Whether you own a business, teach school, manage a small group, coach an athletic team, or are working to advance a worthwhile cause, you need to enroll others in order to achieve the success you want. This not only requires you to hold a vision of what success is, it also requires you to practice coaching and training skills that will inspire others to want to help you reach that goal.
Because our success often requires the help of others, successful people, not surprisingly, are also successful leaders.
They know how to communicate their vision in exciting and compelling terms. They’ve mastered the skill of motivating others to jump on board with full commitment. They recognize the potential in their people, coach their team members to go above and beyond, and routinely acknowledge others’ positive contribution.
And while great leaders must demand accountability from the people they lead, they also hold themselves accountable for their contribution to the result.
So let’s take a look at some of the basics of how to become a leader or coach whom people will want to work with and follow.