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Leading teams

‘Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organisational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.’

Andrew Carnegie, Scottish-American industrialist

This chapter covers:

  • what a ‘team’ looks like and how the types of teams you lead impact your leadership style
  • how to balance one-on-one relationships with your team members with your relationship with the team as a whole
  • tools and techniques to build rapport, enhance motivation and drive results
  • trust, respect and inclusiveness – and why they matter.

The 2004 European Cup

The 2004 European Cup started with a burning question: would France retain the title? ...

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