An engaging leader is vital for a successful workplace; they have a positive effect on job satisfaction and employee performance.
As business owners, when selecting a manager, we can put more emphasis on performance and “experience” and forget to consider how a leader’s lack of ability to build engaging relationships with employees can have a negative effect on team morale and performance.
The most successful businesses understand that an engaging and trusted leader is more beneficial than a high-performing manager who alienates staff is vital for a successful workplace. Having the right leadership in place has a positive effect on job satisfaction and employee retention, and engagement — all of which increase overall team performance.
What attributes do you look for in a leader?