Leadership Tip

How to start your team on the right path

Any leader who has put together a team - be it large or small, in-person or virtual - knows how difficult it is to get a group started off right. Next time you have to launch a team, try these three things to improve your chances of success:

  1. Foster Trust. People who trust one another tend to get work done quickly. Encourage an environment where people feel free to speak their minds.
     
  2. Quickly acknowledge mistakes. No group can succeed without correcting itself along the way. Candid and timely conversations are essential.
     
  3. Be clear about expectations. The clearer the mission, the better the team performance. Everyone must know what is expected of them, in as granular a way as is practical.

The above leadership tip...
was sent in response to a question from a participant on our 10/10 leadership development and mentoring programme. Whether you're a first time manager or an experienced leader, straightforward, practical advice on best practice is hard to find. Until now. To find out how you, your team or your organisation can benefit, please join us on our next complimentary webinar or contact us.

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