Today’s focus continues to unpack David Rock’s SCARF model with a look at the second factor – CERTAINTY. Certainty is a firm conviction of the future.
David Rock’s SCARF model is an excellent framework through which to explore human behaviour as driven by people’s social concerns. The first component is Status which relates to how we see ourselves and how others see us.
What is worse than being fired? Being ignored. As a leader, ignoring one or more team members is a form of punishment, and most of us never think of the impact.
With many organisations now balancing hybrid working arrangements, it has never been more important to focus on clear and consistent communication, from both leaders, and staff. Here are 6 tips to help:
Mentoring can best be described as a process in which we invest in the success of other people. A good mentor sees the potential and ability in their mentee, but rather than explicitly telling them what to do, helps them to reveal the right pathway for themselves.
Many of us put off having that tough conversation, as we visualise it not going well. Even the term “tough conversations” primes us to expect difficulties and potential pitfalls.
While teaming and collaboration are ubiquitous in our organisations, high functioning teams are not. And while most of us and our team members have learned to play nicely in the sandbox, larger goals and incentives still can create a competitiveness that prevents the team from fully functioning at an optimum level.