Many people said that we must do everything by our selves to make sure if the job will be done properly. This kind of statement makes a lot of good leaders are just taking care of their teams and fall to do the job by themselves in order to get good results. The indication of a good leader is the best performance of the team regardless of the leader presence. If the team only performs strongly during the presence of the leader, he/she is only managing instead of leading.
There are three steps provided below for a leader to build a strong and self-sufficient team:
First of all, communicate your Vision: As the foundation, your vision will set the direction and tone for the organization to achieve the goal. The vision can also be the best recruiting tools.
The next thing is to invest Time in the people with training, mentoring and relating to the team. This method is not like to throw your team to learn swimming into the deep end of the pool. This is not the best way to invest time to the team and it will not make you a good leader.
The key factor of being successful is the Training. The team will loose more time, when a leader do not train and help the members of the team properly. Beside the essential training, a good leader should invest his or her time in building a relationships and mentoring.
The last but not least, Allow for creativity within the vision: Once you have built a team, the leader must keep in on tact. There are some ways of a leader to keep the team together, such as increasing the salary or giving incentives; or we can offer more interesting things.
The best way to keep the team together and solid is to build a culture of ownership. This means that while setting the vision, the leader allow for creativity for accomplishing the vision.