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Become an Effective Leader!

 

Every company needs an effective leader. Not someone that demands people to do things, that’s not a leader. A true leader gets the people in the company to do what is right for the company because they want to, not because they are told to.

 

Leaders listen, they coach, and they become truly interested in the welfare of the people around them. It’s a daunting task at times, but it’s the job of every shop owner.

 

What type of leader are you?

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Become an Effective Leader!

 

Every company needs an effective leader. Not someone that demands people to do things, that’s not a leader. A true leader gets the people in the company to do what is right for the company because they want to, not because they are told to.

 

Leaders listen, they coach, and they become truly interested in the welfare of the people around them. It’s a daunting task at times, but it’s the job of every shop owner.

 

What type of leader are you?

 

All great leaders possess two things:

1- They know where they are going!

2- They are able to persuade others to follow!

 

The best leadership book I've ever read is the 360 Degree Leader by John Maxwell. That book had more of an impact on me as I've twisted and turned through this thing over the last 15+ years.

But I've actually got a core group of books that I keep at arms length to help keep things pointed in the right direction, when you can't see the forest for the tree's.

 

360 Deg. Leader - John Maxwell

Developing The Leader Within You - John Maxwell

7 Habits Of Highly Effective People - Stephen Covey

The 17 Indisputable Laws Of teamwork - John Maxwell

The Little Red Book Of Sales - Jeff Gitomer

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All great leaders possess two things:

1- They know where they are going!

2- They are able to persuade others to follow!

 

The best leadership book I've ever read is the 360 Degree Leader by John Maxwell. That book had more of an impact on me as I've twisted and turned through this thing over the last 15+ years.

But I've actually got a core group of books that I keep at arms length to help keep things pointed in the right direction, when you can't see the forest for the tree's.

 

360 Deg. Leader - John Maxwell

Developing The Leader Within You - John Maxwell

7 Habits Of Highly Effective People - Stephen Covey

The 17 Indisputable Laws Of teamwork - John Maxwell

The Little Red Book Of Sales - Jeff Gitomer

 

I have read all those books as well....glad to see that you are an avid reader. That's another sign of leadership!

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