This is a guest post by Malany Clark. Malany works for a top client firm based in the Gulf Areas, but she originally belongs to Australia. Her interest in social media and networking makes her an active blogger. For more details follow her at Facebook–Twitter–Gplus.
Being a leader is not just showing that extra charm, quality and a dominating behavior. It requires much more than that, effective leaders show such dynamic qualities that it becomes next to impossible not to be intimidated by them or ignore them. These leaders display a perfect balance of traits, which inspire others and have the ability to achieve anything under any circumstances when given a team or a force to work with.
Traits of Dynamic Leaders
The fact and the point that leaders are created and not born, means leaders should and will continue to evolve or learn skills which make them exceptional and dynamic. Their dynamism will come from all the experience they have and amazing communication skills that they possess over a period of time. These leaders are called dynamic leaders of their time. If you aim to lead a workforce or are the leading ones and now looking to take your leadership skills to a whole new level, then learning the following four traits of a dynamic leader is going to really help you.
Authority and Responsibility
A leader is not just someone who has the authority and a power to influence decisions or take decisions on behalf of the team. He is also extremely responsible for every single action of his own and his workforce as well. No leader is free of the charge of what their work force does.
This means that the leader has to be extremely cautious and also be aware of what his team is doing. Leaders are constantly judged by the way their work force, acts, works and progresses because a leader will not grow alone. His team will eventually get the benefit of that growth as well. Being responsible and taking the ownership of every action is one of the basic traits that leaders can have within them. Responsibility also means keeping the word of honor, respecting others despite being authoritative and ability to take critics.
A leader knows the future, its uncertainties and both good or bad results. His workforce might not be aware of long term consequences and goals which they should be, but a leader will always have the big picture in mind and he will continue to struggle towards that, leaving the micro things to his workforce. This is one of the major dynamic qualities of a leader. Someone who looks at the macro level, strategizes everything and works to achieve bigger goals and vision.
Communication and Connection
A dynamic leader has powerful communication skills, to inspire his workforce. He will also have that crucial connect with his people, that will be followed by immense trust and belief as well as faith. Communication for a leader is extremely important, if they want to be successful with the team.
Sound decision making skills
Finally a leader who has a tremendous dynamism and knowledge will have terrific decision making skills. His decision will be ruled by judgment calls, circumstances and rationale not by emotions or maturity. His calls will be based on perfect thought process and a methodical approach.