Your team can only be as effective as you are. There is nowhere to throw blame when you are a team manager because the buck stops with you. However, when you do succeed as a team manager or leader, what you find is that your team members will follow your lead and will do so with added enthusiasm if they see that you have enthusiasm and vision to get the job done.
There has been much talk about the perks of being an alpha male. The fact that you are here listening to this goes to show that you are probably interested in becoming an alpha male yourself. Nowadays, many people subscribe to the rather false notion that alpha males are born and not made. This could not be farther from the truth.
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