Leadership can sometimes conjure up images of someone sitting on a cloud, whilst their team is below them sweating away, but a true leader will be with their team. They will not be distant. They will not be barking out orders from an office. They will not be micro-managing them. They will be coaching them to the best of their ability in order to bring out their strengths.
It can be easy to fall into negative patterns, and isolate your team through ill-thought practices, but here are 5 tips to keep your team on your side.
- Praise publically
- Correct in private
- Speak their language
- Have a solid vision
- Have away days
If you feel that your team are not performing as well as they could be, your leadership style might be scaring them. The tips above should help you to coach them to success.