In today’s BusinessMinds featured article you will learn 3 powerful strategies to define your leadership platform. So whether you’re currently in a position of authority or you aspire to be, these 3 powerful strategies are guaranteed to help you define your leadership platform and expand your influence.

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Leadership Tip #1: Empower others by sharing what you know
Think about the people around you. There are countless individuals who look to you for advice and turn to you for suggestions.

Not to mention the fact that there are many who quietly observe your behavior but maybe they’re too timid to ask for help. Maybe they’re currently going through some trial or tribulation that you’ve already overcome, yet they are embarrassed to ask for help.

Be observant and offer to assist. Don’t simply tell someone what to do because this might bring resistance. Leaders offer suggestion and allow the person to do it themselves. This will empower them in the current situation and will boost their confidence for future obstacles. Plus, when you empower someone then you become their hero!

Leadership Tip #2: Be authentic
Be open, be genuine, and be who you really are. Nobody likes authority figures who wear masks or come off as fake. People aren’t stupid and they can easily spot an imposter. You’re an awesome person and others want to get to know the real you. Don’t be afraid to admit your flaws. After all, you’re only human. Show who you really are and people will love and respect you for it. So let it shine.

Leadership Tip #3: Collaboration is key
Stop trying to go it alone! You don’t have to do it all yourself. When you do this then you only invite overwhelm, frustration, and exhaustion. Plus you’ll begin to burn out and it’ll be harder and harder to push forward.

Collaborate with like-minded individuals. Napoleon Hill frequently wrote about the ‘mastermind’ which is a group of individuals working together in unified harmony to achieve a common goal.

If you’re an entrepreneur then make sure you hire the right people for the job. For example, I admit that when it comes to book marketing and publicity we didn’t know much. That’s why we chose the publishing house that we did – because they are awesome and committed to giving their clients the absolute best.

It was because of their talents and hard work that Bankroll Your Mind was able to reach so many people and become an International #1 Best Seller in not just one but multiple categories. If it wasn’t for their strong marketing push we would never have been able to make as big of an impact as we made in such a short amount of time.

Collaboration is key. We believe this so much that we even dedicated an entire chapter to it. This chapter (#16 found in the Mastery section) not only goes into great depth explaining the benefits of proper collaboration but you get 2 detailed exercises so you can determine the right people to align yourself with professionally.

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Surround yourself with the right people!

As always, if you need anything or want to contact me directly then just reach out. I am here for you.

Thanks and Be Excellent!


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  • Rich Perry

    I help entrepreneurs craft their message and empower them to deliver it!

    My name is Rich Perry and I help entrepreneurs craft their message and empower them to deliver it. I’m a message and strategy coach, co-author of the International #1 Best Selling book Bankroll Your Mind, and a Master Coach of NLP. I’m also the host of the “10-Minute Mentor with Rich Perry” podcast. Entrepreneurs who have an important message to share, hire me when they want to design an optimized and powerful communication strategy to reach their audience, build brand authority, and turn casual visitors into lifelong customers. The motto I live by is: “Lead By Example Through Excellence”