The role of the leader is to create an overall atmosphere in the culture that invited people to go deep and to be who they are meant to be. Lean in, set the tone with your example. Go deeper and press for a whole-hearted culture.
When you begin to truly know your teammates you will begin to get interested in the things that help them grow as leaders and people. Learning how they learn is one aspect of this process.
Understanding how people learn could change the way communication happens or how teams work together more effectively.
“To know your team is the first stage of leading your team.”
When it comes to those you work with or those you lead it is important to know them well in order for good team growth to occur. So how do you help others on your team grow?
I believe it is first important to understand how people are living. Every one of us has a personal life that affects our work life, whether good or bad. Therefore, when we know how others…
Last week I hosted our VOICES of LEADERSHIP call with guest Patrick Lencioni. It was an outstanding conversation packed full of insights on leadership, humility, mission and performance, guarding the heart of a leader, what makes a person (organization and team) great, and much more.
Each of us has roles and each of us have gifts and talents. The combination is your gift mix. Fruit from your leadership comes from you understanding both your role and your gifts. Let me explain… When I say role, I do not necessary mean title. If you think of a basketball team each player has a role (or a [...]
For this post I’m not talking about transitions in position or role but transitions into and out of the work day. Let’s try a little exercise before you read any further. Pretend you and I are having a conversation and I ask you… “What do you normally do on your way home from work?” Think about it for a minute [...]