Qualities That Make Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai A great leader
Research argues that some people are not born leaders, but their possession of certain qualities cause others to admire them so much that they become popular, well-liked, maintain high rankings, and also are successful.
What are some of the easily identifiable qualities that make a leader, a good one? Today, we look at what made Mr. Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO, a great leader.
Pichai Sundararajan was born July 12, 1972, he is also known as Sundar Pichai. He is an Indian-American engineer and the chief executive officer (CEO) of Google LLC. Formerly the Product Chief of Google, Pichai’s current role was announced on August 10, 2015, as part of the restructuring process that made Alphabet Inc. into Google’s parent company, and he assumed the position on October 2, 2015.
Building strong teams
Being a relatable and overall great person to work with, individuals are more likely to gravitate towards you, and as such, want to be on your team in whichever project you are working on. Persons would go as far as to transfer departments if they perceive working with you is more beneficial to them, and due to the ease at which you work, and the demand for high productivity levels, the decision is quite incomparable.
Caring about Others
Being an empathetic person not only helps you to understand where the other individual is coming from, but you are about to exhibit your compassion which is something most would find comforting thus respond positively to. Empathetic persons are universally well-liked and are more likely able to have employees who respect them and be motivated because they know that you will show care towards them.
Listen to the opinions of others
One’s opinion is their gateway to being heard for their stance on a particular topic or feeling towards a decision made, etc. Often times an employee’s opinions are overlooked due to being a lower ranked employee, or their opinion is just not deemed as valuable or important by others, especially in a group setting. However, it’s from these persons that some of the best ideas sprout; ideas which could make or break a company, relationship or decision, or even help in the improvement of same.
Be a good listener
Being not only a good listener but an active listener is one of the most important qualities. Once you have mastered that skill, you are able to block out distractions from your surroundings and give the conversation your full undivided attention. This will allow you to know and understand the true content of the interaction and pick up non-verbal cues as well. Not to mention, in the event that you have to pass on information, it can be more wholesome and cover key points.
Maintain good rapport
Maintaining good relationships and rapport with individuals will not only help you in decisions where votes are required, but it also helps improve trustworthiness, and persons are better able to vouch for you having known your qualities and best interests. Additionally, if a matter arises that needs attention, employees are more likely to converse with an employer who they feel comfortable with and have a good rapport with than one who does not.
Avoid Making Enemies
The saying that “you don’t know who knows who so do not make enemies” is so true. At the same time, making enemies is a waste of energy and a mood killer, so being in a good mood throughout the day is more productive than taking time to foster ill feelings towards someone (especially if you have to see them every day at work).
By Alexandra Daley