Everyone wants to be successful, but not everyone is willing to make the sacrifice that they made to reach where they are now. Come to think of it, there are some reasons why those people are successful and others are not. There are some habits that they have inculcated in their life or have inherited it that make them so successful as leaders.
So, what are those habits? I’ve tried my best to compile the list after observing carefully the lifestyle and habits of such people over the past quite some time. Take a look and see what you can learn
So, one thing that you can learn from powerful leaders is the way they adopt to change. They are the ones who are never satisfied with ordinary. That’s why they are always looking for newer and better ways of doing things.
Confidence brims from the face of successful and powerful leaders. They are confident because they do their homework right. They are well aware of the capabilities of their team and take the decisions based on those capabilities rather than shooting the breeze.
Whether it is about writing emails, giving lectures or explaining something to their team members, they have the simplest of examples that even a non-technical person can understand. And, that’s the reason they are so popular as a leader!
This is where smart and powerful leaders are different. They know that the race is not with others, with our own self. The race must to do better than we are right now. Their race is to become better each day. And, that’s why they are not messed up in their mind or jealous looking at the progress made by others.
But, that’s where powerful leaders are so good. They know the difference between empathy, sympathy and apathy. They are the first ones to appreciate someone for their achievements in front of everyone. They are also the first ones to pick up the team members when things don’t go the way they were supposed and he/she is down and out. By absorbing the negativity, they make sure that the team continues to evolve each day, and does not get stuck in the rut!
“Want to become a successful leader? Start using a project management tool to handle your teams and projects.”
Like the famous quote by Edison goes - “I did not fail 1000 thousand times at making the bulb. I just found a thousand ways that don’t work.” It’s always about how we look at things.
Successful people are always looking for the positive side of things rather than getting stuck in the rut of negativity!
Vartika Kashyap is the Marketing Manager at ProofHub and has been one of the LinkedIn Top Voices in 2017 and 2018. Her articles are inspired by office situations and work-related events. She likes to write about productivity, team building, work culture, leadership, entrepreneurship among others and contributing to a better workplace is what makes her click. Connect with Vartika on LinkedIn, Medium and Twitter.
Vartika is the Chief Marketing Officer at ProofHub. She has 6 Years experience in online digital marketing, brand optimization and SEO along with social media marketing and email marketing strategies. Vartika holds an MBA in Finance (Banking) & Marketing from the IBS Hyderabad.