What does leadership really mean in a business such as Network
Marketing, MLM, or as a business analyst providing her or his services, and what is required to be a leader? Who defines leadership?
If you think about leadership as having a group to lead, then to
what are you leading them, and for what purpose? If as a business analyst (BA) you ‘lead’ a discussion or meeting with a focus on gathering requirements, how can your ‘leadership’ benefit the project, from its inception to the go-live of the final results of your team’s efforts?
Leadership and success comes from developing yourself and at the same time sharing what you’ve learned in the development of others. In network marketing, MLM, and the BA role, this is not a difficult task, and it is what will set you apart from the others. And, in the network marketing & MLM type of businesses, leadership is key to building a team of motivated, energized, and focused partners. A similar correlation can be made with that of the business analyst and her or his role in successfully working with both the business partners/team members and those in the IT organization responsible for the development and successful implementation of the project.
LEAD your team to the tools of success. These don’t have to be tools developed by you. Just make sure they are tools that have stood the test of time and have proven effective. Start with your company, upline tools in the network marketing & MLM business arena, and with the chosen tools of the trade that your company (or the company you are consulting with).
Get your team members/partners involved in the team environment. Bring them together at meetings, on webinars, conference calls, email discussions, etc.
Lead authentically, by being the REAL you and not some made up person. Share both your strengths and your weaknesses. Communicate openly and honestly. You don’t have to be perfect, just be authentic. Acknowledge mistakes and always strive to do the best you can.
Let your leadership evolve and develop around the needs of those you lead, and the desires you have to take on this role. Follow your own values and lead your team along the path you have chosen together, based on mutual values and desires.
What difference can you make TODAY in helping your team members realize their financial and personal goals, the goals of the business, and in your leadership?
This post is similar to a recent post on my Pure Leverage Authority Blog – check it out and learn more about the business opportunity and valuable marketing tools suite that you may find very helpful for your own business. Mike’s Pure Leverage Authority Blog
Filed under: BA Consultant, BA Tools, business analyst, Business Analyst Consulting, Leadership, MLM, Network Marketing | Tagged: business analyst, marketing, network marketing mlm | Leave a comment »