There is no ideal formula for performing any activity properly. Still, there are certain habits you should avoid, and the most successful leaders aim to build a positive management style while avoiding negative leadership traits.
When we talk about a leader, we don’t imply a company’s or group’s manager, COO, or CEO; instead, a leader is someone who doesn’t have a formal title. There are specific characteristics that distinguish you as a leader; let’s have a look at what they are.”
Starting with dependency: if someone, a group, or a firm relies on you or anticipates your opinion on a particular issue, choice, initiative, or battle. They’re treating you like a boss. Second, delegation and credit-giving-if a person offers credit to a teammate or fellow member and is confident that they will not be outshined, he will be recognised appropriately. Such people are content to relinquish their responsibilities and share the spotlight. A leader must be firm, strong-willed, and confident, but a learning mindset, as well as an enthusiasm to learn and listen to others, keeps a leader relevant without becoming arrogant. Personal loyalty is demonstrated when a team or group of people feel comfortable informing you about their problem or weakness without fear of being criticised, mocked, or exploited. Setting goals—a good leader knows what she wants to achieve. He understands the distinction between personal, company group, and acquaintance goals and how to make the best decisions in order to achieve those goals and earn a leader’s respect. If a leader’s personal goals obstruct the group or company’s goals, it raises negative perceptions of the leader.
Undoubtedly, the leader is the most important person in any organisation, and being a leader entails various responsibilities, including dealing with workplace challenges and leading by example. The person in command is frequently held to high standards, as well as managing a large group of people who might be scary at times. However, remember that no one is perfect, and there is always an opportunity for learning and growth, and we must do the same to help our staff avoid common mistakes and learn how to solve them to become a better leader.
The most advantageous characteristics as a leader, I believe we already have the potential to boost other people’s self-esteem, confidence, and respect. We also need to avoid making leadership blunders because our decisions can sometimes have a negative impact on the entire team. I help my team achieve optimal performance by concentrating on self-esteem enhancement. Each individual has limitless potential that, when realised, can blossom in the correct atmosphere. They have vast creative reserves that can be used to solve issues, overcome challenges, and achieve corporate objectives.
I believe “Leaders who affirm their team’s talents and potential are rewarded with higher performance and overall success, thus I believe we must Empower others to achieve at their best by telling them how amazing they are and how much you trust in them on a regular basis.”
About the author – Neha Gupta is the Director of Manglam builder, Manglamplus medicity and President of the Forti women’s wing.