Inspiring managers to perform? How is it achieved? Why is it significant to an organization?
What are some of those key items that you’ve seen that really has an individual go from being a bad manager into stepping in their true authentic leadership? Michael Kester presented his response in an analogy.
“It’s a little bit like becoming a parent.
No matter how much you do to prepare for it. You’re not prepared, and it’s crushing difficult. However, it can be the most rewarding thing you’ve ever done. And it’s the same as true kind of becoming a leader of people in the professional world can be so rich and rewarding your role in large parties to help other people thrive to see them, to create the conditions for success within your environment.
Your key takeaway to elevating your own management and leadership is, Are you creating a psychologically safe team where individuals feel that they can truly, authentically be themselves at work?”
2nd is Are you making clear and concise requests, and then 3 is alignment. Does everybody in the team understand what everyone else is doing, and why?
What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode
- What does winning look like for a leader (16:45)
- What are some of those key items that you’ve seen that really has an individual go from being a bad manager into stepping in their true authentic leadership. (4:22)
Actionable Takeaway for Executives
- It’s being empathetic to your teams and all the people that work for you. Very often the language that we hear from executives is sort of a blame and not recognizing how hard it is for them. To really get there you need to partner with people, and also have these open conversations, and be willing to open up to some things you don’t want to hear. (17:14)
Actionable Takeaway for HR Professionals
- What HR should be doing principally is only the culture. Only the people leadership, evolution of the organization understands what the Executive wanted to be, but then helping to interpret it and take it so that’s the space that HR should be really owning and living into. (18:19)
Ideas Worth Sharing“The Key takeaway for executives listening in is to have empathy with your team, and the key takeaway for Hr. From our conversation today is to truly own the culture. - Mike Kester Click To Tweet
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