This week, we’re talking about working with natural behaviors to achieve stellar results.
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Only when you know what success looks like can you effectively work toward it.
Humans tend to provide feedback around negative behaviors when, in fact, providing feedback around positive behaviors is far more productive in the long run.
When you want someone to change a behavior you need to continue to give them information about their success, otherwise they’ll revert back to old patterns
This week, ignore an irritating but not destructive behavior while watching for a positive behavior that you would like to see expand in its place.
Defining powerful, impactful behavior and recognizing / rewarding it, will help you accelerate success in your team, department, and organization.
As humans, our brains are both quite different from puppy brains and not so very different from puppy brains.
This week, play with the 5 Whys and let us know what you discover!
This week we suggest you play with naming your why. Write it down and live with it a while to see if it helps you make decisions that are more in alignment with what matters to you.
Knowing your why will guide your decisions and actions, and can help you create the life that truly matters to you.