Our dear friend and fellow coach, Phyllis Washington wrote to us about her insights on retaining talented people.
Many years ago, we had a leader say to us, “I’d be a great leader if it weren’t for those d@mn people!”
We had to laugh, because of course, being a great leader is all about those d@mn people. We’re seeing the importance of keeping people central as organizations experience The Great Resignation, that we talked about last week.
This week in honor of Martin Luther King Jr, we’d like you to consider a change of language that can have a profound effect on you and on others. You see, language is the fundamental way in which we come to understand and relate to the world around us. When you change your language, you influence your ability to relate to others and to build powerful connections. This week, we’d like you to play with your language. Every…