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Tips on…Leading a team

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 01 December 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:0312459
  1. Mark Griffiths, health psychologist1
  1. 1Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham NG1 4BU

Be a role model for your team--Being the team leader means you are the designated role model. Lead by example. If you take long lunches or cut corners, they will too.

Don't be afraid to delegate--One of the advantages of having a team around you is that you can delegate some tasks. There's little point in having a team if you don't let them get …

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