, you will have an easier time accomplishing your goals because the group will be working as a cohesive unit.

Here are three tips to align your team’s thinking with your own: