How To Be A Great Leader Without Trying Too Hard

Do you find it difficult sometimes to be a leader? It can be intimidating sometimes, especially taking on new leadership roles. So, when learning to hone your leadership skills and be more comfortable, you must learn what it takes. Keep reading to see what makes up a great leader and how you can work on our goal.

When working to improve in the area of leadership, it is vital that you develop competency. People need to trust that you know what you are doing in order to feel confident in your leadership ability. Instill confidence in those who follow you by finding a mentor to help you become truly proficient in what you do.

Conquer your fear. Fear can be a terrible thing for you to experience, especially if you’re a leader. Instead, start paying attention to what the fear is telling you. Learn to process it in a way that is healthy and in a way that urges you to move beyond the fear to something more.

Make sure that you have goals set for your business as a whole. Everyone enjoys working towards a goal, and people that lead will find ways to get goals reached in an easy way. You can’t just deliver proclamations and expect that your job is finished. Have meetings about goals every month, and make everyone on the team responsible for accomplishing them.

Every industry has its movers and shakers.

Men and women who, by virtue of their chutzpah and determination, built new companies, saved them from the brink of extinction, or forged new paths for others to follow.

To celebrate their creativity and bold innovation, we rounded up the business leaders who were major game-changers in tech, retail, entertainment, media, and finance this year.

Disclosure: Jeff Bezos is an investor in Business Insider through his personal investment company Bezos Expeditions.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/best-business-leaders-2013-2013-11?op=1#ixzz3Qtxk7L2O

It is important you set ambitious goals for team members, but ensure they are not impossible to achieve. All this does is makes sure that your team is going to fail. That’s a good way to show that you aren’t the good leader you thought you were.

Money, Travel and Leadership

If you still need to check straight line persuasion system, go do so now. Make sure your subordinates and coworkers know that you are someone who is approachable. You probably don’t want to leave holes in your schedule for conversation and socialization, but it’s necessary. Your employees expect and deserve your guidance, respect and appreciation. With it, they can become your greatest business asset. Without it, they become a tremendous business liability.

Adopt an eternal attitude of learning. While this article has great tips in it, there’s always something more to learn. Business changes and evolves and you need to keep up with it. Always be reading books, newspapers and blogs. If possible, attend classes and workshops. Those are chances to learn and network.

Always remember that there is an inverse relationship between what’s on your mind and your personal productivity right now. If something is on your mind, write it down. If you need to, work on it now. If it can wait or can’t be helped right this minute, set the paper to the side and get to work on something you can do right now.

As a leader, you probably have certain goals, ethics and values that help to form your leadership model. These are important qualities of a good leader. It is a good idea to write these things down, and then share them with your employees, or team members. This way, they know what you are about, and what is expected of them.

Use your role as leader to build a unified, strong team. Always be available to address the concerns of your team and give they honest answers. Allow your staff to do their jobs and avoid interfering if possible.

Good leaders hire good people to work for them. If you refuse to hire individuals that you fear may become competition, you undermine your own chances for success. Search out people who are as passionate about your industry as you are and encourage their problem solving abilities and reward their successes.

Anyone in a leadership role should be concerned about trust. You must be able to trust your team, or workforce, and they must also be able to trust you. Try having a meeting periodically with a small group, where trust issues are discussed, and solved. Look for good articles on the subject of trust in the workplace, and read them with your group, giving each other feedback and suggestions.

Have a clear vision of what you want to accomplish with your business in the short term and the long term. You and your employees will be better able to stay on course when everyone understands your vision so make sure they understand it. Make small changes when necessary but always stay focused on your vision.

As a leader, you are responsible for forming the goals and aspirations of your team. Come up with a best-case scenario for your team, and your vision for the future. Share these goals with them, and ask them for their feedback and suggestions. A true leader has a team under him that is focused on the same goals, and how to achieve them.

This article has presented you with advice concerning becoming a great leader. You now have the stuff it takes to improve your leadership abilities and you just have to put your plan into action. Leadership is something that takes time to build, so you want to make sure you have the right focus.

The Best Advice For Travel-Lovers

Watch prices even after you book. Some airline and hotel companies offer you a refund if the price of your reservation drops after you book it, so keep an eye on the price. Alternatively, set-up an account with a price watcher site. After you enter the reservations you made and the price you paid, it will alert you when the price has dropped by the minimum amount required for a refund.

Preparing a budget for various expenses before traveling will help one not overspend while on vacation. Having a budget already laid out will keep one more conscious of their spending. The increased attention on not overspending will prevent stressful and frustrating situations such as bouncing a check from occurring. Also it will give one more peace of mind.

Here’s a sneak peek of some luxurious travel destinations that are rare and exotic; and will surely give you the peace of mind that you need:

Resorts, Mansions and Much More!

ETN Global Travel Industry News reports:

“HANOI, Vietnam – To honor the company’s 10-year history, Vietnam first luxury tour operator to unveil a new logo marks the latest phase of Luxury Travel’s evolution. The new logo will be rolled out across Luxury Travel collateral with immediate effect.

