Nov 30, 2016 05:10 AM EST

How To Successfully Lead A Company In The Online World

By Hazel Zol Marie Baloyo
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With the advanced technologies and all it entails, no one can disagree with the fact that most of the things are becoming easier and faster to do. Based on a study, only sixteen percent of the 4,100 executives and employees from twenty-one countries are well aware of the digitally-involved economy.

According to TechRepublic, businesses and companies who know how to take advantage of the advanced technologies excel and grow even faster. Since the digital world is so significant nowadays, executives should learn how to be a successful leader in the online world. They should also know how to actually improve the company; one of the few tricks is to start working with younger people. Millennials are way more familiar with the technology and the digital world; it's always better to start with those who have a little knowledge and background in the field.

Encourage and train employees, even if they have enough working experience, training still helps to freshen up their minds. As a leader, one must have patience; it is the key to successfully train employees. One can only call it a success if the employees are educated enough regarding the field and their job.

Praise improvements, even from the smallest improvements. It will somehow increase employees' confidence and will get engaged in doing their work even more. Use more positive feedback around them, an article from Portent stated that this will get them to maintain doing their good work and good behavior. Also, it is important to make them feel well-appreciated.

Be an approachable leader, the type of leader that the employees can't hate. Employees are less likely to pour effort in doing their job to impress intimidating leaders. It is also important for a leader to ask and listen to his employee's suggestions, ideas, and opinions. Also, make employees feel like they're important and show them interest.

Respect is very important as well, if a leader wants respect from his employees, then the leader must show respect as well. It's a common manner and everyone knows that respect is gained. Leaders should respect and consider his employees' pride and dignity too. A good leader should be honest and humble and must also know how to admit his mistakes. Read about the "3 Ways You May Be Failing Your Employees, and 5 Factors Employees Want in a Company" on Jobs & Hire.

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