Welcome to Team Building Leadership.Com

Are you looking for the how and why of team building methods? Or how to be a more effective and efficient leader?

Regardless of your reason for visiting this website, Team Building Leadership.Com is here to help! On these pages pages you'll find articles and reviews of the most current books on these subjects, as well free tools you can use within your organization, quizzes to help you identify gaps that may need filled, and links to other great websites dedicated to the fields of team building and leadership.

What defines Team Building and Leadership?

"In sport or in business or within the community, a "team" is defined as a group of people who collaborate or work together toward a common goal. A team implies synergy, meaning the whole is greater than the sum of their parts. The essence of a team is a common commitment, because without it, the members are simply a group of individuals."**

Building a Team would simply be the act of improving and maximizing these characteristics.

And what is Leadership? Leadership is an individual's or organization's ability to inspire confidence and influence people to act in a coordinated fashion in a common direction or with a shared focus.

Thus, it is easy to see the obvious link between leaders and teams.

What is one thing that all leaders have in common?



Are they all selfless and striving to improve the common good?

hmmmm, Hitler, Napolean, Stalin...?

But weren't these guys all excellent public and motivational speakers?





So are they all charismatic?

Is Bill Gates charismatic? I wouldn't say so, but would I follow him?...

Wouldn't you????





Well then maybe it's competence that defines a leader?

"The only way we can win is to leave before the job is done." --George W. Bush, Greeley, Colo., Nov. 4, 2006

Okay, maybe that's not it either...




But there is one thing that ABSOLUTELY all leaders have in common...




THEY ALL HAVE FOLLOWERS!




And if these followers are all united together to follow a single purpose, then I would certainly call this group of followers a team.

You have visited this site either because you are looking for information on team building and/or leadership.

I have built this website for that exact purpose, to provide you with all the information you will ever need in regard to team building or improving your leadership skills. By reading through the pages of this site you will learn how to:

  • Strengthen team dynamics
  • Open minds and expand horizons
  • Uncover future leaders
  • Become a more effective leader
  • Move through life with greater confidence
  • Maximize your greatest corporate asset
  • Improve your company's bottom line

On this site you will find information and tools of various forms to assist you in building your team or improving your leadership style. You will find:

  • Team Building quizzes, questionnaires, and assessments
  • Leadership quizzes, questionnaires, and assessments
  • Free team building activity ideas
  • Free ice breaker suggestions
  • Links to other information, product and service provider sites
  • Access to organization and personal coaching
  • Free online newsletter

And if you for some reason you still can't find the information you are searching for, you can join our online Team Building Leadership.Com forum and post your query there.

Thank you for visiting. I hope you enjoy the site.

Sincerely,

Mike Caldwell
Team Building Leadership.Com Founder





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