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In this task I am going to explain the attributes that are needed in a team leader.

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´╗┐Introduction: In this task I am going to explain the attributes that are needed in a team leader. INTEGRITY: Integrity is the honesty in a person. The glue that holds all relationships together ? including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity How much honest he is with himself and with others. And this integrity will be seen in his actions not just words. He should treat person like he wanted to be treated and lead the people with giving them lesson to be honest. A person without personal integrity will not be able to predict his own reactions to various situations. Honest dealings, predictable reactions, well controlled emotions, absence of emotional blackmails, respect for others ? all these characteristics help a leader gain the trust of his people. VISION/STRATEGY: Vision is the key to success and the strategy to achieve that vision, which is how you are going to achieve the goals you have set for yourself and your people. ...read more.

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This helps them achieving there goals. Networking skills are important these days in both business and leadership. A leader must have strong networking and should know how and when to use his relations for his people and work. This helps a leader build an effective team and get the best people. It gives a power not like a dictator but a power with the respect in the eyes of his people. PERSUASION: A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don?t necessarily want to go but ought to be. This is the leader ability to influence others and make them move in the right direction. Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. People respect him and trust him; this is the best influence option leaders have. He makes them do what they don t wanted but needed to do. ADABTABILITY: A good leader is adaptable. ...read more.

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A good leader develops his team. He will create the environment where lack of knowledge is bridged through training, developing and mentoring. They motivate and encourage others to learn. DECISION MAKING: A great leader can balance confidence in his abilities & that of his team with the fuzzy information available to him. He can take good decisions in a timely manner, adapting his decisions according to the level of information (High/Low) available and the confidence level. A leader goes through al the information they have before making a decision and see pros and cons of a decision. In a situation where fast decision is needed they use there experience and six sense. A timely decision is more effective then a quick or slow decision and leaders should be known when it is the right time to make decision. PLANING: Planning is the road map to success. There is more chance to be successful by making a plan rather than going blindly. Leaders are good planner and executors. Plans without execution are just wastage of time. A leader should know when to act on his plan. A plan is a future assumption and strategically achieving your goals. ...read more.

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