Every successful leader has a team of people who help in motivating them, keeping them in line and collaborating with them for ultimate advancement. From the mentor to the confidante, these vital personalities ensure that leaders stay in line with their end goals.
The common phrase, “Birds of a feather flock together,” is one that rings more than true when it comes to progressing in one’s career and overall life. Thus, having the right — or wrong — people around you can mean the difference between seeing your dreams come true or remaining stagnant.
For Madame Noire, writer Erica Renee details seven key people who should be part of any successful leaders circle.
The Super Supporter: Most successful people have a loved one who is their biggest cheerleader. This person may not know a thing about the profession, but still cheers them on along the way and is an ear for any issues you have about your job. If you’re lucky, you have multiple super supporters; but even one supporter who stands firmly in your corner can go a long way.