In today's digital age, technology continues to advance, and our smartphones have become indispensable. In fact, the average Australian has over 100 different apps on their smartphones? If you’re looking to level up your leadership game (Candy Crush won’t help you there!), here are the 5 best apps to help.
5 Essential Apps for Business Leaders
Leadership skills can be honed not just through online leadership courses but also with the help of some handy apps. Here's a quick look at some great apps for both Android and iOS that can boost your leadership abilities:
#1 – LinkedIn
Essential for any leader, LinkedIn is more than just a professional network. It's a platform where you can share insights, keep up with industry trends, and connect with peers. It's invaluable for building your professional network and staying in the loop.
#2 – Monday.com
Good leaders need to be ace project managers. Monday.com makes project management simpler and more collaborative. It offers a clear view of project statuses and allows easy team collaboration. It's a tool that can become part of your daily routine.
#3 – Bill.com
Ditch the paper and streamline your billing process with Bill.com. This app moves all your invoicing and billing to the cloud, keeping everything organised in one place. It's a big time-saver and helps in reducing the clutter of paperwork.
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#4 – MapMyFitness
Physical fitness can positively impact your leadership effectiveness. MapMyFitness is like a fitness coach in your pocket. It helps with workout routines and tracks your fitness journey, even offering nutrition tips.
#5 –Spark (Email Manager)
As a leader, managing a flooded inbox can be overwhelming. Spark helps by sorting and prioritising your emails. It ensures you focus on the most important messages and don’t miss out on critical deadlines.
These apps are just a sample of what's available to help in your professional development. Most are free to start with, and they can significantly enhance various aspects of your leadership role.
They're worth considering as part of your ongoing personal development, no matter where you are in your career. They can help streamline your tasks, keep you informed and connected, and even take care of your physical well-being – all crucial aspects of effective leadership
Enhance Your Leadership Skills with OCA’s Short Courses
Staying sharp and up-to-date is key for any leader, and OCA's CPD-endorsed, video-based online courses make it easy and convenient. Our courses, like our Leadership Skills Bundle, are designed to fit into your schedule, letting you learn and grow at your own pace.
As an OCA student, you're in for a unique learning experience. Our courses are engaging and interactive, a far cry from the traditional, text-heavy courses you might be used to.
We're proud to say that we offer some of the best online courses in Australia – and our students agree. Watch our Student Study Demo to get a taste of the OCA difference.
If you’re ready to enrol or have additional questions, reach out to us at 1300 611 404 or [email protected]. We’re here to help you take your career to the next level!