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Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.” But, becoming a great leader isn’t easy. Successfully maneuvering a team through the ups and downs of starting a new business can be one of the greatest challenges a small-business owner faces.

Here’s a list of 10 tips drawn from the secrets of successful leaders.

1. Assemble a dedicated team.

2. Overcommunicate. 

3. Don’t assume.

4. Be authentic. 

5. Know your obstacles.

6. Create a ‘team charter.’

7. Believe in your people. 

8. Dole out credit.

9. Keep your team engaged. 

10. Stay calm.

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