For starters, teamwork can help make the dream work, that’s for sure. Let’s take a step back and look at the teamwork aspect for a moment. One or more individuals play specific and different roles on a team. As a result, leaders assume each player is playing the role they are best at. One thing
Often times it can feel like you are working and being as productive as possible. Getting things done at max capacity and crushing your to-do list. Yet how often do you check-in to see if you are being as productive as possible? Perhaps you could be more productive doing something else. Because it is important
When was the last time you asked your team members if they felt valued? 🗣What was their response? Did they pause and stumble or were they clear and able to provide an immediate response? Their response is how you can tell if you have ever asked, if you communicated their value, and do both regularly.
Much needed vacation throws you off your nutrition plan. Last minute work trip derails your morning routine. The bad news phone call stops us in our tracks. We have all been there. Some more often than we imagined. So what do we do, regardless of what life event happened, to get back in our groove?
The idea of having to have a difficult conversation with an employee, or anyone for that matter, can be scary. Many calls I get from clients involve some form of an attempt at avoiding conflict. Usually after the conflict has gone on far too long already. There are two steps you can use to handle
I get it, on social media, there are trends and themes that have stood the test of time. That said, why not buck the throwback trend and instead throw it forward? Example – Instead of throwing it back to an event in the past, throw it forward to a goal you have set in the
Both serve a powerful purpose. Because to reach your goals, and be fulfilled in the process, you need them working together. Here is how you do it. 1. Plan with purpose: When you are planning your week start with play and work backwards. Build your work around your life and go
The fear of micromanaging caused supervisors to take extreme measures to show their “hands-off” approach to managing. This fear of getting the label of micromanager has unseen and important consequences. The will delay dealing with situations that need them to be more hands on and providing clear guidance on expectations. There are three simple things
When I get asked what the best part about coaching someone is, a flood of answers come to mind. Because on an intrinsic level I love helping people so when something “clicks” for them it is very fulfilling. Is that the best part? – Almost. What, then, is the best part? – It is my
Having a long-term view on performance is what separates successful leaders from those who struggle. The reason is not that struggling leaders are not good at what they do. The reason is because struggling leaders run out of energy faster from dealing performance issues. On my U-turn Your Underperformers webinar I discussed this in depth