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What qualities do you believe are most valuable for a team lead to possess?
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The interviewer wants to know the attributes that you value most in a team leader. List a few attributes that you feel are most valuable for a team leader to possess and be sure to comment on how those relate to your strengths. Good examples might include: Trustworthy - Accountable - Committed - Results-oriented - Detailed - Driven - Strong Negotiator - Reliable. All of these attributes are valuable in a team setting, and any of them will make sound examples for you.
Answer examples
"I feel that a strong team lead should be motivating, competitive, and a natural mentor. I have had leaders with these qualities, and it makes any team project run much smoother when they possess these. When I lead a team, I do my best to emulate these qualities as well."

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User-Submitted Answers

What qualities do you believe are most valuable for a team lead to possess?
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Loyalty trust honesty self responsibility and team harmony.
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Reliability, flexibility, being a good listener, and being able to efficiently communicate.
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Ability to build strong working relations, stay motivated and motivate others, strive for greatness in everything you do.
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Communication, organization, time.
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Friendly, hard working and organized.
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Leadership, Shared responsibility, clear communication, and an understanding of the task at hand.
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Keep together and be positiy.
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To be hardworking and help others when available to do so.
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Everyone working together and listening to ideas.
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Loyalty, trust, communication, dependability.
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Timeliness, positive attitude, work well with others.
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Where the team is able to work together, and they listen to each other, and take advice from each other. Also when they are able to work out their differences.
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Communication trust and loyal.
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Communication and organization.
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Listening critical thinking skills.
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The ability to listen to your teammates and understand your teammates point of view. The ability to compromise for the sake of the job, because multiple approaches can always be used to do the best job possible.
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The team attributes that I think are the most important are honesty, team work, listening skills, behaving well, and being outgoing, good with helping eachother.
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Trust is earned you have to prove to them that you are there to help and live by the rules set down by the company.
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I am trustworthy, ind├ępendant and reliable.
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Believing in team concept.
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Being helpful towards colleagues, having a friendly manner and hardworking.
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Being cooperative and functioning and making decisions togther.
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A group goal and work ethic.