How do you identify people who have leadership qualities on your team and give them opportunities to practice those skills before they come into power themselves?References from this episode:
How do you motivate an employee who does "good enough" work to get them to that "drinking the koolaid" level of excitement?References from this episode:
Can you please lend advice as to how a person in the Leadership role can encourage the passions of a team, (as a whole, and as individuals) while ensuring emotion based actions are not the end result? Recently I've had numerous team members confusing the passion for a project with their own emotionally based actions within the project. Example: Some team members have disliked decisions [I have] made, and in their protests of the decisions, acted from emotions, throwing forth behavior that could be considered immature; [things like] "I will quit if you don't agree. This is who I am and how I act. It's passionate, which you said is, good!" How [do I] put forth the concept of passion for the project versus individually based emotions?The talk referenced and grossly misattributed was "Passion is 💩" by Jay Harris.
How do you create an environment that is conducive to asking for and receiving help?The books referenced in this episode were:
I just got fired by my employer. I thought that I was doing better and that I wasn’t at risk, but they let me go. I’m just wondering what do I do now? Where should I look for work? What should I tell my next employer? This really stings, being my first professional job. I could really use some advice.Download this episode