No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
It takes great leadership style to build great teams. The best leaders have distinctive leadership styles and are not afraid to make the difficult decisions. They course-correct when mistakes happen, manage the egos of team members and set performance standards that are constantly being met and improved upon. Whether you want to build a high performance team in the workplace, local community or competitive sports, you need to understand the strengths and weaknesses of the people in your team and what gets them going. Beyond that, you need to understand the different styles of leadership that there is to build effective teams.
Leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Steve Jobs, Martin Luther King and Winston Churchill represent some of the different leadership styles that are worth their weight in gold. While it may seem like there are as many leadership styles as there are leaders, psychologists and business experts have identified the main types of leadership styles that are most effective. Here are five of the top leadership styles you can use to build an awesome team, depending on the situation that you’re in.