How to make yourself a better leader under any situation

conflicts leadership manage Jan 03, 2021

As we begin the new year with resolutions and plans, we need to make sure we have the leadership skills to actualize them. Leadership is about making decisions, taking actions and managing conflicts. Do you have the leadership skills that will help you make better decisions in the different situations or environments that you will encounter throughout the year?

In a work environment you are faced with different personalities, attitudes, work ethics and much more. Because you are viewed as the leader you need to have the ability to deal with people who might be extremely stubborn.  The problem is that  if you do not know how to deal with challenging and stressful situations, the conflict that results will derail your ability to either carry out your new year resolutions or to get the results you desire under pressure.

Here are a few tips and strategies you can use to manage stubborn or just rude people in different situations:

  1. Look for an opportunity to  state the rules clearly and ensure that everyone is aware of them. Don't allow people to have excuses to break these rules. Be certain that, as the leader, you are working towards the benefit of of everyone in your sphere of influence. Don't forget that just because you have explained the rules means that everyone will agree with you or accept it's  meaning or explanation.  Make sure re that your employees know what the consequences are for breaking the rules, and that they will be enforced.
  2. Always keep a positive mindset with a good attitude. You definitely need lots of patience and you should be proficient at managing people. how can you do this? You have to remember that  are viewed as a leader, so you to be prepared to step in and take action immediately. Don't allow a situation to get to a boiling point before attempting to diffuse it.
  3. Try not to 'tell off' people instead try to resolve a conflict by using positive reinforcements. When diffusing a situation always use good language and do not revert to swearing or becoming rude. You do not want to hurt anyone's feelings and you don't want to belittle people in front of others. this goes for your friends, family and their co-workers.
  4. On the flip side remember to acknowledge people when they do something great. If a  stubborn person  suddenly does a U-turn and improves their relationship with others, acknowledge that you have noticed this. It helps the employee know that their efforts are being appreciated. It will also make easier for you to lead more easily under pressure.

If you use these  four tips regularly you will find that you can handle conflicts extremely well. You will earn respect as a leader and people will understand that you are working towards the good of the  team. This is part of the process of  relentless self-mastery. These tips and strategies can be applied to any situation, to help you handle any conflict head on, and show greater leadership  before it turns into a full blow explosion.

You can also get a copy of compass report on how to eliminate stress from your conversations as part of your process of relentless self-mastery. You can also  discover how you can use the warrior mind set to improve your leadership skills and achieve  more consistent personal success in your life through relentless transformation by signing up for The Dala Compass Academy!


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