As the founder or owner of your business, you may be the one leading your business. You’re the captain of the ship, the one making sure the ship is steered in the right direction. As captain, you’d be the one behind the wheel. Great captains have a strong crew; just like the captain, great leaders build great businesses. They are passionate and committed to their business and are willing to go down with the ship if things go wrong. The captain needs to be the one that creates a place that buzzes with creativity and productivity. If the captains locked in his office busy counting his gold and not keeping track of what the crew is up to, there’s going to be issues.
As the captain, you need to realize your own limitations and know when it’s time to recruit new crew members to help keep track of places where you’re falling short. Learn to deal effectively with change and transform your vision into reality if you want to become a captain that your team will respect and trust.