THE TOP 4 EXPECTATIONS OF A TEAM LEADER
HOW TO BE AN EFFECTIVE
Main topics of
Writing Things Down
Building on Your Strengths3
Making Effective Decisions4
To develop the skills to help you manage your
daily life as a family member, friend, student,
coach, player, teacher and teammate.
Learning the importance of managing yourself will
eventually lead to your ability to manage and lead others.
Review the follow curriculum with a group or by yourself.
On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest) rate yourself on
how well you manage yourself in the following categories
of effective leadership.
Know where your time goes.1
A leader's’ time is pulled in many directions. Have a purpose for every
time segment in your day, one can tell a lot about a person from
where he spends his time, spend it wisely.
Focus on how to contribute.2
Evaluate what you are good at and what you “bring to the table”.
Make sure focus remains on providing consistent contributions to
Build on your strengths.3
Celebrate the differences that each member (including ourselves)
adds to the organization. Pick something that you are good at and be
better at it than anyone else, to create value for yourself and others.
Focus on areas that will give results.4
What is your most important job? What are the few very important
factors (drivers) that most affect the team. Once identified, give them
Make effective decisions.5
Leaders make decisions every day, and each one impacts your ability
as a leader. You may make a mistake, but making decisions is what
Write things down.6
If you don’t have a system of keeping data, get one…your brain can
only hold so much information. Leaders who write things down and
know what their “to do” list looks like every day are most effective in
getting things done and prioritizing work.