As a Prepared Leader, you need to be ready to do the following: Make space for other people to stand up, speak up, and contribute as the situation dictates. Let go of your ego and be humble enough to allow others to take the lead as the situation dictates. Let these things happen spontaneously and without obstacles as the situation changes. Building a crisis team is like putting together a puzzle. Each piece should play its role and fit well enough with the others to make a complete picture. The four action steps linked below can be used to guide your efforts.