We appreciate and respect the leaders around us, and even though we may not be in charge that doesn’t mean we can’t influence the ones around us. Learning how to lead doesn’t only help you, but also helps your team keep improving.
We’ve talked to thousands of administrative professionals whose number one concern is how to get their ideas heard and implemented. It isn’t about having positional power; it’s about presenting your ideas in such a way that others
Do you want to go beyond just supporting your team? Being accepted as a leader, influencing your peers without formal authority, building trust and credibility with your boss are all critical to getting results as a team. How can you identify what motivates you to perform to your best and highest?
• Learn how to effectively share your ideas and get buy-in from team members by using a specific communication template.
• Discover how to negotiate with your boss when you receive push-back or the dreaded “no”.
• Learn how to get respect for your time and negotiate task items in order to increase productivity.
• Discover your own motivation for high performance and how others can fuel your motivation.
• Conquer your fears of approaching your boss as a leader in order to share your thoughts and ideas.
Whether you realize it or not, it’s not your position that gives you power, it’s your behavior! Executive presence communicates power, consistency and influence. It supports your credibility and inspires others to have confidence in you.
If you’re looking to pursue management opportunities in the near or distant future, leadership is a critical skill to develop. However, even those who have no desire to “lead” in an official capacity will benefit from learning this skill. Demonstrating the simple tenants of “everyday leadership” in the workplace establishes you as a highly valuable asset within your organization. Beyond that, it offers a wealth of added personal and professional benefits.