“Building trust requires nothing more than telling the truth. That’s it. No complicated formula.”
All organizations experience threats, whether the fluctuating stock market, newer technologies making theirs obsolete, competitors gaining more of an edge, etc. For employees to focus on effectively combating these external dangers, they must have time and energy for their work. This means that they cannot be distracted by internal threats such as a toxic workplace.
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“Leaders provide cover from above and the people on the ground look out for each other.”
The secret to success for any organization is empathy. When you work in an organization that treats you like a human being to be protected rather than a resource to be exploited, you’ll naturally feel fulfilled and happy. To achieve stable, lasting success, it’s critical to create an environment where employees feel valued and prioritized over the company’s profits. This drives their motivation to perform their best.
“Leadership, true leadership, is not the bastion of those who sit at the top. It is the responsibility of anyone who belongs to the group.”
When resources are scarce and we are facing difficult times, it’s only natural to band together to increase our chances of success. However, as our success grows, we may fall prey to greed. Over time, this greed causes us to stop looking out for others, and only for ourselves.
Efficiently leading an organization is something that many people struggle with these days. While there is no easy path to do it successfully, there are some guidelines and ideas that can surely help.
From Circles of Safety to happiness chemicals and empathy, follow me on this journey to learn how to be a better leader, one step at a time!
by Simon Sinek
The best leaders know how to take complex ideas and arguments and distill them down into simple language.
One way to practice this is by reducing a full-page memo to half a page and then getting the message down to the size of a notecard.
Take a moment to consider if your employees and team members are coming to you with new ideas and innovations.
To create a sense of security where employees will feel safe to share their ideas, tailor your training strategy to employees ' individual strengths. The employees will feel safe in the training environment and be more willing to take risks when sharing their ideas. From the training room, it can spread organically into day-to-day operations and the workplace culture.
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