The attitude of the team is a reflection of the leadership it receives. Attitude is one of these words that is widely misunderstood. It means a settled way of thinking or feeling about something or someone. It’s typically reflected in our behavior.
Teams that are highly effective at overcoming adverse conditions are capable of unleashing what I call “leaders at every level.” Unfortunately, this isn’t a light switch that can be turned on at any time. What’s required is a strategy and an intense focus on hiring, developing, and equipping people to choose to lead daily.
Losing a deal, a job being terminated, losing an election, a failed business or project. This list stirs up some serious emotions, specifically disappointment. We’ve all experienced it in various shapes and sizes. While disappointment is hard enough when times are good, our current pandemic environment has many of our emotions close to the surface, exacerbating these feelings. So, how do we...
As you may have guessed, there is no hack or shortcut to caring about your team. If you don’t care, maybe now is the time to look for a position other than leadership. But where most leaders struggle is demonstrating that they care about others through their actions.
Great leaders are active participants in politics because they recognize that if they want to make positive change, have influence, and be a part of the solution, they must be active participants and not passive bystanders.