When we talk about team player. Is it just a person working in a team or a person effectively working in a team? Of course the second one!
What qualities do you all think, a team player should persist. Lets have a look at some of them below:
Quality #1: Use your strength
Do you know what you do best? One should be able to understand their strengths and weaknesses. Always use your strength. You might excel in communication etc… whatever your strengths are, you have something really valuable to offer to your team.
Quality #2: Understand Objective
If you would like to be a good team player for your team, always understand the objective. Why you all are working on the project? Whats the use of it? Whats your role in the team? What is the outcome? etc…
Quality #3: Power of Questions
Questions are always the communication starters. One must start by asking a question. This helps whole team understand the business perspective as well as helps in the whole project itself.
Quality #4: Be Reliable
This is one of the most important quality of a team player. It’s not only the quality but I would say, its the professionalism one must persist. One should always deliver what they commit.
Quality #5: Effective Communication
Team always needs a person who can speak up, express their views, ask questions clearly, directly and honestly. It’s again a very important quality to update and communicate the progress regularly to the team.
Quality #6: Problem-Solver
One should always take the initiative to take the ownership of the project and volunteer for solving thee problems. This makes a person definitely a better team member.
Quality #7: Share!
Common saying- “Knowledge increases by sharing”. One should always share what they know. It often leads to team building approach.
Quality #8: Treat Respectfully
One should always treat team members respectfully. In a team, every team member is important and plays a significant role. It’s important they are treated with respect and courtesy.
Quality #9: Exhibits Flexibility
Teams often deals with changing project conditions. Good team players always exhibits flexibility in the favor of the project success.
Quality #10: Sense of Humor
Lightness holds team members together. Relieves stress from their lives and make the environment easy to work.