Top 5 characteristics of a great teammate
Communicate constructively – You know they will tell you the truth, even when it hurts. They make it safe for you to be vulnerable.
Function as an active participant – Good teammates come prepared to events and meetings. They’re engaged and actively seeking a role.
Share openly and willingly – They are not in competition with you. Therefore they’ll willingly pass on tips and tricks to help you become better.
Shows commitment to the team – The best partners put team before self. They show up every day thinking about how they can make a contribution.
Consistently respectful and supportive – They always treat their partners with respect. They’re unconditional and focused on the long term.
A great teammate is humble- you may be the star of the team but you are also there for your other teammates.
A great teammate strives to always improve- even after coach calls practice, your teammate sticks around to work on their weaknesses, this shows how committed they are.