Having an awareness of your and your team’s tendencies is an effective way to lead through challenges, build accountability, and create strong teams.
This week, we’re talking about working with natural behaviors to achieve stellar results.
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.
The more you motivate your team to challenge ideas, the greater the likelihood that you will acquire innovative and creative ideas from your team.
You, your team, and your organization are not dysfunctional because you have conflict – conflict is a part of being human.