Master The Challenges Of A Leader
In a leadership role, no matter if you are a team leader, a business segment leader, or a top-level executive, the challenges are all the same.
You want other people to follow you on the path to success and build a great team.
The problem is, that your team members or some of them, may not be willing to follow you, just because you are on the higher corporate position.
On top of needing to find a solution to the aforesaid, you may also recognize inner conflicts, like not feeling good enough at motivating all team members to work on accomplishing the set goals. Furthermore, you might feel you don't know how to handle emotionally loaded situations. At least this was how I felt sometimes, when I had been a team leader in the past.
As a former Interim-Manager I had no choice but to find a way to become the best leader I could be. Though I read a lot of books, observed how others had been leading their teams and assembled my own way of how to get my team members to follow me. All this needed to work out quickly as assignments may only allowed me to stay with a business from 3 month to 3 years at maximum.
With the time I felt much more able to manage my teams as I never expected to become a leader. I was shy as a child. I felt more confident about my ability to lead. Still, I kept observing and talking with other leaders about their experiences as well, knowing that I could only get even better.
Because of the short assignments I had as an Interim-Manager, I needed to be a good leader in all kind of situations and different businesses. If I wouldn't had been able to do just that, my whole professional career had been at risk.
Fortunately, it worked out all the time. At every business where I had been in a leadership role, I could say that the leadership style I used has worked. Not only for me, but also for my team members. As a team leader you are only as good as your team. There is no reason for you to take years to learn the things I learned. The course described below gets you on the right track in just a couple of hours. Continue reading...