Being the boss can be difficult at times. Making the tough decisions, giving people a second chance, being held accountable, taking responsibility, and being unpopular all go along with the territory. But what does it take to be the female leader in charge?
You may ask yourself daily if people will ever give you the benefit of the doubt, trust your instincts and let you lead. If so, then here are 5 characteristics that will help engage and connect with people you need to lead.
We all have a fear we would like to conquer, don’t we? It might be something like a fear of spiders or maybe it’s a fear of tight spaces. Whatever it may be, many of us take the time to work on these fears so that we can overcome it and feel more powerful and in control than we did before. It’s that kind of bravery and courage and willingness to look our fear right in the eyes and overcome it that we need to have in order to become an influencer in our company and career.
It’s easy being optimistic or maintaining a positive attitude when everything is going well. The real test is keeping a positive attitude when things turn to you-know-what.
The world today is experiencing several changes, most of which are scary. The outcomes are unknown making people feel unsure about what’s next. And these outcomes are basically out of your control.
So, what can you control? Your attitude, your perspective on what is happening, and your thoughts about what you can and will do.
Just like exercise is good for your body, so it is for your business. There are daily demands every business owner faces, and without a strong, solid foundation and good reserves on hand for those inevitable emergencies, you can find both you and your bottom line sidelined at the most inopportune times.
Successful working women have many misconceptions to overcome.