Recent studies show that the business men and women of today, need to be bold. No not shave off your hair bald. Bold. It has become apparent, that to be a strong leader, you must lead boldly, as this kind of leadership requires smart risk taking and making brave business decisions which could achieve your business’s goals.
Managing director Obi Shorinwa of Ora Group is himself, a bold business leader in his fast-paced and competitive field. Obi Shorinwa recognizes the demand for bold leadership in today’s business world, he practices this method on a daily basis setting the example for his team of budding entrepreneurs, who drive the success of Ora Group marketing firm. Bold leaders are comfortable with thinking big, setting extremely high goals, or tackling a large project. They are not afraid to pick a fight with a powerful competitor. Instead of avoiding feedback from others they seek it. Obi understands that if he is to attract the kind of talent who can develop bold leadership and will be willing to take personal responsibility for an unpopular or tough decision, he himself has to portray these characteristics and encourage his team to adopt a similar courageous and brave mindset, who aren’t afraid to take risks.
Creating a culture of courage amongst your team is fundamental to produce a strong team who will push your organization further than even you, the CEO, thought was possible. Obi Shorinwa of Ora Group says “I make sure that every day I am on top of my game and being an example of a bold leader to my guys. I must consistently demonstrate the characteristics of a risk taker and courageous leader, as this creates a competitive and results-focused culture within the team”. He says “This then drives them to make tough decisions with enthusiasm and they will begin to feel excited when challenges arise and taking them on as bold, and courageous leaders” Obi Shorinwa of Ora Group explains.