A “team” is not just people who work at the same time in the same place. A real team is a group of very different individuals who enjoy working together and are committed to working cohesively to help the organization achieve its common goals and fulfill its purpose.
Being a part of a team and feeling support from your teammates is one of the best feelings one can have at work. It’s so important to inspire, motivate and empower your team to become the very best version of themselves. Bring out that greatness in your team by challenging their assumptions of what they can accomplish. Everyone has a gift trapped inside them. Everyone has something special in them; all it requires is someone to help them believe that anything is possible when they believe in themselves.
That’s leadership; that’s what leaders do. You are privileged to be in a position where you can direct, shape, and focus someone’s potential on a specific result. When you are given the responsibility to lead, you are given a fantastic opportunity to influence many people’s lives positively, a responsibility you should never take for granted. There’s power in a group of people who work together toward a shared goal. This is what true support is all about.
Supported teams are successful teams. Leaders are only as successful as their teams, and the great ones know that everyone wins with the right team dynamics, decisions, and diverse personalities in place.