This month, Luxury Travel Ltd (luxurytravelvietnam.com) has decided to launch new logo which was created paying tribute to the heritage of the former to marks a new milestone in 10 years of nonstop developing Luxury Travel. The company announces a new e-commerce website, opened a new operation office in Nha Trang and kick off a 5 star Emperor Cruises in Nha Trang Bay at this occasion.

“The unveiling of a new logo marks the latest phase of Luxury Travel’s evolution and sustainable growth. A “refresh” of the brand’s identity in conform with our mission, vision in order to develop the experiential travel industry in Vietnam and Southeast Asia, we are embarking on an ambitious phase of growth and we are excited to share our new logo with our travel partners,” said Pham Ha, Founder and CEO of Luxury Travel Ltd.”

If you want to plan a successful trip, you should establish a budget. Think about things such as travel expenses, accommodation, food, and money to visit attractions and pay for gas once on location. If your trip seems a little too expensive, look for cheaper accommodation or wait until you have enough money saved up. If you are well-prepared though, here are some upper-class and super expensive travel advisory that you might want to check

If you’re going to use the safe in the hotel, it’s recommended that you wipe off the keys before use. And once it’s locked, press all the keys. Some hotel staff have been putting a powder on the keys that when a light is shined on them it lights up which ones you’ve pressed and they’re able to take things out of the safe. If you want to travel around the world in class and i perfect style, you can never go wrong in choosing an exotic Audi sports car to use as your ride to take you places:

Rolls-Royce In Focus

There are so many exotic cars to choose from, but today I want to focus on one car that I love more above the rest: The Rolls-Royce. When it comes to luxury, you can never go wrong with this ride.

Rolls-Royce are available in the market and you can acquire them in two ways (both are legal, don’t worry). One is by buying your own unit or the second one (which I personally prefer more is by renting it from SoBe VIP. You may wonder why I prefer renting over owning. Well, for one, it costs less to rent that to actually buy. Second has something to do with the maintenance. And last is that I easily get tired of looking at the same car over and over again, so I prefer to use new designs every now and then — what better way to have many car designs than to rent, right?

Anyhow, here’s a video clip of the 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith Interior Detail:

I drooled looking at it men.

If you wonder why I fancy this specific car so much, then allow me to share this link on the different reviews about the Rolls-Royce. Better read these first-hand experience so you know if the prices of these cars are really worth it.

What Color to Get For Your Next Lamborghini

Buying luxurious car is going to be a very hard decision especially when it is on the price of millions 3 or 4.  Of course, aside from the brand, the first thing that runs in our mind is the color that we are going to choose in that particular item.  Do you know what is the most popular car color in the world?

What’s the Most Popular Car Color in the World?

The Batmobile is black, James Bond’s Aston Martin is silver, and theDukes of Hazzard‘s General Lee is red—but in the real world, consumers like their cars in another shade. The world’s most popular car color for 2013 was white, according to new data from PPG Industries, the biggest supplier of auto paint and coatings.

One in four customers, or about 25 percent, chose a white car in 2013, a figure that rose 3 percent from 2012. Why is the light shade so beloved? A few factors are involved: more variations on white—pearly, creamy, crisp, lustrous, and sparkling ones—have recently become available; light cars stay cooler in hot weather…

Choosing your new car’s color will depend on your tastes.  You can have it plain or you can have it combined with one, two, or more colors.  Heck! You can even have is technicolors! Just like the video shown below.

The video shows a car with a black and pink combination, perfect for the tastes for most ladies.  However, colors are just part of the decision making when buying cars.  You don’t have to have basis on what pleases other people.  What’s important is, you  had your best choice and you had what pleases you the most.

Meet the man who painted LSU tiger stripes on a Lamborghini

Don Domingue painted tiger stripes on a Lamborghini, and the rest is SEC fan history.

Don Domingue of Lafayette, LA is the only man on the planet who saw a Lamborghini Gallardo and thought, “You know, that could use some LSU-themed tiger stripes.” While waiting to shoot a video in the car at LSU, he spoke with us about the Lamborghini, its paint job, and the time someone danced on its roof at Mardi Gras when he wasn’t look.

Decision-making in buying or renting an exotic car is not that hard.  You can have suggestions from friends if  your not sure of your choice especially in colors, as long as you like that certain suggestion, or that enlightens your doubt, then why not? go for it!

The Best Audi’s of Miami Beach

We have been following Audi for a number of years through the changes in the company. From the days of the square box like Audi’s to the slick and elite Audi R8.

Miami beach is an Audi haven. You can’t go one day without seeing a few Audi R8’s and you’ll never see the same one twice. Plus you will also see several of their other high end models driving the streets.

Here are a few snaps our photographer got the other weekend of some Audi R8’s in Miami Beach.

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r8 in miami beach

Here are a few more photo’s of Exotic Audi’s in Miami Beach. There are a lot more of these Audi’s and exotic cars in Miami beach as they are not as expensive. Audi is definitely very popular in Miami, that’s for sure!

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