“Steve is a visionary leader who has demonstrated his excellence in business and philanthropy,” said RC Willey CEO David Butts. “He has a proven track record of success on both the corporate and the personal levels. He will be a great addition to our board.”
Traits of a leader:
Finds a way to help others: The leader is inspired by and wants to help others. This can show in their work, home, and wherever he goes regularly.
Builds respect: The leader is respected by other people within their organization, team or profession due to their impact on individuals inside and outside their respective organizations.
Encourages all to be leaders: The leader teaches and encourages others to take the lead in their own lives, experiences and opportunities.
Is a problem solver: Does not stay within the lines drawn by their status or position in life. Research is done outside pre-set boundaries, leading to different insights into problems and their solutions.
Looking from a business perspective, leadership comes down to three inter-connected views:
Vision, People and Performance/Results.
The recent recession has shown that companies can be guided forward in uncertainty and change with the right leadership strategy and accountability.
TerraNova Corp, a retailing corporation, maintains a professionally diverse leadership team that allows the organization to be innovative in its efforts. TerraNova Corp CEO Stephen Bittel has been recognized for his leadership skills in customer service, professional and personal development, and community involvement.
The success of TerraNova Corp is based on the philosophy that every service and product needs to be provided unusually. The first and second effective leadership traits listed by Butts (finding ways to help others) and (building respect) are applied within business settings.
TerraNova stands out as they show their employees respect, value them as individuals, and contribute to their communities.
Original source to learn more: https://stephenbittel.medium.com/