High-performance team leaders must be experts in the unit’s activity and prepared to function as pacesetters and mentors.
The leadership of a high-performance unit presents a unique challenge. Members of such a unit generally function best under leadership which supports risk-taking, provides feedback, honors goal clarity, rewards initiative, encourages growth and demands excellence. Leaders of high-performance units sometimes become quasi-mythical figures. Vince Lombardi is an example. Continue reading