Leadership — “As a leader, you need to be confident, strong, and a force of nature.” …
Leadership — 5 Ways to Fake It ‘Til You Make It in Business
Leaders are Meant to Lead
Unfortunely, not everyone looking to start a business are what you would call a people person. Some personalities may seem a bit on the cold side. However, there are ways you can fake it until you make it to create that personal warmth. People want to feel as though they can approach you. Without people, your business will not grow.
Rather than go through all the five ways you can change to become a warm leader, … I’m going to direct you to a great article by Carrie Kerpen from Inc.com. In it you’ll find a great source of information about ways you can fake it until you make it and become a people person and a great leader.
While I certainly am invested heavily in all relationships that I have, including partners, employees, and family members, I do think that there are some lessons to be learned for people who are not as inherently warm that might help them appear more approachable, endearing, and well, likeable.
Tell Your Story
As leaders, we need to let down our guards. Show people that we are all human and not just out to make a buck. I like to share may experiences, good or bad. If it was a bad experience, I write on how I resolved the issue so others may learn from my own lessons.