Friday, 16 October 2015


In an increasingly competitive business environment, it is important that a business have effective leaders to show the way. Such leaders must be able to communicate effectively and motivate the team to achieve the organizational goals.

In her years of experience working in senior leadership at various government agencies, Susan M. Taylor knows that effective leaders can provide many benefits to an organization. The lack of good leaders can slow the growth of a company, and employees might lack direction and motivation to succeed. Good leaders set a vision and communicate it to employees.

Traditionally, leadership was focused on ensuring the organization delivered on time. However, with a changing business landscape, leaders have to ensure their businesses are agile, strong and dynamic to handle challenges. Businesses that adapt to shifts have strong leaders at the helm; people who stay on top of industry changes and are emotionally intelligent.

Good leaders know the importance of delegation. They identify the strengths of each employee and make full use of the talent in the building. Leaders are not expected to know everything, but rather know how to surround themselves with the right people for every role.

In order to lead their organizations to the promised land, top leaders in the organization may have to embody various roles. It’s often necessary to be involved in various capacities so that the leader can monitor progress. A good leader brings the best out of the workforce while motivating them to achieve their personal goals.

Susan M. Taylor is an accomplished professional with nearly three decades of experience in procurement. She’s previously worked at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), where her work was recognized with 5 major awards and performance bonuses.