Leading a High Performing Team
Part of the Leadership For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)
Take the lead in building your colleagues into a high performing team that continually achieves its objectives. Become a great leader of a great team by doing the following:
Clarify and convey your team’s purpose, and how the whole team and individual team members add value to your company or organisation.
Create and share your vision of how you see your team working in the future.
Set high standards, and encourage everyone in your team to achieve them.
Build people up by catching them doing things right and praising them for their contribution.
Promptly challenge anyone whose performance or behaviour is unacceptable, and support them to bridge the performance gap.
Focus team members on improving the team’s processes as well as on achieving objectives.
Hold regular individual and team reviews to identify good practices and continually enhance the capabilities and performance of each person and your whole team.
Celebrate achievements and success.