“No Way!”

I was working with a leader whose team was struggling. They were frustrated, felt like their leader did not care, and were dealing with the same problems over and over.

I suggested that the next time a team member addressed one of these issues he ask a simple question: “How can I help?”

He immediately responded, “No way! I’m already crazy busy, there’s no way I can do their work for them.”

His answer revealed a common misconception about what it means for leaders to help their team.

A Better Way

I regularly share my belief that effective leaders serve their teams, but how you help them makes a huge difference.

You team does need you and there are three significant ways you can truly help your team: [Read more...]

 

David M. Dye
David works with leaders, managers, and supervisors who want to get more done, build teams that care, and achieve results. He is a leadership speaker, consultant and coach as well as the the founder and President of Trailblaze, Inc. Connect with David via his Lead Change member profile, his website and blog, LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.
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