The most successful companies are built around strong management and leadership. Leadership not only impacts the organisation’sculture but also plays an important role in enhancing the overall productivity of the organisation.
A strong leadership results in higher workplace satisfaction, better time management,reduced employee stress and a culture where employees are more engaged. And, since happier employees perform better by giving their 100% to the organisation, this, in turn, leads to enhanced productivity.
However, to attain this level of performance, you as a leader have to develop an effective leadership approach. Though managing people can be a challenge, there are a few things which you can do to increase your productivity as a leader.
1. Clearly Define Your Expectations
It is important that you set your expectations right from the start so that your team knows what is expected out of them. It is also important to ensure that your team understands your expectations so that there are no loose ends.
2. Manage Your Time Well
In limited business hours, you need to get done a lot of things. So compartmentaliseyour time in such a way that after all the team meetings, you have a specifictime to focus on the highest priority tasks. Putting a detailed plan in place for the important tasks will keep the focus on productivity.
3. Maintain Transparency
As far as possible, maintain transparency among your team members. If you share information with them, they will be more productive at work and will give extraordinary results. It is also advisable to encourage their suggestions and feedback towards organisational growth.
4. Encourage Open Communication
Build a culture of open communication where you and your team members constantly share and receive feedback on each others performance. This way you will gain the necessary insights into the business operations and maximize workforce productivity.
Remember, there are no shortcuts to becoming a masterful leader. Only with good leadership skills, you can increase employee effectiveness and efficiency, drive growth and increase productivity.
At TGH, we help our corporate clients increase their workplace productivity with our ‘Motivation and Stress Management’ training and seminars.