In our experience with thousands of great companies, that we’ve met thanks to Twproject, we have analyzed so many teams at work, encountering always the same characteristics defining great leaders with successful and happy collaborators. Being a leader is not an easy job, you have to carefully balance humility, strength and integrity, being always steps ahead and empathetic with your team. This interesting infographic show 6 characteristics on how to be a great leader.
Have a Vision – Communication is a key point being a leader, a vision is not enough, you have to be able to describe it to your team in order to transform it into an executable plan. You need to anticipate problems embracing change. Read the following post if you want to know more about more about improving communication within teams.
Be Modest– being a great leader requires humility, you need to admit mistakes being open to criticism and ready for improvement.
Manage Emotions – Emotions lead a team like a leader, and for this reason you have to be able to manage them, in particularly yours, in order to always positively effect others.
Be Honest – Be always sincere to build lasting trust in your team.
Appreciate the journey – Show commitment to your team and stand by your ideas.The key to making things work, is hard work
Help Others – Helping your team growing will help your projects too, acting with generosity always affect positively your people.
We found this infographic really helpful, summarizing all main qualities you need to attain for being a great leader, read below for the full list of tips.
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Infographic courtesy of: Eliv8group