This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on TrainingIndustry.com and examines the impact our relationships have on our ability to meet our goals, both personally and professionally.
What’s the Temperature of Your Relationships, redefines standard leadership roles, moving focus away from what was accomplished to who made it happen. Think of the last time you had a big win at work, did you take full credit? Or did you acknowledge your team? Often the biggest challenge for a new leader is to check their ego at the door and start connecting. As leaders, we should create a culture of open communication and recognition.
Are you enriching your relationships at work? Are they authentic?
“Everyone likes to hear that they’re doing a good job, but for some reason we often forget to say thank you. Find opportunities to acknowledge the day-to-day efforts of those around you. Remember, people engage more when they feel appreciated, so become really good at verbally communicating your thanks.”