3 Smart Ways Business Leaders Can Become More Productive
If you are completely open and honest with yourself about your vision, you will do all you can to make it happen. That way you will become more productive. As business leaders, always tell yourself that you can achieve all that you set your mind on.
It doesn’t matter how slow your leadership and/or business is going. Rewrite your growth process. So many entrepreneurs are extremely busy in their business trying to make things happen than they are busy getting things done. This is the more reason why many of them are less productive.
Below, are ways business leaders can become more productive;
Effective growth planning
Joe Calhoon ones wrote: “An effective growth planning system is the best indicator of whether your business will grow (and become more productive). It’s time to develop your plan and learn a system that will serve you for the rest of your life. No matter where your business is today, you can grow it…You will also develop your own leadership skills, not through classroom training, but through the process of setting, achieving and celebrating progress on your priorities.”
Build a solid high performance team and foster collaboration. Your team will rake in good innovations, better networks, excellent employee to employee relationship, employee to clients relationship and vice versa. You don’t have to be an island in your business as a leader.
Also, encourage collaboration with other businesses aligned with yours. The result is that you grow to become more global and more recognized. Many collaborative leaders have given testimonies of how they’ve grown beyond expectations because of collaboration.
Trust is one business asset that delivers great values to leaders and business owners. Therefore, every leader needs to inspire trust in people. Trust is what differentiates leaders from managers. Working with people you trust, brings better result and get more things done.
Stephen Covey wrote: “Trust impacts us 24/7, 365 days a year. It under-girds and affects the quality of every relationship, every communication, every work project, every business venture, every effort in which we are engaged…Trust is a pragmatic, tangible, actionable asset that you can create – much faster than you think possible. I am convinced in every situation nothing is as fast as the speed of trust. And contrary to popular belief, trust is something you can do something about. In fact, you can get good at creating it.”
I am the Founder and President of Young Leaders Arena. Formerly I was the Chief Editor and program co-ordinator at Walktall. Author of the upcoming Book; Success Recipe: Start up Tool-kit for exceptional business growth. I have written numerous articles on both leadership, business start up, entrepreneurship. I have served as thought leader in many societies and organisations, including the Forum on Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. I obtained my post graduate from the prestigious University of Port Harcourt. I also have a Bachelors from the Delta State University, Abraka. Twitter & Instagram: @Charlessholokwu