They are in constant search for better paths and personal improvement. Managers are more in the development of skill already acquired or adopt behaviors that are proven to be successful. Therefore, leaders build relationships to improve themselves, and others, Leaders focus on people and what they can bring to the group to reach the goal. Leaders build trust on the team. Managers, focus on the analysis of proved methods to achieve the goal, forgetting the importance of the role of the other.
As such delegation of authority will have an effective result (Management Study Guide, 2013). Showing your commitment, sets the example for others to follow, leading to greater loyalty and respect. The approval and respect of a leader highly depends on the commitment he has on work-plans and time schedules. Employees generally follow a committed
Showing exemplary behaviors is also one way I intend to develop my servant leadership skill. As a team lead I intend to mentor young and upcoming subordinate to achieve their career goals and also by showing good example in my day to day interaction.
Your loyalty to them will make them trust you. Try by all means not to disappoint your dreams. Those people will always find something to learn from you. When they see your loyalty to them, they will see the importance of being loyal. Teach yourself not to lie to yourself and to others.
Good relationships can be the difference between outstanding success and dismal failure because it's all about getting people to like and trust you so that they will deliver what you need them to deliver at the right time in the right way”. (Young, 2009) The relationship between a Project Manager and Team Members is based on communication and accountability and establishing a culture that favours relationship. It is often said that the project managers which are most likely to succeed are usually those who tend to develop a common culture within the project team. Creating this type of a so called ‘healthy culture’ will help establish rapport with fellow team members. Culture is all about one’s values and tends to emulate a culture whereby people care about each other, in this case we refer to the Project Manager and Team Members.
Joan’s main focus is to produce movement and constructive change through processes such as establishing direction through visioning, aligning people, motivating and inspiring. Leaders are born, not made. A leader is someone who values the goal over any unpleasantness the work it takes to get there may bring. A leader has strong communication skills and the ability to amass a team of people toward a common goal in a way that the entire team is motivated and works effectively to get there as a team. A leader earns the trust and respect of his team by demonstrating positive work qualities and confidence, then fostering an environment that proliferates these values through the team.
Being able to speak effectively and ensuring that all of the information is provided to whoever is being spoken to is an important detail. When employees are given thorough directions, it helps build confidence in his or her leader. Another characteristic a charismatic leader should have is confidence, not only in time, but also in his or her employees. Employees gain confidence in themselves when their leader provides effective criticism along with praise for jobs that have been completed well. Martin Luther King Jr. would be an example of a charismatic leader.
However, the leader is still the one that make the final decisions. Using this style does not prove that you are a poor leader,instead,it shows that you are holding a strength that makes your employees respect. It is normally used widespreadly when you have part of the information, and your employees have the other parts. Of course,a leader is not expected to know everything—this is why you employ knowledgeable and high-skilled people. Using this style is beneficial to both the leaders and the employees as it allows all employees to become part of the team and allows leaders to make better decisions.
At the same time, I don't repress when I need help from others. Transparency is one thing that I consider to be one of my main innate quality. I ensure that I have a clear vision of my company's long-term goals and try to communicate them well within my team members too, and try to inspire them to support that vision, so that, they are motivated to have a sense of direction and purpose. I have realized
As a leader and being positioned between the demands of management, team and the workers; leadership skills must include the ability to juggle the various priorities while keeping performance high and cost under control. 9.0 Conclusion In conclusion, there are several leadership styles that I can relate to. However I feel that my constant pursuit of self improvement of my skills and recognizing my strengths-taking opportunities to improve them. As for my challenges, seek coaching and mentoring assistance, attend workshops, seminars and conferences that are conducive to my leadership skills and maintain