Becoming a great leader that your team needs and deserves, requires a combination of various skills and characteristics.
Here are 10 key times when a leader can demonstrate their abilities and make a positive impact on their team and organization.
When setting goals: An effective leader is one who can effectively communicate their vision and goals to their team. They know how to inspire and engage their team to achieve a common goal.
When making decisions: A good leader must be able to make difficult decisions quickly and confidently. As a result, they must communicate effectively with their team.
When facing challenges: A great leader is able to remain calm and composed under pressure. Thus, providing guidance and support to their team during challenging times.
When providing feedback: A good leader should be able to provide constructive feedback to their team members. As a result, helping them to improve and grow in their roles.
When delegating tasks: An effective leader is able to identify the strengths of each team member. By delegating tasks accordingly to ensure that they are completed efficiently and effectively.
When leading meetings: A leader should be able to facilitate meetings effectively. Moreover, encouraging participation and collaboration among team members.
When building a team: An effective is able to identify and recruit the right people for their team. As a result, this creates a positive and inclusive work culture.
When managing conflicts: A leader should be able to handle conflicts within the team effectively. Furthermore, they should mediate disagreements to find a solution that is fair and beneficial for all parties involved.
When empowering others: A great leader is able to empower their team members, giving them the autonomy and support they need to take ownership of their work and develop their skills.
When leading by example: A leader should be able to set a positive example for their team, demonstrating the values and behaviors they expect from their team members.
By demonstrating these skills and characteristics at the right times and in the right place, you show your team you are a leader who knows what they need, but you are also a leader who knows what they deserve.
Lead From Within: A leader can become a great leader and inspire their team to achieve great things when they know the needs and wants of their team.
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The Leadership Gap
What Gets Between You and Your Greatness
After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.
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Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.