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​Hitting a career plateau can be forever infuriating when leaders in your organisation lack the appropriate skills to boost your confidence. Great leadership styles can help employees appear more competent and trustworthy in their job roles. So how can aspiring leaders develop their personal styles?

 

Understand your strengths and use them to your advantage.

Your leadership style needs to be individual, copying from someone successful, and pretending to be someone you're not just doesn't cut it. Assess what your strengths and weaknesses are and build off what you're excelling in. At the same time, once you understand what your areas of improvement are, you should then be able to invest some time into concentrating on these areas.

 

Set goals and a plan.

Successful leaders have a vision and more importantly, a path forward as to how they plan to achieve their goals. When developing your leadership style and skills, you should establish a timeline associated with your plan to ensure you stay on track with your personal achievements. The constant striving for your next objective can inspire employees and peers around you to follow in the same footsteps. 

 

Inspire.

Being a leader is all about providing vision and motivating others to fulfil their roles and goals. Projecting your growth mindset and positive beliefs into your work will be evident to employees and provide confidence to their visions. Sustained growth for a business should be a priority for leaders and the key to this is within your staff! Provide feedback and reinforce your employees ideas to ensure they have enough self-efficacy to follow through with their efforts.