The purpose of this blog is to help you on your journey from strive to Thrive. While the name may seem long, it captures the essence that there are things that are hard to measure – culture, values, attitudes – yet they make a measurable, and immeasurable, difference in life and results.
The very thing that gets high performers promoted into leadership can be the limiter in their behavior as a leader. The drive to achieve, to be a pace setter, is what gets producers noticed and considered for promotion. But a constant drive for achievement without the human connection can damage team performance.
There are things you can do right now that will motivate, inspire, and engage your team. Here are five ideas.
It is interesting how many times I hear clients and potential clients say they “are not sure they want to be accountable”. Where is that fear coming from? My observation is it comes from the way many leaders use the word accountability. It is typically used to cast blame…
If you don’t innovate and or find a way to stand out from the crowd, how will your customers notice you in all the noise of the marketplace.
“Its quicker and better if I do it myself.” Sounds like a recipe for overwhelm to me.
There is a brighter future ahead for all of us. It requires that we get out of our comfort zone to pursue it. Sometimes that means an extra hour a day. Sometimes it means having a difficult conversation with a long-time employee, who you like, but that needs to step it up.