In today's world, organizations presume that managers will also be team leaders. Strong teams are essential in an era when both for-profit companies and non-profits operate in highly complex contexts.
Countless studies have examined the personal traits of effective team leaders. On the internet you can find lists with as many as 30 attributes which characterize great team leadership. Some are obviously more vital than others.
After decades of leading teams, building teams, and coaching others to do the same, I've identified the ten hallmarks which I personally believe are the most essential traits of superb team leadership. I share these ten in this episode. And I also identify the one leadership characteristic which I consider most critical of all.