May 05, 2010

May 04 2010 First day in Leadership & Excellence module

Today is the first day in Leadership & Excellence module, and  there is no lecture and notes in the clasee. But during the module introduction, I pick up 2 views which is interesting:

1.There is no leader better than all team members. Therefore , it is no need for a leader to know everything his staff knows.

2.There is no poor workforce, only poor management.

In addition, I became the leader in team 3. This is my first time to lead a team out of china. I think, the first thing for a new small group leader is to know each team member well as quickly as i can. I found , although we 4 have different background , we always have same ideas on the questions.So there is seldom argument in our team. Besides,  my team mates are really nice and easy-going. I like them point out my weakness directly in the Assessment period.

I found I have some questions in leading a team.  I think a leader should influence team member to enthusiastic and efficient to achieve the target. So activities and communication is very important. Obviously, I was not doing well in these two aspect today. And I will do it better tomorrow.

At last, Congrats to all the teams for their excellent work today, but our team is the best ~right?  Thanks Faisal , Thanks Lukasz , Thanks Julia!!!

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    05 May 2010, 07:17

  2. I agree that effective communication is very important when working in teams, and especially if you want to be a good leader. But when you talk about “communication” don’t just think about the language you use, also think about your body language and how that can help you.

    Keep up the good work!

    05 May 2010, 19:20

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