Whether you're a new manager or a veteran trying to develop your own team members, it's important to remember: Before you can act like a leader, you need to think like a leader. Here's some advice you can take to heart and impart to your team:
- Being part of. In your enterprise, management may be hierarchical or not, formal or not, and being a leader means you should take your cues from the prevailing management style. But there are a few things you can do in any situation to develop a mind-set.
One is to be an example in terms of work habits and morale; model what you want to see in others. Another is to make decisions based not just on what's best for you and your team, but for the whole enterprise, and make an effort to develop a larger perspective.
- Being accountable. As a leader and manager, you're not responsible for doing everyone's work, but you are in charge of making sure it does get done. Th...(register to read more)