Do you anticipate a lack of results? How to use anticipation to create a more successful team.
We often get downstream about a mile and a half on a project, an initiative, a meeting, or a task, and then we feel lost. You’ve put in the time, effort, and thought, yet have become frustrated with the lack of results or progress. Often our teams do the same. Too frequently it’s not until the
Would you give your employees more feedback if you knew it’d increase engagement and performance?
According to research gathered by Zippia: -65% of employees desire more feedback. -69% of employees say they would work harder if they felt their efforts were being recognized through feedback. -98% of employees disengage from their work when they receive little or no feedback. When leaders pause their own work, breaking from their calls, emails, analysis, preparation, and meetings
Are grudges hurting your team?
As leaders, we’re often at a crossroads, with an important choice to make. You can hold a grudge, skip the meeting, become nonresponsive, noncommunicative, and freeze out the people who have upset you. Or, you can lead with hospitality. You can forgive, be the bigger person, take the high road, and work on mending the
How do you react to your teams’ mistakes?
I heard a story in church years ago about a couple who had been married for over fifty years. When asked how in the world they stayed together despite each other’s faults, habits, and hang-ups, their response was amazing. It illustrates grace in action, and I’ll share their response here. The husband responded to the question
Do the Best Leaders Have the Most Power, Money, or Grace?
Power usually benefits, first and foremost, those who have it. Sure, their span of influence may be great big, and wide, but their true, positive impact is usually limited to a select few who they deem worthy of receiving it. And that impact usually comes at a cost, as leaders obsessed with power (specifically their own