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4 Ways to Demonstrate Leadership in a Non-Management Role


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Here are a few ways you can demonstrate leadership and drive influence in a non-management role.

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4 Ways to Demonstrate Leadership in a Non-Management Role

  1. 1. 4 Ways to Demonstrate Leadership in a Non- Management Role LIFEWORK SEARCH
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION L I F E W O R K S E A R C H . C O M Whether you're just starting out with a new company or you’re a seasoned veteran looking to demonstrate your value, few qualities have the same impact as strong leadership.  Leadership qualities--such as introducing new strategies or energizing staff to feel more connected with their work--lead to positive results that can be evidenced in a variety of ways, such as increased productivity or improved work satisfaction. While roughly a third of Americans don't aim for leadership positions, according to a CareerBuilder survey, it's safe to say that most aim to possess the leadership qualities that affect change and make a difference in the lives of the people with whom they work.
  3. 3. 1. LEARN WHAT MOTIVATES YOUR FELLOW WORKERS The best way to determine what inspires people to perform at their peak is by making a conscious effort to interact with them on a daily basis. L I F E W O R K S E A R C H . C O M
  4. 4. 2. ACTIVELY SEEK OUT OPPORTUNITIES TO LEAD "Pay attention to what you like to do because you'll be most successful when you're working within your talent set - your natural patterns of thoughts, feelings and behavior." - Sangeeta Bharadwaj Badal, principal scientist of entrepreneurship at Gallup L I F E W O R K S E A R C H . C O M
  5. 5. 3. COMMUNICATE YOURSELF CLEARLY People who can communicate a clear message make for ideal leaders, but it's an invaluable trait in non-management roles as well. L I F E W O R K S E A R C H . C O M
  6. 6. 4. ADOPT A LEADERSHIP MENTALITY If you want to demonstrate leadership capabilities, you have to think like a leader. True leadership requires more than donning your thinking cap or encouraging others to do the same. L I F E W O R K S E A R C H . C O M
  7. 7. Leadership comes in all shapes and sizes. By adopting some of these behaviors, you can prove to your bosses that you're not someone they can afford to lose and willing to do whatever it takes to succeed. BOTTOMLINE L I F E W O R K S E A R C H . C O M