Team Building: Skills for Leaders
Team Building: Skills for
teams leadership skills is a great challenge today. The art of building a team
is similar to bringing a number of wild horses together and getting them to
work together to pull a tremendous load all in the same direction. The key is that they are all pulling together
in the same direction.
Leadership Skill#1: Everyone should work in the same
direction: Certainly it would do no good if they were working hard but
pulling in different directions. So you must first truly understand what your goal is. It
could be as simple in that you have a number of tasks to perform, and each member gets along with the other members and appreciates each team member for
what they are doing for the team. In a perfect world they come to the aid of
any team member that is experiencing a hardship on any particular day or time.
Leadership Skill#2: The common goal: The common goal,
or the reason you create must be bigger than any one individual. If they don't
understand it, or it does not seem important to them, you are wasting your
time. With the
right motivation, they will perform with or without you present.
Leadership Skill#3: Never
tell a lie: Never ever say something that is not true. Maintain your trust.
Leadership Skill#4: Get to know your staff: Do things
together. Celebrate birthdays or special occasions in the work environment
together. Take time to celebrate the victories of success.
Leadership Skill#5: Be fair and consistent: They will see right through you if you
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