Which leadership style is most effective in business

June 17, 2024

What makes a leader effective? It’s all about creating a supportive environment where every team member is provided with the tools and guidance to perform as their best self.

Here's a brief overview of five leadership styles that build strong teams. Each style can uniquely contribute to your team's success. 

Transformational leaders inspire and motivate, driving innovation by encouraging team members to explore new ideas and take ownership of their work.

    Servant leaders put their team’s needs first, helping to built a supportive environment that nurtures personal and professional growth, which in turn enhances overall team performance.

    This style involves team members in decision-making, fostering a sense of ownership and satisfaction that boosts morale and productivity.

    Effective in crisis situations, autocratic leadership provides quick decision-making, ensuring that the team can function efficiently under tight deadlines.

    This leadership style offers autonomy, allowing team members to innovate and problem-solve independently, which can lead to high levels of creativity and individual initiative.

    Now that you have a better understanding of the different types of leadership styles, take some time to reflect. Which best describes how you lead your team? Is there a different style that you think may be more beneficial, and how could you work towards that?

    Want to learn more about leadership through influence? Join my next GrowthCLUB coming up this month, where you’ll learn from executive coaching pros about how to refine your leadership approach and strategize for the next quarter.

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