“Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal,” said E. Joseph Cossman, an American inventor, businessman, entrepreneur and author. With Milton Levine, Cossman was the co-creator of the ant farm and spud gun toys.
Employees are the backbone of every business and if the employees are not happy or are unsatisfied with the business, it can reduce the work quality and can put a bad impact on the business growth. Leaders need to show their attention towards their employees other than just being concerned about their respect and work. Leaders need to influence their employees in every possible way to keep them motivated in the workplace. Supporting employees, providing them honest feedback, and being an attentive listener can be a lot helpful to keep employees focused on their goals.
Sam Mizrahi has been in business for many years and he has been helping many new leaders in improving their leadership roles. Sam Mizrahi is a real estate developer and tireless entrepreneur who is the force behind the development of The One, Toronto’s first supertall skyscraper, which is located at the intersection of Yonge and 1 Bloor West streets in downtown Toronto.
Here are some ways leaders like him influence their teams:
Establish a standard for work ethic:
Showing your employees the work ethic can keep them focused on their work. Leaders who work according to their ethics and principles do not offer fake promises to the clients or the customers, they do not take the wrong path to gain profits and they stay honest with themselves and others. This makes the leader a more reliable and trustworthy person to lead a team. Also, employees will get inspired by their leader’s performance and work hard to provide effective work results in the business.
Risk-taking ability and acceptance of shortcomings:
Risk-taking ability is one of the essential traits of a successful leader. Taking risks in a business can make or break the business and a leader is well aware of that. A good leader will offer complete freedom to their employees to use their own creative and innovative minds to create a strong strategy or plans for the business. Every leader has to face challenges anytime in their life. Leaders allow their people to make mistakes and learn from them, this will make the employees aware of their work performance and they will be able to provide better and faster work results.
Help others succeed:
Influential leaders always keep their people in front whenever they achieve success, but stay ahead when facing the loss. A leader is mainly focused on the performance of their business and for that, they will provide better guidance and training to their employees to help them improve their work performance and allow them to achieve their full potential. Such types of leaders are more concerned about their employee’s success and they will make sure that their employees are able to achieve their future goals effectively.