A culture is strong when people work with each other, for each other. A culture is weak when people work against each other, for themselves.
- Simon Sinek, http://www.startwithwhy.com
Being a leader is a huge responsibility - not only do you need to look after yourself, but you are also responsible for taking care of those in your charge. Being able to use that responsibility, and privilege, can be tiring and draining. But it can also immensely rewarding. And this example from Starbucks proves [...]
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TEAM lookout, create a team priorities plan by your team for your team
Keep your team aligned, on task and up to date with teamsteps by capturing the key weekly activities and priorities for your team
Proud to announce that TEAMGAUGE, my new short team survey is ready to download. It is designed to quickly capture the thoughts of members of your team about their role in the team. It will give you an insight in their engagement levels, their levels of motivation and their level of clarity about their role. [...]
At the start of 2017, Leadfully from the talented bunch at SYPartners challenged their followers to chart a better course — or even a new one. They asked us to look back at 2016 and consider: What did you do well as a leader? What could you have done better? Then they asked us to look ahead [...]
A couple of years ago I made my first ever appointment in my team - see Building the right team with the right people - and this week, I’ve had my latest new employee start within my team as an intern. Going through this recruitment process has got me thinking about what kind of person [...]
In March 2015 I started writing in this blog about my journey towards becoming a better leader, and as a consequence of this, I wanted to lead my team to become a ‘great team’. As we near the end of 2016 I’m taking time to reflect on what has happened within the team during the [...]
When we delegate tasks we get things done. But when we delegate responsibility, others get done much more than we ever could.