How Leaders Build Winning Teams

In his book Winning, Jack Welch says he found that some ways of leading always seem to work in creating a winning team. Her they are:

  1. Leaders relentlessly upgrade their team, using every encounter as an opportunity to evaluate, coach, and build self confidence.
  2. Leaders make sure people not only see the vision, they live it and breathe it.
  3. Leaders get into everyone’s skin, exuding positive energy and optimism.
  4. Leaders establish trust with candor, transparency, and credit.
  5. Leaders have the courage to make unpopular decisions and gut calls.
  6. Leaders probe and push with a curiosity that borders on skepticism, making sure their questions are answered with action.
  7. Leaders inspire risk taking and learning by setting the example.
  8. Leaders celebrate.

How do you build a winning team? What can you do today to build a better team?

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