Successful leaders are focused and determined to achieve high goals in their careers. Nowadays, we notice amazing women who are doing wonders in their careers. They are usually resilient, hardworking, passionate, and perseverant toward their professions. One charismatic lady worth mentioning is Sara Yahia. She has proven her abilities in different industries over the past 10 years.
Sara’s passion and focus at work have been ingrained in her lifestyle. She has opted for a very healthy routine that keeps her on track. She starts her day at 4:00 am every morning which gives her an edge over those who are still sleeping. Successful leaders usually start their mornings early like Tim Cook (Apple’s CEO) and Anna Wintour (Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief) by giving them time to reflect on necessary tasks with a fresh mind and plan their day ahead.
Sara believes in maintaining a healthy balance between work and personal life. Indeed, she insists on the fact that boundaries need to be established to allow a high productivity at work and an undisturbed time-off. Sara considers a set of clear boundaries essential to prevent burnouts while promoting an increase in energy, creativity, and efficiency at work. Sara is obviously passionate, and served her previous employers by giving her 100% output. Meanwhile, outside of work, she is living her life to the fullest by doing the things that keep her happy and energetic such as horse riding and learning how to fly a plane. Indeed, she is currently working on getting her Private Pilot License as a hobby.
CONFIDENCE & SELF-COMPETITION
Sara continuously works on acquiring new skillset, and developing her knowledge to enhance her confidence on herself. She exercises daily to stay in shape as she is convinced that the combination of a healthy lifestyle and exceptional abilities are required to improve her confidence level.
Sara doesn’t believe in making excuses or covering for failure. As a very responsible and trustworthy individual, Sara owns her mistakes and learned from them. She always strives to become a better version of herself. To do so, she relies on her strengths while identifying and working on her weaknesses. Her passion and enthusiasm to achieve her goals motivate her to polish her skills and turn her weaknesses into her strengths.
SUCH A STRONG WORK ETHIC!
Sara is an active advocate of justice and equality. She never indulges in unfair behavior, nor does she allow anyone else to treat her unethically. She took an assertive stance when she had to face a toxic work culture. Following a strong work ethic, she stood against harassment and discriminations. She dealt with such destructive work culture by acting as a true champion by remaining calm, well-mannered, confident and ethically professional.
SHE TAKES PROACTIVE & TIMELY DECISIONS
Sara is truly passionate about Human Resources and Business Development. She doesn’t compromise on the quality of her decisions and owns every single one of them. She makes sure to gather all factual data and information before proceeding on her decision-making. As she mentioned, she checks on facts and figures to know where the business stands before making a decision. But, she keeps in mind that time is at the essence of efficient decision-making process to avoid loosing business opportunities. Therefore, she is also quick in her efforts by making timely decisions.
Sara takes preventive actions to mitigate business risks. Unfortunately, the business world is quite complex and not everything can be foreseen. For such unforeseen incidents, Sara always remains prepared by sharply analyzing the situations, and reacting brilliantly to resolve the issues as efficiently as possible.
Sara doesn’t shy away from taking risks. She moved abroad for work where she had no one to rely on. But she didn’t decline the whispering opportunity that presented itself. Instead, she took a leap at it and flew abroad to learn and grow. She welcomes such risks in life in order to grasp new experiences and passionately serve her fulfilling career.