The Power of Good Leadership Skills in a PA/EA Role

The Power of Good Leadership Skills in a PA/EA Role

Leaders are achievers and if you want to have control over your future and destiny of your role, it is important that you possess strong leadership qualities. Contrary to what many people think, leaders are not born—they are made. As a leader, you will call the shots and direct the course. The people who work with you will imbibe the same principles, and together, you will work towards the same goal. A good leader does not have to force people to follow. If you are a good leader, people will be willing to follow.

Great leaders are rare; they are equipped with the following skills:

The power to lead by example

The best way to lead people is to lead by example.

If you want people to work hard, then you should be an image of hard work and perseverance. If you want your people to have passion, then you should be oozing with passion in everything you do. You cannot preach one thing, and do another. You cannot force people to be honest, when you, yourself are the first to violate the rules. Lead by example. If you want everyone in your team to work towards your goal, you will lead them in that path.

Good communication skills

It is also very important for leaders to have good communication skills. Part of being in business is to communicate with different kinds of people. You communicate with customers, employees, suppliers, dealers and partners. You will be dealing with people coming from all walks of life, and you should know how to communicate with them, effectively.

Honesty and integrity

Despite the fierceness and stiffness of the competition, every leader holds the responsibility to fight with honesty and integrity. A leader should aim to achieve success without harming other people.


Maintaining a business is not exactly easy. The journey towards success is not a definite one, and it involves a great risk. Great leaders are supposed to be courageous enough to take risks. It is part of business to take risks and you should determine how much of this risk you are willing to take and how much is enough.

Adaptability and flexibility

Leaders are also expected to be ready for change. Ordinary people will falter because of unpreparedness, but good leaders have the power to anticipate change and because of this is they have the ability to adapt into the new environment. Flexibility is important because changes happen on a regular basis.

Innovation and originality

Copying and adopting ideas is quite rampant. Instead of enjoying this practice, it is best for people to give way to their own ideas. Leaders are innovative. They are original and they are not afraid to fight for what they believe in.

Are you a leader?

Are you able to inspire people to follow your path? If you are a good leader, you have a good chance to reap success in business.

Essential Qualities of a Great Leader and How to Acquire Them

If you want to be successful in life, people are encouraged to be leaders. Everyone is encouraged to take charge of his or her lives and to start being in control of everything. Your life is only yours to lead. Some people will try to take charge of it; some people will force themselves into your decision-making process, and some people will try to alter the course of your journey. During these times, you can succumb and just let yourself be taken by the flow of things, or you can refuse to be a push over, and start being in control. Be a leader. Be a leader who is in charge of your life and be the leader who other people will look up to.

The Real Leader

There are specific qualities that set leaders apart from the rest. The following are the said qualities of a leader; if you aspire to take charge and to be in control, you should make sure to be equipped with the following qualities:

A leader should be a good example to the people around, most especially his subordinates.

As someone who has got the full attention of people, you should behave in a way that does not destroy your name and reputation. If you are in business and you want people to share your vision, live your vision and inspire the others to take the same path.

A leader is a people person.

Although you are basically in this to better your life and to make things go your way, as a leader you should not neglect the welfare of other people. You should not fail to realize that your decisions have the potential to affect other people, too.

A leader is goal-oriented.

A good leader knows his purpose and he has designed a definite plan to get there. A good leader knows what he wants and he does not stray away from it.

A leader is passionate.

He works, not only for the sake of being able to perform but because it is in his blood and bone to do it. When he takes a job, he commits, and he keeps his focus.

A leader is governed by the right ethical beliefs.

Even though he is fuelled by the hunger to succeed, his hunger does not possess him to step on other people.

How to Become a Leader

Anyone who wishes to become one can be a leader. To become a leader, you should have the willingness and the bravado to do more and be more. A leader is a dreamer but more than just a weaver of dreams, he takes action, he takes risks and he does not get tired. Everyone can aspire to become a leader but not everyone who aspires to be one will become one. Leaders are charged individuals from head-to-foot, from bone-to-bone. If you are a leader, you will one, through-and-through.

About the author:

Gwyneth Clover is an expert in change and communication. She is also somewhat obsessed with the study of leadership and is excited to be sharing more than two decades worth of leadership models, tips, and techniques with other lifelong learners. She is also a nutritional enthusiast who blogs at


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