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9 Tips to Be a Great Leader

Good leaders do things well. Great leaders teach and inspire others to do things well.

1. Face the facts, no matter how complicated they may be.

Great leaders identify problems early and take actions to solve them. Identifying the problems earlier gives leaders extra time to find solutions and solve problems faster than their competitors.

2. Take accountability seriously.

Great leaders hold people accountable to do what they should be doing and completing the tasks on their plate. If goals aren’t being met, they take the opportunity to discuss, gather insight, and make the adjustments necessary for the team members and the company to win.

3. Look for bright spots.

Great leaders identify those key points in the business process that can be replicated afterwards within the team in order to get long term successful achievements.

4. Develop and prioritize winning moves.

Great leaders focus on several key strategies, which they discuss and debate with their executive teams before deciding on which ones will bring the company closer to reaching its goals.

5. Scrap what’s not working.

Great leaders realize when something isn’t working, and are flexible to modify the strategy to set a better and achievable goal.

6. Focus on the best and brightest.

A great leader will recognize the strategies that will motivate and inspire their teams to push toward success.

7. Plan successful mid-term goals.

Business is a marathon, not a sprint. Focusing on mid-term goals, helps leaders to determine short-term weekly achievable goals.

8. Encourage consistency but not complacency.

When performance is consistent, great leaders take that opportunity to focus on what’s needed to take it to the next level.

9. Lead adjustment meetings.

Adjustment meetings are useful for teams to review where they are and also to discuss plans that are already or about to get off-track and provide solutions and ideas for improvement.

Remember: Great leaders teach others how to lead. 

13 things to consider, if you want to be successful


1. Change an unhealthy lifestyle. 

Maintaining a healthy diet and practicing sports that involve physical activity are the two main pillars for taking care of your body and your mind.

2. Abandon the short-term mindset. 

Successful people dream big. They set for themselves long-term goals, and they take the necessary actions in order to achieve them. A good way of achieving a long-term goal is slicing it into different short-term goals. This practice will increase motivation, and will help to develop and long-term mindset.

3. Forget about playing small

Similar to the previous one, successful people play and dream big. They know they want to put their stamp and signature wherever they go. Each of us have the potential to shine.  So voice your ideas, don’t be afraid to fail, and certainly don’t be afraid to succeed.

4. Eliminate excuses

Everyone has obstacles on their way. The difference between losers and winners is that losers create their own excuses that limit their potential to succeed; meanwhile, winners take responsibility for their life, learn from failures and find solutions to overcome the obstacles in order to reach their goals. The winners practice helps them to grow personally and professionally.

5. Get rid of the fixed mindset

Successful people are always learning skills, and acquiring knowledge in order to expand their potential. They constantly look for new and creative ways of doing their work and develop themselves.

6. Cease on believing in the “magic bullet.”

Success does not appear one day by magic. Success is the result of continuous effort made day by day. You know your skills, know your goals, and how to get there, so if you work everyday, you will compound over time the results expected. ‘Success is 10% of inspiration, and 90% of perspiration.’ 

7. Give up your perfectionism

Sometimes we win, sometimes we learn. Do not be afraid of failing, that is a natural part of life. Learning from failures helps us to grow and be ready and improve for next times.

8. Give up on continuous multi-tasking

When you focus your mind to do one thing at a time, you will be more likely to achieve your goal earlier. Mindfulness helps to increase performance, and therefore success.

9. Abandon your need to control everything

Focus only on those items that are under your control, and detach from the things you can’t control. Remember that you can always control your attitude towards things you can´t control. 

10. Do not say YES to things that don’t support your goals

Successful people know how to say No, to those things in life that are not aligned to their goals. Those initial sacrifices will at the end worth when achieving your goals.

11. Get rid of the toxic people

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”― Jim Rohn

Surround yourself with people from you can learn, in order to create an even better version of yourself. If you go with successful people, there are big chances than one day you will become one of them. 

12. Forget about your need to be liked

You cannot be liked by everyone. There will always be people who won´t like what you do or that will disagree with you. That is a natural human being. Remember to be yourself, authentic, and to improve day by day. 

13. Decrease your dependency on social media and television

Focus first on your obligations, and then you will have time for devotion. 


What future managers do that leaders don't

For this week posts, we are going to share with you all future managers the following tips so you can be 100% successful:

1. They have a Plan of attack for the day and at the same time they attack the plan - follow through it! Also it is very important to, have a game plan for the week that includes delegating responsibilities in an organized fashion

2. They are organized and prepared with what they need for the day, week and month

3. They always have a sharp image

4. Managers are always on time and early

5. They do not waste time and at the same time they the initiative to always teach others and transfer knowledge

6. Managers are considered very valuable team players, never play solo, and they believe in molding their team and holster other leaders

7. They lead others on how to be managers by setting the right example and to think like one

8. They are always humble, yet confident and have a great student mentality

9. Always willing to do whatever it takes to be successful if it needs to be done

10. They understand that short term sacrifices are necessary in order to achieve long term success.

11. They don’t make excuses

12. They make mistakes but learn from their mistakes and don’t repeat them

13. They are ready to make decisions even in tough circumstances

14. Managers don’t take the short road to achieve their goals; and additionally, they are always focused on seeing the bigger picture


“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”