How you make others feel about themselves, says a lot about you.
Leadership is one of the most valued skills in the corporate world. Only a handful of people are able to master such capability and gain a reputable name for it.
A successful leader is able to function a group to its maximum efficiency and lead them to achieve a common goal.
Group dynamics comes in many forms; a leader must acquire the ability to create the suitable environment for every member to adapt in in order to steer everyone in the same direction. Thus, team leaders have to foster a good relationship with their members to encourage team work.
The good news is, learning to be a competent leader is within everyone’s grasp. Remember that by empowering your sales team, you will bring in good business.
Sales Professional: What are the tips that will rejoice your team and help grow your company?
Here are some questions for you:
- How do you foster the culture of open-communication?
Tip: Firstly, everyone wants their voices to be heard. So, make sure that you acknowledge them for sharing and reward valuable input that contributes to the company.
- How do you reward your members for self-improvement?
Tip: Set a plan for growth for each person because they look to you for guidance. Then, reward them as they advance.
- Is it ok to allow them room for mistake?
Tip: Failure is inevitable in any path to success. So, do encourage your team to try new things. Of course, a risk should be judge beforehand on whether or not it harms the company.
- Are your team members all in the same page?
Tip: A member who clearly understands the core values, purpose and direction of the company can easily make consistent decisions and take appropriate action at any junction. It’s on your part as the leader to impart your vision to others.
- How do you clearly define roles?
Tip: Be specific your expectation for the team and establish roles and responsibilities to each of therm. When all of them are clear with their duties, they can work together cooperatively.
- How do you acquire accountability?
Tip: Be consistent and diligent in your measurement and rewards so your team members are motivated to do their best.
- Do you give space to your members?
Tip: Some leaders make the mistake of trying to get hold of everything. As a result, team members become demotivated and feel less liable to their work. Instead, trust your members and give them the independence to handle their tasks. This way, you can discover the potential in each of them.
- How do you show appreciation for your team’s effort?
Tip: Empowered people need a greater level of satisfaction than simply financial stability. They need to feel sincere gratitude for their contribution and values their participation.