One of the core missions of a good project manager is to build teams. You often find, however, that managing and building teams is much easier when described in courses and theory than it is in the practice of managing actual projects. 

But there doesn’t need to be a gap. Here are five actionable steps that you can begin implementing today to help your teams become stronger, make you a much better project manager and create an atmosphere that breeds success.

  1. Be an active communicator. 
  2. Trust your team. 
  3. Understand your team members’ individual motivations.
  4. Don’t embarrass your team. 
  5. Be flexible.