Your LNC business development skills are vital for you AND your team member’s need for greater business success. You can’t do everything, so surrounding yourself with contractors who have what it takes is a smart idea.
Communication from Your Team
It is critical for your team members to communicate effectively with each other and with you to ensure your business’s success.
In some cases, you will be employing virtual assistants and freelancers who do not share your native language. So, they have to learn effective communication to be successful at their jobs. Tests and simple tasks are a couple of ways to find out exactly how effectively a prospective intern or virtual professional communicates.
The Ability to Take Direction
You must effectively delegate and follow up to stimulate LNC business development. That is easier when the person you assign tasks to takes direction well. Unfortunately, not everyone likes to take orders and have deadlines imposed upon them.
Aside from communication, this may be the most important skill for anyone you bring on board. If someone takes direction effectively, they understand their role as a significant member of the overall team. Don’t overlook this vital character trait when assembling your team.
This is a skill that not everyone possesses. In some cases, your team members may not have to be that organized. Some tasks and assignments simply don’t require a high level of organization.
In most instances, however, you will get better performance from a highly organized team member with average skills than from someone who is disorganized and highly skilled.
When your team members are organized, life is much easier for you. That organization also shows through to your prospects and customers in your business.
You and everyone on your team need to spend their time wisely. Deadlines must be met. You also don’t have the time in your busy schedule to cover for poor time management skills on behalf of your team.
Software and Coding
Here is another skill that is not required by all LNC business owners for optimum LNC business development. On the other hand, the behind-the-scenes guts of your web operation is powered by software.
When web surfers end up at your LNC website, the content they see looks and sounds like words, audio, and video. In reality, their experience is just the culmination of software and coding. Make sure you can quickly reach a talented developer in a pinch, even if you don’t need one right now.
The Ability to Spot Areas of Opportunity and Make Suggestions for your LNC Business Development
You want team members who take direction well so that they are intently involved in your LNC business development. You also want them to be able to make suggestions that might help your business. Sometimes the people working for you see things that could benefit from a different approach. Try to surround yourself with team members that don’t mind speaking up when they see an area of opportunity for your business.
A Team Player Attitude
Anyone assisting you in your LNC business development needs to realize they are a member of a team. Everyone is working together to achieve a common goal, the success of your business.
If you have egomaniacs and glory hounds involved in any aspect of your operation, the road to online business success will be a tough one.
Communicating, meeting deadlines, and producing solid work all require a team player attitude. When members of your team don’t see themselves as integral parts of your unit they can make life frustrating at the very least. They can also lead to the death of your business in a worst-case scenario.
Are you missing any of these skills? Don’t worry. You can develop them over time with practice and outsource some when you have the budget. However, be sure to have the ones that are most critical to the online business model that you plan to use.
Pat Iyer is president of The Pat Iyer Group, which develops resources to assist LNCs in obtaining more clients, making more money, and achieving their business goals and dreams.
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