Strong management is key to a successful company.  And employees thrive with powerful leaders.  So, it’s worth investing time and resources into developing effective leadership skills.

Becoming a masterful leader takes time, but there are some things you can do right now to better yourself in your leadership position.

Here are a few ways to increase productivity as a leader:

1 – Set clear goals and expectation for each quarter – this ensures that your employees agree with and understand their objectives.
2 – Take advantage of organizational tools – this way you have the infrastructure in place to support your work, and the rest of your team will follow.
3 – Schedule Short Meetings – long meetings are boring and take up too much of your team’s valuable time.  Schedule 10-15 minute meetings and you’ll be amazed by how much time you’ll save.
4 – Become closer to your team – this will allow you to communicate with them more effectively.
5 – Write everything down – take notes at meetings so you can prioritize your responsibilities and have less of a chance to forget important details.

These small chances to your schedule can help you lead a more productive team.

PJ's New Pic (smaller)ActionCoach-logo

If you would like further information or you have any questions about this blog, you can email me at or call 847-739-3079.

For your complimentary business coaching session visit,

Build a Business image 3 (small title)

To register for our complimentary workshop, How to Build a Business you can Sell, visit Let’s work together to help your business grow.

About the author,

As an ActionCOACH Business Coach from Chicago North Shore, I understand that time is your most valuable asset. Now, I can help you recreate your dreams and vision…and accomplish the goals you first set out to achieve with your business. Ultimately, you will experience a better quality of life because of your commitment to invest in yourself with the help of an ActionCOACH Business Coach and personal mentor.