Brian Smith writes about the key items that leaders lack in order to ensure their team is performing at peak performance. Developing your team performance is the best way to work on your own performance. Once you have advanced in your career to the management role, you must change your mind set to be less focused on what you can deliver yourself and more on what your team can deliver. It’s a hard adjustment to make, especially as what got you promoted to management level were your individual contributions.
“It is not the individual but the team that is the instrument of sustained and enduring success in management.” – Anthony Jay
If you are working in a management role, it’s not likely you’re guilty of any of the items in the extreme, but rather an opportunity to identify the ones that you could improvement to be the best leader for your team.
Here is the article: What’s Getting in the Way of you Leading.