If your team understands the “why” behind their actions and how it directly impacts the organization’s goals, they are much more likely to take action.
Continual improvement can only be achieved through honest conversation. Great managers ask questions that lower defenses and increase self-reflection.
Exceptional managers are curious about the inner motivations of their employees. Does she enjoy meeting new people? Mastering new skills? Finding this out can help you create new opportunities for growth.
It’s important to show your team that you respect them and that they really matter. Identify and celebrate successes even if they are small. Even if nobody else believes in your team, you must—and show it often.