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Leadership is maybe the most important thing when managing a team. There are many different types of leaders, and you might not be a natural when leading a group of people. But there are always things you can do to improve your manangement style.
Unfortunately it is hard to learn it without seing it in someone else. If you believe that you need to improve your leadership skills, there are many options to start learning.
Reading books is always good, specially when it comes to managing conflicts. However, we strongly recommend that you spend some time watching these 5 videos to start with.
They will give you some fantastic clues on how to do it and some good examples of what leadership is about. A total of 1 hour of different master classes that will help you in your way of being a better leader.
Sit and relax!
Why good leaders make you feel safe. Simon Sinek at TED in 2014
Simon Sinek is one of the most popular motivational speaker, and you might have read some of his books like Leaders it Last orr the Infinite Game who arereally popular. The books on leadership are incredible, so if you want to read about leadership have a look to them. However, this video will give you some amazing insights on what leadership means.
How to turn a group of strangers into a team. Amy Edmonson at TED in 2017
It is not another team building example. It is a real life example about how a good leader converts people into a team who achieve the needed objectives.
Some times you can not practice situations, so it is about you to make them work together.
How to speak so that people want to listen. Julian Treasure at TED 2013
Have you ever felt that your team, or people in general, don’t listen to you? It is not about your verbal communication skills, it is about the things you say or how you say it. Julian Treasure summarise those things we all know and don’t act on.
The difference between winning and succeeding. John Wooden at TED 2001
Simply worthwile expending this 17 minutes watching him. If you are in an open mind mood, this can really change your way of leading 🙂
The way we think about work is broken. Barry Schwarts at TED 2014
To finalise, this video will help you to understand better why your team do what they do and how they do it. And by understanding them, it will help you leading and influencing them.
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