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    How To Be An Effective Team Leader

    Ally Cole

    Ally Cole

    Updated: Jan 17, 2022

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    Leading a team is not always easy, but here are a few tips to make it a little

    Make Time For The Team

    Make time to be there for your team, to lead them properly, not from afar.
    Also, get to know your team, getting to know each member on a more
    personal level will help you lead them better as a whole.


    You can’t lead if you aren’t willing to communicate. If you don’t communicate, employees won’t know what you need them to do and they will have to lead themselves. Communicating with your team and allowing them to openly communicate with you is crucial to leading an effective, productive team.

    Lead By Example

    If employees see you sitting around on your phone not doing anything, then they won’t want to do anything either. Taking an active role will encourage employees to do the same.

    Be Willing To Learn

    Rewarding employees for doing well is great, but encouraging employees to learn from failures is even better. You need to be willing to learn from missteps so that you and your employees can grow and improve.

    Be Decisive

    Knowing how to make a decision is one of the hardest, most important things you can do as a leader. Making decisions and following through with them is crucial to the team running smoothly. It is also incredibly important to delegate tasks, so that you have more time to focus on other tasks and all employees get the opportunity to help.