Site Loader

Becoming an effective leader requires constant focus, perseverance and building a team that is accountable and designed get results. Without the team there can be no real leadership. These six items contribute to a successful leader.

Recognizes Strengths and Weaknesses

As associate who knows their strengths and where they need to improve will be better able to help others develop their strengths.

Take Care of Customers

Having the knowledge and patience to serve every customer who comes in the door is a quality of every top-tier employee.

Bring New Ideas to the Table

Decision-making isn’t only for the people at the top. Look for an employee who consistency makes realistic suggestions for operational improvements.

Receptive to Feedback

Your future manager is always willing to accept constructive criticism and make improvements to their workflow.

Willing to Learn

In addition to using feedback to grow, pay attention to the employees who are always asking questions and want to know more about the operations.

Works Well with Others

Emerging leaders get along with other employees and encourage others to be strong team contributors.

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself.  When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.

-Jack Welch

Post Author: Lorrie Toillion, CFP®

Accounting Specialist, Tax Assistant, and Client On-Boarding Associate.