Today, leaders are operating in the toughest business environment, where margins are tight and decisions need to be made quickly. Great leaders demonstrate their business ethics and culture in their everyday work. A key example of great leadership can be seen in the Ford Motor Company. The organization has transformed from a struggling company to the most admired automaker under the leadership of Alan Morally, the CEO. One leader that business owners across the world look up to is Steve Jobs, the co-founder and former CEO of Apple. Everyone at Apple, from the top to the bottom, focused on producing easy to use, well-designed products used as means of entertainment or tools of productivity under the leadership of Steve Jobs. What these examples go to show is that it is the quality of leadership that determines the fate of an organization. A great leader motivates his people to give their best, he guides them in the right direction to achieve the goals and vision of the business. Here are some other reasons why you need great leadership skills in today’s business environment. Why Great Leadership?
Overall, a great leader helps the organization build harmony around common objectives and goals of the organization, improve collaboration between colleagues and team members and achieve greater success. "A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be." ~ Rosalynn Carter