Personality in Team Leadership Settings

One very vital part of team leadership is the variety of personalities represented on a team of leadership.  The variety of personalities can be a very good thing; different people connect well with others and the different types of people can complete various tasks well. Varying personalities can also be a catalyst for conflict. Look at any Christian womens ministry and you will see both of these come into play at one time or another, depending on the situation at hand.

Several of the disciples had very distinct personalities, and this worked into their team dynamics, whether for better or for worse. ). Each of the parts functions in a particular way, and each part is necessary for the body to function to its fullest potential. The church is meant to work the same way. We each have our own gifts and talents and our personalities are a part of why we are gifted in a particular way. The disciples each had their own gifts and talents, and so does everyone that is working in a certain ministry context.

These differences are good in some ways, because each disciple could help their cause in different ways. Sometimes the differences in personalities will end up in conflict. No matter what you may be thinking about or how it may get ahead with everything, you will have to find ways to make sure that you get ahead and that you find compromises that make sense as well. Talk to people and learn about how personality can be a big deal. By learning how yours works, you can usually find answers that help you to see what may be next when it comes to getting what you need in order to achieve your goals and do well with the leadership that you’re in.