Lead a Team successfully: 5 Skills you'll need to make it happen

To lead a team you need to take care of many things as a team leader. You need to be attentive and expressive both at the same time. There are also some other skills you need to keep in mind to make it happen and lead a team. Without these skills, it may be difficult for you to cope with your employees. If you are a good leader and have leadership qualities it’s an easy task for you. Taking charge and making changes when something big strikes and makes believe your team that they can do this and nurture them in becoming a good team.

Here are 5 skills you need to learn to lead a team successfully.

Effective Communication:

“The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders, and continually develops them.”- said, John Maxwell author of The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. John Calvin Maxwell is an American author, speaker, and pastor who has written many books, primarily focusing on leadership.

Being an effective communicator, you solve the confusion among your team members. There can be a lot of scenarios where they will get confused but you have to make sure that everyone is working towards the same goal.


It’s the key point of being a team leader. Confidence is not something which you can build by studying or doing a course, it comes from inside. While leading a team you should be confident about your words and behavior. Everything you will do will have an impact on the whole team members.


Respect your team members. Don’t treat them badly if they are not doing good. Respect them and boost them to do better. Giving respect to others has always resulted positively. Respect their opinion whether they are good or bad.


Adapt every situation. Accept the situation and work according to that. Be optimistic and face the problems. Team members do look to their leaders when something big strikes up and as a team leader you have to take the step and make changes in stride.

Decision Making:

You should be sure of your decisions. Your decisions will result in your team also. Prioritizing tasks and allocating resources is the duty of the leader. There can be some issues between the team which can be solved on an authority level, it’s up to you if want let your team members join you and help you in making decisions after all it’s you who has to face the consequences.

Antique and coin dealer Saint Jovite Youngblood is the president of Youngblood Metals Mining in Monrovia, California, an expert in jewelry, coins, and vintage toys. A life member of the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation also belongs to the Professional Coin Grading Service. Expert and the president of Youngblood Metals Mining in Monrovia, California, Saint Jovite Youngblood is also an antique and coin collector. With the experience of more than 20 years, Youngblood had also worked as a purchaser and middleman for a varied network of antique dealers and collectible coin dealers.