From time to time, as a leader you need to make a strategic shift that challenges the status quo for your team members. Don’t be surprised when there is great resistance to this new direction.
When goals are clearly articulated and accepted, there are many advantages for individuals and organisations. But should goals be mutually agreed to, or do they need to come from on high?
This week, we address the situation where a team member is not achieving their goals at all. There are three questions, for your review, that provide context and a plan forward for your meeting with this team member.
What do you look for when bringing a new member into your team? When we focus on the way they will fit into the current team, we are limiting our ability to take the team to the next level.
Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, a Hungarian psychologist, coined the phrase “FLOW” that describes a healthy mental state in which a person is so immersed in the task at hand that it creates a focus and engagement that increases effectiveness.
As we ring in the new year, many of us will begin the process of setting New Year’s Resolutions, hoping to spark positive and lasting change in our lives.
As we attempt to create more agile organisations, pivoting to meet the emerging opportunities in the marketplace, we understand that we need to take risks.