EP 119: Leadership Impacts Performance with Michael Yinger

Are your managers great leaders? 


A leader empowers your team – A manager tells them what to do 

A leader shares their thought process – A manager gives the answer and closely monitors the results 

A leader gives control away – A manager seeks control 

Does a manager or a leader develop and engage the best employees?   

Listen in as Michael Yinger with Resume Sieve and I chat about making and managing agreements as a leader. We will explore the importance of winning and how utilizing positive reinforcement can achieve amazing results. 

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode

  • Showing your staff what winning looks like. (1:50)
  • Using positive reinforcement in performance management. (15:05)
  • How to recognize and make commitments that build trust. (18:26)

Actionable Takeaway for Executives

  • Ensure that you are setting clear expectations, and you are receiving clear commitments in return, and then manage those commitments. (23:37)

Actionable Takeaway for HR Professionals

  • Understand that there is a cultural aspect to this topic and it may be that your managers need some coaching themselves in terms of how to have these kinds of conversations. (24:35)

Ideas Worth Sharing

“It's so funny how we want to stay away from commitment because it gives us the illusion that we've got some flexibility. And if we don't make a commitment, we can't be held to it.” -Mike Yinger Click To Tweet

Resources In Today’s Episode


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