What it Takes to Be a Good Business Leader

A Good Business Leader Is…

Bhawna Patkar
2 min readDec 7, 2021

In the business world, there are many “bosses,” but being a good leader is much different than just being a “boss.” A good business leader guides their employees to success. They are motivated, inspiring and have a clear vision for the company they run.

Here are some examples of what it takes to be a good business leader.

A Skilled Communicator

A good leader is not afraid to put themselves out there. They know how to share their message, and they are not scared of taking risks. They can communicate to their employees what is required for them and everyone else to succeed. They are charismatic, encouraging, and exceptional motivators.

Always Curious

Leaders need to have the drive to learn more about their customers and what it will take to make their business successful. Curiosity drives a business leader to want to discover better ways of doing things, which can help improve their company.

Helping Others Succeed

Being a good business leader for a business owner or CEO means helping the people around them succeed. They understand that their employees are the key to success, and if they fail, the company fails. Consequently, good business leaders unite their teams and maximize productivity.

Confident in Their Own Style

They will not want to copy someone else’s management style but instead use their own personality and leadership techniques. They know what works for their employees and their unique business needs. They also tend to be very good at reading their employees to determine the best way to get the job done.

Sets Goals

They know what success looks like for the company, and they will go out of their way to make sure it happens. When goals are achieved, a business leader will often find new ones that need to be met to continue moving forward and keep their team motivated.

In Conclusion

Businesses need good leaders to continue forward and be successful companies. Not only will their employees perform better, but their customers will also be more satisfied. If you’re trying to run a business, these are some traits you should incorporate into your leadership style.



Bhawna Patkar

Bhawna Patkar, founder of Ziphawk Inc. from Saratoga, CA, is a problem solver who never deters from undertaking difficult tasks or helping others.