How to Become a Great Team Leader?


Leader is the key to success in work and development of the institution, and the person who determines failure or success in achieving goals, as he motivates the team to present all their capabilities for success.

Leadership is the art of serving and training others to highlight their full potential, as it is the ability to make a decision or action in order to motivate others in addition to the ability to use the leadership charisma with the powers to achieve the goals of the institution.

Since the leader is the basis of success, he must have many qualities that help him in the development process.

When an organization relies on a leader, it places it, it puts its future in his hand, so he must have the experience and the traits that qualify him to reach success because success does not come by chance, but comes through the influence that the leader has on the group.

Some Traits in a Successful Leader:

Self-skill intended to be that the leader has the mental capabilities and high knowledge that helps him to innovate and assume the responsibility assigned to him by the superiors, the ability to deeply understand events and developments, belief in goals and that each goal can be achieved if sufficient work is done for achieving a goal.

The skill where the leader should have the ability and wisdom in decision-making, taking steps, planning and developing strategies that help the team progress, he must also have the ability to face crises and solve problems that the team faces and determine the time period for each of the above.

Effective communication skills with the group he leads, as it is important for the leader to have the ability to listen to the group and their opinions and to convey his ideas to them.

The leader must have the ability to motivate their team members and link them to the organization's policies, and convince the team of his ideas, in addition to these ideas worth getting their support and encouraging them to start thinking like him. Motivation and persuasion are two important skills.

Defining goals, the leader must indicate where he is leading his team and where this team will reach. Defining a plan of action for the team in order to find ways to reach the goal and focus on it in order to implement the vision on the ground.

A leader should make his team believe in him and his abilities and what he is able to accomplish and that the team can rely on him in directing them. Trust is one of the most important aspects that a good leader should have.

The freedom of thinking, a leader must respect the ideas of his team members. He must also encourage the team for creative thinking that will raise and bring more creativity and development ideas and adopt these ideas in order to be applied in the leader's plans.

Create a good relationship between the team members, the leader should create communication between the members of the team he leads because a good relationship brings back to the team vitality and high performance, and maintaining this good relationship will give the team more effectiveness, ideas and innovations.

Emotional Intelligence Leader should not focus on production only in the tasks of the team, but rather he should sympathize with the team, and gives them the opportunity to get comfort and reassurance and highlight the interest in individuals and not only focus on production and work.

Humans are not born with knowledge of everything. Continuous training, development, and self-education bring success. The leader also acquires the skills and abilities that put him in the place of leadership.


Written by - Abduljalil Haji

Edited by – Adrija Saha

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