Many business leaders don’t realize that to run a successful business in addition to the intellectual skills they need to have personal and behavioural skills also. As we rise on the leadership ladder, we need to let go certain behaviours and practices. Its natural tendency to behave out of normal human behaviours but as our company grows we need to come out of those.
Five common pitfalls are :
While making decisions many business leaders tend to focus more on personal milestones and achievements. This makes them self-satisfied and unfocused. Sometimes to protect their reputation they choose not to take risky decisions, which causes results to slip. They tend to justify their own behaviour and decisions at the cost of falling results of the organisation.
Question to be asked: will it matter to you if your organisation is growing but you don’t get acknowledged every time?
Question to be asked: do you often stay away from negative feedback?
Question to be asked: do you focus too much on being intellectually precise?
Question to be asked: do you get uncomfortable if your teammates argue with you?
Question to be asked: do you find it difficult to trust?