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This article was published on September 18, 2017

6 Things to-do to be ahead of 99% of the leaders

6 Things to-do to be ahead of 99% of the leaders
Vartika Kashyap
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Vartika Kashyap

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Vartika Kashyap is the Marketing Manager at ProofHub ( — a project management software for your growing business n Vartika Kashyap is the Marketing Manager at ProofHub ( — a project management software for your growing business needs. She is a seasoned marketing professional who is an expert in digital marketing and entrepreneurship. She’s been featured among LinkedIn’s Top Voices for the year 2016, and is also a contributor for The Next Web, Huffington Post & Your Story. She is also a top writer in Leadership & Productivity on Medium.

When it comes to business and success, nothing is forever. A business may thrive today but it may not work well tomorrow. So, the leaders have to always keep the charm alive. They need to be alert always to optimize their work in fast-changing markets and environments. A time-to-time change and adopting the best methods will keep you ahead in the dust of your competitors.

With the competition being tough, as a leader, you need to know the important 5 things that can save you from downfall and keep you ahead of 99% of the leaders.

You need to take a change. Have a look:

  1. Look for your apps

Emailing is becoming obsolete. Nobody is getting into those complex text messages. Surely emails might be a way out for pretty many things, but for another sure reason it is not a reliable method for daily workplace communications. So, to centralize and simplify communication, leaders need to switch to communication apps.

ProofHub is a popular app that helps teams to organize their conversations, projects or topics for discussion. It allows communication with scattered teams for seamless collaboration and interaction. You can get into direct messaging, file sharing, proofing on documents and real time notifications.

  1. Nutrition/Fitness Tracking

Prioritizing health is an important part of leadership. To take on big challenges, there is a need of healthy mind and a healthy body. Apple (HealthKit) and Android (Google Fit) are helping leaders to make a huge pace towards fitness. The fitness apps are making it easier for smart business owners to make fitness a part of their daily routine. Managing your health will promote wellness and make you a successful leader.

  1. Hold Webinars With Your Team

The webinar is extremely helpful in turning personal values and is a great way to grow your business. There are apps like GoToMeeting, Adobe Connect and Brainshark make hosting a webinar an easy task. Leaders need to host regular internal Q&As to get a maximum benefit and deliver a stream of value into your business. It brings everyone on the same page and minimizes the misunderstanding. Also, it becomes important to promote the webinar to provide clear instruction to employees.

  1. Project management expertise

Leaders need to have a blend of experience and skills to manage a new project from start to finish. Today’s working environment demands competent leaders, who have the skills that will turn ideas into solid outcomes. So, a leader should have a project management expertise in order to manage budgets, deadlines, and deliverables. So, to become a really great leader, you need to hone your project management skills where theory and knowledge keep things moving forward.

  1. Visualize your success

As a leader, it is required to be focused and organized in extreme ways. Visualizing success is another important task to accomplish and you need to understand the importance of developing a success in mind before actually achieving it. It is incredibly helpful to visualize goals and the path to execute it. Many of the successful people have the superpower to visualize their success and it keeps them on top.

  1. Creativity

Creativity in the workplace is a long term vision to find smart solutions to business issues. Leaders who regularly exercise their brain to bring creative ideas are developing a power to sustain their leadership. To keep a note of these brilliant ideas, tools and apps are used to save the ideas and share it with the relevant people. To unleash your creativity, you need to keep up your creative side and you can also make notes to group together your ideas. Leaders need to use handy tool for brainstorming and capturing ideas at any time.

The above habits will take a lot of effort to develop and a step towards it will keep you sure of brilliant results. Do these things and your self-esteem will rise. The key is to make a start. Start today!

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