There’s a huge disconnect between your team’s desire for you to be nice, and your need to be kind. We need to close that gap if our team is to grow.
People and HR
Why do we treat stress as such an evil? Why is the reaction to a co-worker who is stressed always one of sympathy and advice how to get out of it? No one who’s ever led anything of significance has ever got there without stress. None of us would walk today if we didn’t open […]
Aside from growing my own, I’ve also supported a lot of CEOs in growing their leadership teams. There are many differences between the teams, their skills, backgrounds and personalities. But there’s a common factor that separates teams which makes things happen from teams which don’t. It’s not so much a skill as an attitude. In […]
The quality of your team, however you measure it, is a direct reflection of the attention you’ve paid to finding, recruiting and developing them. Meaning it’s on you! It’s easy to be disappointed in members of your team – whether in how they’re doing their job, or how they’re impacting others in the organisation. And […]
When you recruit, you’re naturally looking for the person who’s best for the job you’re recruiting for. If you’re building a company that’s in it for the long term, you need to be careful about how you define “best”. ———– Let’s say you’ve built your foundations well. Your company’s known for treating its team well, […]