Used with permission. Copyright Rick Cooper. How often do you try new things? Do you persevere when things don’t go as you planned or hoped? If you didn't answer YES! with conviction and without hesitation you might be falling short on Gumption. Wait, wait, wait. When I was a young girl, I was told
Superior supervisors take time to recognize what their employees are doing well. Part of your job as a supervisor is to develop your employees into great employees – without feedback this is quite difficult to do. This week we will focus on giving positive feedback (return next week to learn how to give not-so-positive feedback).
M You must motivate yourself before you can motivate others. It has been said before … walk the talk … lead by example … practice what you preach …. However you say it, motivating your team starts with you. Take a moment for honest self-reflection. Are you motivated? O Understand what motivates your team.
Are you where you want to be in your life? Many people who answer “No” to that question do so because they are controlled by fear. Fear of failure. Fear of change. Fear of the unknown. Fear of even, yes, success. It is sometimes easier to stay with what we know and where we at.
Way to go! Nice job! Thank you for all you do! Have you ever received an email or a note from a customer letting you know you did a good job? It is likely you have. So, the next question is - what did you do with that email or note? Today is the day to