As leaders, our concentrated attention on tasks often obscures our attending to the needs of individuals as well as the overall team.
The essence of communication is the art of persuading or convincing another person or group of people.
People are drawn to authenticity and relatability.
Forming habits, such as building positive behaviors, takes effort, energy, and time. Different people need different amounts of time to develop a new habit.
Building team accountability is important. Accountability is the means by which a team stays “on track” and strengthens relationships.
Effective communication can be more difficult than one would assume. It has to be proactive and intentional.
The better team members communicate the more value they convey to each other.
Trust is essential for building teams who stand with each other, regardless of inconvenience or difficulty
Adopting a new skill or habit is hard. It takes committed, deliberate intentionality, and accountability to keep you on track as you move toward your goal.
Different people with different personalities and strengths are what empower teams.
Coaching is essential to leading effective teams. Knowing how to best coach each of your team members is foundational in developing optimal performance.
In anticipation of Shelter-in-Place orders lifting soon, plans to slowly reopen businesses are underway. Consequently, an important part of this is disinfecting your work facility.
The conclusion of a difficult conversation does not always mean each person fully agrees with the other party’s position in the argument, but it does have to end productively.
To deliver a successful, credible message, confidence is key. The ability to communicate with confidence rather than arrogance builds credibility.
The more you prioritize learning from the experience, the more influential you will be when handling future conflicts and difficult conversations.