5 Leadership Styles Bosses Need to Avoid like the Plague

It is universally believed that a good leader is not born, he is made. For touching the peaks of success; you need to be an effective and an influential leader. The most common thing that the companies these days focus on is the leadership skills in a person. Everybody focuses on the ways in which they can be a great leader but still they lack in this concept.

There is a huge difference in being a good leader and a legendary leader. A legendary leader is someone who knows the current demand in being a great leader as well as knowing criteria which needs to be avoided for giving out favourable results.

Rigid Opinions and Behaviour

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A great leader should always be flexible so that he can adjust himself in accordance with the changing situations. If the thinking ability of the leader is of rigid nature then it will surely be extremely difficult for him to adjust with the changes in the business environment. This thing should be avoided by the leaders as soon as possible.

Lack of Delegation Ability

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A great leader should always delegate the respective work to the most suitable employees under him. Delegation is an art in the business world in which you shift the burden of bulk work towards the people working under you. This delegation process has numerous benefits. The leader saves time for important tasks and the workers are given pieces of task in which they are passionate about. This makes the task complete with no flaws. If a leader is not having this ability and wants to handle all of the work on his own then it will attract loses towards him. Hence, this should always be avoided.

Hasty Response

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A good leader should be quick but not in a way which would lead him towards loss. There are situations in the business world, when you need to stop and think over the subject so that you can get the most from it and avoid future mistakes. To become a great boss, you need to let go of the hasty reactions.

Unable to Process Required Targets

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It is extremely essential for the bosses to examine the target and set a goal which is realistic and achievable. If the boss is lacking the ability to set a suitable target then the company will face numerous losses. To avoid this kind of hectic situation, the boss should let go of being clumsy and maintain a suitable; achievable and approachable target.

Lack of Time

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It is extremely important for a good leader to spend some time with his team. This is mandatory due to the fact that in a team, it is important for people to interact and build unbreakable bonds. Spending time with your team will let you know about the specialities each individual possesses; and this will benefit you in delegation of work. Spending time will let you know about the strengths as well as weaknesses of the team and then you can help them improve themselves.

A bond of trust is created when you spend time with your team and then they will be faithful to you and never bail on you r break your trust. Building up these relations is very important. If you will not do this then your company will face numerous loop wholes.

A good boss is someone who is a great leader. Possessing effective managerial skills with the ability to control makes up a good boss. To become a great leader you need to know the things which lead to leadership mistakes.

ByNicole Martinez

Dr. Nikki Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois. She is a Professional Psychologist and the Head of Clinical Development forBetterhelp.

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