A team member, like the rest of the team, has to be the loudmouth in order to win.
A team leader must be the one who’s always pushing the agenda and the one that always sticks it out to win the day.
In the long run, you don’t want your team members to become the loudest.
But that’s not to say that all loudmouths are bad.
Just ask the guys who just got promoted.
What’s the worst team leader?
You guessed it: The one who is always pushing his or her own agenda.
But what’s the best team leader to manage a team of loudmouthers?
Well, it depends.
If you’re looking for the right person to manage your team, you’re going to want to ask your teammates, “Who do you want to have the loudness?”
What are you going to do if you find yourself in a situation where you’re not sure what to do with the loudening team member?
Here are three suggestions that could help you navigate the challenging waters of team management.
“There’s a lot of things that can go wrong when it comes to team management, and one of the most important things to keep quiet is your own emotions.
You’re going in with the assumption that you know how to manage and you know what to say and how to do it, and that will come to fruition,” says Tim Zeller, co-founder of The Loud Company, a consulting firm that focuses on organizational communication.
“So just listen to your team and keep them calm.”
“If you’re on the phone, you can’t have a conversation.
You have to have an in-person meeting.
And if you’re in an elevator, you have to talk about the problem,” says Zeller.
“You have to be open.
But the first time you hear the word ‘outrage,’ you have a very hard time getting out of your head.”
Keep it quiet.
“I think the best way to handle it is to keep your voice quiet.
Don’t be rude, don’t say anything,” says David Miller, cofounder of the company Loud Business, which is focused on helping businesses make the most of social media.
“And if you need to go in and say something, don