Most who seek advice already know the answer. Ask them this question, ‘If you had the answer, what might it be?’ Hello, Answer.
Finding fault is easy. Finding favor is easy. How do you find favor? Stop finding fault. Find positives instead. Do yourself that favor.
How to make a LOT of people not like you: Mistreat one who is liked. Antidote: Respect all and discuss what they care about.
Following up ‘Can you?’ with ‘Will you?’ helps. People tend to do what they commit to, not what they CAN do.
A sure way to spot the *Leader* is when she or he speaks, everybody listens respectfully. Let that one lead and follow their lead.
To refuse to acknowledge a problem exists is to enlarge the problem. Problems don’t like to be ignored. Acknowledge it. Solve it.
Most Valuable Player on a Workplace Team? The one who can organize, keep agendas moving forward, and get things done. Reward them.
The behavior you recognize is the one that gets repeated. Look for the good and acknowledge it before it gets deleted.
Bad Point: pointing the finger of blame at others. Good Point: pointing to everyone and inviting them to be part of the solution.
If you walk away from battles that don’t matter, you increase your chances of winning the ones that do. Hint: Most don’t matter.
Old NFL saying, ‘If you want to fix losing, fix the locker room.’ This means some may need to be locked out of YOUR locker room.
The proper tone at the Top? Tooting the horn of recognition of all contributors from the bottom up. Sounds great. Motivates great.