WHAT IS EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND HOW CAN WE IMPROVE OUR SKILLS?
Effective- successful in producing a desired or intended result.
Leadership- the action of leading a group of people or an organisation.
Ultimately leadership is what happens when you, the leader, are not in the room. There can be so much talk, it’s easy to get lost in some of the jargon and buzz words that are used. It not about what is written, rather about how you show up and interact with those around you. There are certain things that are consistent within the term and the ultimate is be seen as an effective leader by those who you have or are leading.
It’s the footprints in the sand that are the legacy after you have left in the room or the business.
There are so many different viewpoints on what it is and each leader is unique. However, there are some common threads and here are some areas to focus on improving your skills: