“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” —Lao Tzu
Lao Tzu was “sort of” right. A leader is best when people end up feeling that they are instrumental in the success of the team. But I also believe that the best team leaders do stand out. The people on their team adore them and recognize their talent and skill in managing their team. They feel lucky to be learning from a master.
However, as many of you will attest, being a leader is not easy and sometimes the road to effective leadership can be tricky.
How to Keep Your Focus on Constantly Improving Your Leadership Skills
The good news is that leadership skills can be improved! The not-so-good news (for the quick-fix lovers among you – you know who you are!) is that