01. Communicate your strategy.
As the team leader, you will have to communicate your strategy to your team members effectively. Do not sound like a dictator. Once you do that, it will create a negative feeling around your working environment and lead to a reduced productivity. Listen to the suggestion and complain of your team members. Your listening ear is sometimes what they need to put in extra effort in their duties.
You will have to know how best your employees work and ensure that the strategy is tailored to bring out the best in them. Always create time to know more about your team members, listen to their concerns, their success methods and offer solutions to issues that are of concern. This will make you a very good team leader. As a team leader, you should be easily approachable and active at all times.
02. Find what makes your team motivated.
What exactly is the motivating factor for your team members? You will have to know that so that you can use it to keep them motivated and active always. Always remind them of the benefits, both for the individuals and for the team as a whole, and how it will affect you all. A good team manager will always associate with his team members to ensure that they are motivated and working at their best capacity always.
Ensure that your goals are accessible, offer your team members the opportunity to grow and hand them incentives. This makes them feel valuable to the company and will put in more effort in their duties.
03. Team and personal development.
A team cannot be effective if the workers and the team as a whole are stuck with one set of ideology. Constant improvement is required so that they can deliver more to their customers.
You should always pursue personal and team development at all times. Read, attend training and programs that are aimed at making you better at what you do. Knowledge is vast and improvement is something that never ends.
As the team manager, your personal growth and development are paramount as you will be in charge of rolling out new ways to improve and push the company ahead. If you have an excellent team working with you, then what you can achieve as a team will be great and your achievement will be positive for everyone involved.