Can a woman team leader repair sagging team morale and broken communication lines when a deadline creates chaos that threatens team spirit and productivity? This article reveals a hidden cause of team dysfunction. You’ll explore proven ways women leaders can turn team disagreements into productive teamwork and communication. You’ll learn how employee brains respond to stress. Discover how successful women leaders train team members to use mindfulness to prevent an unhealthy fight-or-flight response. Enjoy reading specific ways to prevent future teamwork problems.
A guaranteed recipe for leadership failure is to think your team’s success is about you. Your leadership success depends on how well you empower your direct reports and team members to meet goals they enthusiastically co-design because they are convinced those goals will ensure their long-term career success. Another ingredient to brew a leadership failure stew is to sidestep your duty to consistently monitor your own strengths and weaknesses. This article will help you identify some of your hidden assets and liabilities so you can enjoy the rich rewards that eventually flow to exemplary leaders, including the sheer joy of observing winning teams be ecstatic about their success.
Leaders and emerging leaders often worry about gaining the trust of direct reports, team members and upper management because it can determine leadership success or failure. Trust of your leadership is often difficult to develop or maintain because of human hardwiring, diverse personalities, continuously changing personal needs, communication styles that create difficult people issues, work […]