Team Leader Badge

Team leader


Complete clauses 1-5, then do two others.

1. Using magazines and newspapers, make a poster displaying people you consider to be leaders. Show why you believe they are good or bad leaders. Discuss your ideas and findings with your Patrol.

2. Explain to a new Guide how the Unit Guidelines work and how the Patrol operates.

3. Find out about three different leadership styles. Identify your strengths and weaknesses as a leader.

4. Do one of the following: take an active part in your Patrol Leaders' Council undertake a regular leadership commitment in your unit for one term captain a sports team for a season undertake another type of regular leadership commitment.

5. Use role play or activities to demonstrate two of these communication skills:
• active listening
• different types of questioning
• giving feedback
• problem solving
• decision making
• dealing with conflict.

6. Adapt a game or activity for your Patrol and try it out.

7. With your Patrol, lead two activities from different Go For Its!

8. Plan and carry out an outing for your Patrol. Discuss your plans with your Leader.

9. Carry out an activity with your Patrol to discover what type of team members you all are. Plan how you can use this information to make your Patrol more effective.  

10. Find out about team building. Hold a discussion with your Patrol to find out how well you work as a team.

11. Lead a cooperation game with your Patrol.

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