Good morning Afrikfam
As a leader of your business you should send the right messages to your employees, business partners,customers and colleagues your staff members and the people at your work place are expecting that you will lead by example..
1.ARRIVE TO WORK EARLY: If you regularly show up late, your employees assume it’s acceptable for them to do the same. In leadership,it’s important to eliminate the mentality of DO as I say, not as I DO. The work ethic of your employees can by heavily influenced by your actions..
2.EMBODY YOUR COMPANY BRAND: is your online image congruent with your personal brand? Set aside time to regularly update your blog, website and social media profiles to be sure they accurately and positively reflect what your business is all about..
3. DRESS THE PART: What you wear personalized method of nonverbally presenting yourself to the world. How you dress and carry yourself can communicate to others that you’re competent,knowledgeable,conscientious and powerful among other things. Create a consistent personal styles and opt for an appearance that appropriately matches your business and industry..
4.SHARE YOUR CREDIT: An entrepreneur cannot succeed by working solo forever, collaboration is the key to success you will quickly lose respect with your colleagues and co-workers if you leave them out and refuse to share the spot with them..
5.FINE TUNE YOUR LISTENING SKILLS: Entrepreneurs need to listen to learn, strive to become better listener. If you’re tempted to glance at your smartphone each time it pings or vibrates, turn it off or leave it in your office. Practice patience and try not to interrupt when someone is talking. Be attentive, make eye contact, nod and ask pertinent questions. After all, courtesy and good manners never go out of style..