The Makings of a Great Leader

Good leaders know the benefits of setting a S.M.A.R.T. set of project goals. S.M.A.R.T. goals are those that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely. However, the greatest leaders realize that setting these goals is only the beginning. To ensure that the team continues to move toward and doesn’t drift off course, great leaders review the progress of the team on a regular basis.

Team Work – bringing in a new team leader.

You have to bring in someone new to lead the project team.Now, you need to explain what is happening to the team. You don’t want to paint the old leader in a negative light – you know there are loyalties. But you do want them to accept the change and the new leader. What can you do?Here are some tips.

Team Work; Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing and Adjourning. Part 5 – Managing the Adjourning Stage

The group will now have delivered the task. The members can move on to new things carrying forward learning from this experience into their new work. But for that to be done successfully there is a change to be managed.

Leading the Confident Team

If you are not confident in yourself , as leader, then the team is likely to sense your doubts and their confidence in their own roles within the team will be eroded. Each team member needs to believe in themselves and in their abilities so that all can contribute fully. Self-confidence can be described as a positive mix of self-efficacy (respect for your own competence) and self-esteem (valuing yourself). The good news is that confidence is largely learned and with support it can be acquired by anyone.