Do you think you merit that long upward career move? Now, is the time for you to be very deliberate about that managerial pursuit? Here are five skills that you should master to reach that goal.
- TASK MANAGEMENT:
As a manager, you never get to do the entire job yourself. So, it is time for you to learn how to delegate the task and follow through with it to ensure that every member of the team delivers within set time limits. You have to build a team that is reliable as you are.
- BE VOCAL ABOUT YOUR TEAM:
As a potential leader of any organization, it is important to be more vocal about everyone that makes up your team. You should stick up for them when you can, request pay raise and all benefit. Also, never take all the credit for the success of your team alone; make everyone in your organization realize that your team is valuable because it rubs off on you as a great leader.
- TIME MANAGEMENT:
You do not want to be the last person to get into the boardroom for a meeting or a client brief. One striking quality of a leader is to be there on time and deliver to speed. Defaulting makes you look incapable of leading the organization. Therefore, always stay time conscious in person and when your tasks are reviewed.
- MEET FINANCIAL GOALS:
Despite your department in your organization, it is important to pay attention to the financial goals of the company and see how you can move your team to contribute to the bottom line of the year-in-year turnover. This puts you in a position to be own favour by the management of your organization.
- BE PERSUASIVE:
A great manager is capped by the power of persuasion it is not just about getting in new clients for the business or about getting new projects onboard, but also about their ability to move their team to plug into the company’s set goals. To be a persuasive leader, you have to learn to flip the table, feel what your team members feel and know what motivates them, this helps make informed decisions on the team.
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