As students of leadership and people leaders, we are charmed by what makes a leader successful. We continually look at certain individual who inspire followers and in turn get loyalty, hard work, and conviction in-built in them. It is not easy to define their skills. But, the skills require in difficult times and ensure they emerge stronger makes extraordinary leaders.
Experience greatly helps you gain a clearer sense of her personal strengths and capabilities, preparing for other difficult situations.
So let us list down the important points which can help a people leader in long term:-
Prevalent even in tough times, when everything seems to not go in the direction you would have wished it to…
Meeting great opportunities. Great expectations are evidence of great respect leading to often subtle lessons of how to succeed, and cope with change.
The day you learn that an employee had been injured in your plant, and you handle a mob, press, people, etc.—that’s an experience that will teach you that leadership was about much more than making quarterly numbers.
What makes you as a people leader cope and learn in tough times?
The list is never ending but let us look at the top four:-
Integrity, the mother of all values.
Engaging with people, and share a common vision.
Individualist and Persuasive approach.
Adaptability to different situations and people. We deal with people and situations in life. Putting a situation into prospective is important for continual winning.
In combination of resoluteness, self-assurance, and ability to grasp the context allows a leader to survive, engage, and emerge out even in very difficult circumstances. To find opportunity even in despair is the quality which we all die for, which is true leadership.