Life skills required to succeed in your life and business
by Johann Paul Gregory
One of the key skill that one needs to have is having a great management skill. There are two parts of management skills. First is the self-management skills that is required of anybody in all situation. The other management skills is how to manage others effectively. As you climb the corporate ladder or even running a business, powerful management skills will be very crucial for you.
To put things in perspective, one needs to have an effective self-management skills when you want to excel in your life and business. For example, you need to have a plan and schedule to achieve your goals. And follow that diligently and if required to adjust it, do it and stay focus. Discipline is also a crucial aspect in developing your self-management skills. Many successful people have powerful self-management skills be it in their life and their business. Therefore, continue to work on it and enhance your skills. Nowadays, you have many tools to assist you to achieve your target or goal set beginning of the year. Use it to enhance your self-management skills.
As for business, managing others effectively is crucial in any other industry where manpower is involved. It is an important management skills to be acquired for any potential business owners or have been in the business for many years. This skill can be acquired via experiences. Different approaches is needed to handle different types of people. It is not easy but at the same time, it is possible to be successful in your business when you demonstrate a powerful management skill. In business, you also deal with your customers and your suppliers. Therefore, it is important to be able to manage them accordingly. The better you are in managing them, the better your business will fly. Your business revenue is crucial for your business. Hence, you need to have a great management skill.
If you are in the corporate world, one needs to be able to relate to various people at different levels. Thus, your management skills will determine how high you will fly. The better you are in this area, the higher you will climb in your corporate ladder. Be sincere and thankful to everyone. When you succeed, be humble. Acknowledge those who have helped you especially your team members. Appreciate them. Praise them. They will go a long way for you. Work as a team. Be the leading example. Walk the talk. Be a servant leader or rather serve others. They will eventually appreciate what you have done. Nevertheless, there are people who may not like you. Try your best to serve them. But if they still do not like you, you do not need to fret about it. Because you are not in a game of who is more popular but rather who will be able to get the results in. Stay focus on what you do well. Be the leader you were meant to be. But do not mislead others.
In conclusion, enhance your self-management skills and your skills in managing others. The better you become at it, the better your career will be and your business will fly. Continue to focus on what you do best. Lead, manage and delegate your way to success. Till then, see you in our last life skills which I will share on character building skills. God bless you with success, peace and love during this challenging times.
Article is written by Johann Paul Gregory, MBA, Senior Vice President, Talent & Business Development, Reapfield Academy Sdn Bhd.