10 Keys To Successful Team Leadership

Leading a team brings both challenges and rewards, so what are 10 key things that you need to be doing to successfully lead a team?

  1. Be a great listener. Use your ears and mouth in the correct proportion.
  2. Take decisions and don’t procrastinate. Remember, decisions lead to action and action leads to results.
  3. Be clear about what you are trying to achieve.
  4. Delegate as much as you can.
  5. Be a role model for great team behaviour.
  6. Be authentic and don’t put on an act.
  7. Step into others’ shoes and look at things from their perspective.
  8. Take responsibility when things don’t go to plan.
  9. Encourage everyone to air their views and make their contribution.
  10. Facilitate overcoming the obstacles that get in the way of team success.

The Bottom Line

Team leadership can make a huge difference to the results delivered. What do you need to do more of to get better results?

Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps accountants and health professionals to achieve success and realize their professional potential through being highly effective leaders and managers. For more information and to sign up for his free audio e-course click here

About the Author Duncan Brodie

Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 8,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.

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