While engagement and sustained performance is undoubtedly a complex topic, when leaders truly care about their team, everything changes.
Do you ever feel like a team member is underperforming? Welcome to the leadership club. It’s likely your team member feels it as well. They
While leaders possess a plethora of skills, capabilities, and competencies, there is often something missing from managers that are required to lead; the right beliefs.
The managers who consciously choose to act like a coach are doing the right thing for their team members. Because when a professional is fortunate enough to have a manager who acts as a coach, it dramatically increases the chances of reaching their potential.
A common piece of advice from executives trying to help less experienced managers is, “you have to delegate more.” While the suggestion of taking things off of your plate and putting them on someone else’s makes sense on the surface, the intention behind the ask makes the difference.
If you take nothing else from this column, I want you to take this:
When leaders delegate, it’s about them. When leaders empower, it’s about others.
McVay’s comments could be summarized in a simple and powerful leadership lesson: care for your people.