"Though one may be overpowered two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken" - Ecclesiastes 4:12.
Effective leaders build partnerships and collaborates with others on important projects. This is not just so the project can thrive, but also because the leaders have a desire to see other people grow and develop. Leader also realize they need the insight and talents the other people possess. What's more, this gives leaders valuable insight into how team members function best for future projects and promotions. Finally, leaders who can build a broad base of support obtain the team's best creativity and total commitment to the project at hand.
LEADERSHIP STEP: It's time to evaluate your team members for their level of involvement and commitment. You can do this by conducting an evaluation yourself and then asking your team members how involved and engaged they feel as part of your team. What did you learn? What changes do you need to make to engage your team members more effectively?