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4 Developing your leadership skills

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As we have seen, it can be tough getting to grips with the fact that you’re now running a team, rather than just being part of one. Having built your team and clarified the roles within it, you need to start leading. This chapter will help you to build on the basics you learnt in chapter 1.

A good team leader manages to possess authority along with strong communication skills and a lightness of touch that draws the various personalities together so that they work well towards achieving their shared goals. This may initially seem a tall order, but it is something that can be developed through experience.

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