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Entrepreneurs can be Leaders too

September 26, 2012

According to thought leader and leadership coach, John C. Maxwell: “leadership is one of the areas that many entrepreneurs tend to overlook. You work hard to develop your product or service. You fight to solve your financial issues. You go out and promote your business and sell your product. But you don’t think enough about leading your own people and finding the best staff.”

Kara Ohngren from Entrepreneur.com compiled a list of 10 tips drawn from the secrets of successful leaders. Guiding a successful team can be simple; you just need the determination, time, and focus to concentrate on the following:

1. Assemble a dedicated team
2. Overcommunicate
3. Don’t assume
4. Be authentic
5. Know your obstacles
6. Create a ‘team charter’
7. Believe in your people
8. Dole out credit
9. Keep your team engaged
10. Stay calm

To read the full article from Entrepreneur.com, click here>>

What tip would you add to this list?

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