5 Things You Should Remember About the People You Lead

  1. People want to see results.
  2. People want to be effective and want to do well.
  3. People want to be kept in the picture about what is happening and what is on the horizon.
  4. People want to be appreciated for what they are doing and are trying to achieve.
  5. People want feedback on how they are doing.

So what other top tips would you add to those in team leadership roles?

Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps accountants and health professionals to become highly effective leaders and managers. For more information click here

About the Author Duncan Brodie

Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 7,000 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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LouiseBJ says 25 February 2010

People want to be given the opportunity to contribute.

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Deanne Earle says 25 February 2010

Duncan, the one I want to add is People want to be heard.
This leads to a feeling of being valued. Great for uncovering the source of a problem or ensuring everything and everyone has the same understanding.

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