In the fifth and final podcast of the series of five critical elements that tend to blunt your effectiveness as a leader, David shows how this is the most critical mistake to make and why intentions matter, but results rule.
In this podcast, David shares the ramifications for failing to affirm your team members, and explains how you should not just be encouraging, but be an encourager. If your employees know the answer to the following three questions, they will have the tools they need to be successful.
1. What’s my job?
2. How am I doing?
3. Does anybody care?
David shares one of his five critical elements that tend to blunt your effectiveness as a leader. This first element is failing to schedule time for learning conversations. These conversations allow leaders to learn what their team wants. When leaders know what their teams want and work toward achieving that, they in turn get what they want – which is happy and motivated employees.