d7 - In any business exceptional leadership skills are...

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In any business, exceptional leadership skills are needed in order to succeed. Whether you own the business, manage it or are an employee looking to make his or her way up the corporate ladder, the right leadership style is essential in order to reach your goals. It can be said without argument that well- honed leadership skills are the most important component of being a success in the business world. Below are seven leadership rules to live by that will help you reap the rewards of contributing to your business or company effectively in the 21st Century: 1. Adaptability. As a leader, adaptability means reacting in an effective manner to shifting circumstances in your business environment. Everybody experiences adaptive challenges, but leaders are keen to resolve these issues with a carefully thought-out plan of action. If there is one trait that every business leader needs most in today’s business environment, it is adaptability. If adaptability is not your strongest asset, then hone your skills by: • Learning to accept difference as just that – difference, not a problem. Developing ways to anticipate problems and prepare backup plans to effectively cope with those problems. • Keeping an open mind and committing yourself to learning constantly, learning quickly and reacting accordingly. • Adopting an approach of flexibility when faced with any situations that require adaptability.
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course MG 640 taught by Professor Brandon during the Spring '12 term at Jefferson College.

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