Michelle Bennett

Michelle Bennett is a seasoned marketer with extensive experience leading high-performing teams for higher education organizations. She is able to live out her passion for learning, leadership development, and the customer experience as the Chief Marketing Officer for Niagara Institute.

8 Bad Team Leadership Habits That May Be Pushing Your Teammates Away

Different employees have different expectations of their leader. Some want a leader who gets to know them on a personal level or checks in with them frequently, while others may want to be left alone and will reach out when they need help. 

Despite the differences in individual preferences, there are some team leadership habits that typically leave employees unengaged, frustrated and possibly, even looking for a new job. One way to learn to be the best is to look at the worst.

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