Executives often say that when they look back at their team transformation process, the fireside chats, with its non-judgmental atmosphere, were team-tipping points for them. How do you get to the real heart of the emotions, concerns, and ambitions of your leadership team?
Have you ever lost your head?
Losing your head as a professional, especially as an executive leader, can be devastating for your reputation, your organizational culture and hinders high performance. Here’s a tool to help you keep your head, and your cool, in tough situations.
Embrace Your Pessimism
Pop culture bombards us with “the glass is half full” messages and scolds those that refer to anything that resembles “a half empty glass”. Yet we owe our existence, in part, to the survival strategies that kick in when we view things pessimistically. How do you encourage both pessimistic and optimistic conversations in your team?
Dive into Dirty Work
Addressing dirty work isn’t about pointing out blame, it’s about claiming it, naming it as dirty work and then setting out to clean it up.
Leadership Team Reflections for Results
15 days into the new year; are your well-intentioned resolutions already falling off your leadership team agenda?
Well intentioned leadership team resolutions can quickly get lost if they aren’t anchored in meaningful reflection.
Use this structure to make the most of your experiences from the past year so that you can profit from them in 2019: