In today's workforce, studies are showing that not everyone is feeling truly loved, appreciated, or cared about by the team that they work with.
All of us like to believe we are known as “good listeners”, but here's the truth - we aren't. Most of us get caught up in distractions like phones and conversations with other employees. However, when we aren’t distracted, listening looks vastly different.
Don Harkey has become the sole shareholder and CEO of People Centric Consulting Group, LLC.
Is there a better approach to improving the performance of the organization? Yes!
As leaders, we know that not every employee is “on board” with our thoughts or direction. This realization oftentimes leaves us attempting to correct the employee through typical ways such as:
You can't motivate anyone to do something long term. Empower your people to make decisions that will motivate them in the process.
Habits are Easy to Create and Hard to Break.
According to Gallop's 2017 State of the American Workplace, 50% of men executives are engaged versus 35% of women executives.
Too often, supervisors solve problems for their people. While that helps the situation in the moment, it is setting them up for failure long term.
In the heat of a moment, it can be easy to get wrapped up in emotion. Be sure you're using the appropriate parts of your brain to handle good conflict.