Do you create a good first impression? Do you appear to others as a strong leader? This is important for any business owner---not to be rude, intimidating, or overbearing, but to make your presence known and lead with authenticity. Let’s discuss this topic further.
Tips for leading with authenticity:
Build trust through developing, improving, and communicating success Give a warm greeting and smile Make eye contact Give a firm handshake Be genuine in what you say Show that you care Radiate your enthusiasm and passion to your team Set the tone for your work culture in your demeanor and attire Have a clear dress code Convey trustworthiness in your tone and appearance Improve morale and communication with your team Be patient and wait Silence can establish a strong presence A smile can express appreciation Pauses can accentuate important points Network with other entrepreneurs about improving your business Go to events or meet with others online Set a networking goal for yourself