Leaders are pillars for any organisation to succeed. Experts say leaders are born and some say employees could be trained to be good leaders. In today’s competitive business world, a company with a stable product or service and a large set of customers will not alone stand the organisation to be a successful one.

Customers will always expect changes to the product in question, such changes to customer needs has to be reflected in the product or service. These needs have to be identified by employees who need to be trained by successful leaders. Leadership is not a concept limited within an organisational premises, it needs to be reflected outside as well, simply from once posture to moving along with external stakeholders.

Therefore with all said above, what does the leader actually do or what is articulated among the role of a leader?


  • Planning – A good leader should be able to manage the resources in hand while making ensuring adequate resources are available in hand for smooth business performances. When told simply all resources needs to be made available at the right time in right qualities.
  • Coordinating & Controlling – An important aspect of a leader’s role is the need to coordinate with other core departments to ensure the task could be executed successfully. And ensuring the process is on track and if deviated, a good leader should know how to bring things back on track.
  • Communication – Effective communication of what needs to be done and what shouldn’t be done, needs to be communicated precisely. Therefore having good communication skills is an important aspect to fulfil the role of the leader successfully.
  • Training & Guidance – Providing necessary training and guidance to core employees or subordinates is crucial which are a motivational factor and a good trait which adds a value to the role of being a good leader.