Home Based Business Leadership Tips
"Leadership can only function on the basis of trust!" - John Maxwell
not follow a home business leader they cannot or do not trust. Understanding that leadership can
only function on the basis of trust gives you an edge over the competition. Being
a leader whom your team can trust will allow you to be positioned for reaching your
Keep in mind, trust is the most important element in building and
maintaining relationships in your home based business. Without trust, you
will never be the leader people will want to follow. Without trust, you will
experience the greatest challenge in your business... survival.
Developing trust as a home business leader is not easy. However, once people trust you as
a person, they will begin to trust your leadership. So how does one develop trust?
Without a shadow of doubt, always be upfront and straightforward with people. Do
not market on hyped up campaigns or give the illusion of great results with
little or no effort. Begin with the nuts 'n bolts... what it really takes. People
will appreciate you and will begin to gain trust in you as a person.
Take time to listen to those on your team. Spend time with your team to find
out what they need to help them build their business. Give feedback on performance
and show you care.
Respect the potential home business leader on your team and that person will return your respect
with trust. Show acceptance of the person and be sensitive to their feelings and
TIP - You've heard the saying, "reach out and touch"... it is critical to
reach out to your potential leaders and give encouragement. Encouragement can
be as simple as a handshake, a high five, or a pat on the back.
Encourage through appreciation.
NOTE: Success requires a sustainable motivation. A sustainable motivation is
like the Energizer battery... "it keeps you going, and going, and going!" Having
a sustainable motivation will allow you to overcome the ups and downs of building
your own business without getting derailed from moving toward your main objective.
Begin developing your sustainable motivation today by reading at least ten
minutes a day. Read something uplifting and positive!
Developing a sustainable motivation builds character and ultimately trust.
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