There are many reason which can result in the fall of a company. I work for a mobile company and the best example I can give is of Nokia; the fall of Nokia was “APP STORE”. Coming back to the topic, let’s begin.
Two in five CEOs fail within their first 18 months of leading an organisation, according to a study published in Harvard Business Review. One-third of chief executives from Fortune 500 companies don’t make it past three years.
Achieving goals requires your teams’ support and commitment. If your team is not on board, this means you don’t have the leadership quality.
Here are four of the most important points that can cast you in a negative light and turn off your employees:
1. The MARIONETTE Trap
The challenge for any leader is working within the pre-defined parameters, yet being able to apply his own talents to achieve the results. Many leaders in hope of securing their position and privileges get themselves trapped into this. They just follow the orders and never stand up for their team not question the policies. The sad part is your employees are listening and seeing everything and are murmuring behind your back. If you need to be continuously directed, you are indeed a puppet.
I know of many boards who only hire managers that they can control. If your only concern is to impress the top management you’ll be surely losing your employees. There must be a balance. In the end no one will take you seriously, neither the board nor the employees you have ignored.
“Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” – Richard Branson
2. The KING-KONG Trap: