How often do you tell them.. • That you don’t have the answer to a question or problem • That you need help with something • That you’re not sure what the next best step is and you’ll need their input figuring it out. I’m going to guess it’s not all that often. And there’s
Stay connectedIt may seem like overkill to say that to manage performance well you need to stay well connected, accessible and check in with your staff often about how they’re tracking. But it’s quite the opposite. It’s essential to supporting an engaged team that feels valued and performs well. Schedule regular check-insAs well as being
Welcome to the club. To be clear, feeling like an impostor doesn’t mean you are one. On the contrary. Some of the most successful, accomplished people suffer from it. Think Michelle Obama, Sheryl Sandberg or Tina Fey. So you’re in great company. In all seriousness though, impostor syndrome is not a helpful feeling. Described by
Ken Blanchard, of Situational Leadership and the One Minute Manager fame wrote in his book Whale Done! The Power of Positive Relationships: Experts have been telling us for years how important positive relationships are and yet we don’t focus much energy or time building them. The reality is, people don’t leave companies, they leave bosses.