My post on Inc. Thursday “Your Employees Are Telling You How to Lead Them. Here’s How to Listen.,” began
Your Employees Are Telling You How to Lead Them. Here’s How to Listen.
People want you to lead them effectively. Here’s how to practice listening.
You were probably too busy focusing on yourself, believing leadership was about you, to see.
Then they realize how obvious it is despite never noticing it before. Then they start using it.
People want meaning and purpose in their work
Leadership literature talks about challenges of leading, it implies people don’t want you to lead them.
On the contrary, it’s in how you look at it. You reading Inc. and these words means you aspire to more, meaning you’re working hard so your peers probably do too.
Change your perspective and relationships and people open up. You start realizing how people want to work hard–when they see their work creating meaning and purpose.
Read the rest at Your Employees Are Telling You How to Lead Them. Here’s How to Listen..
Learn to make Meaningful Connections
with a simple, effective exercise from my book, Leadership Step by Step.
- Step by step instructions
- Video examples of me and Marshall Goldsmith
- An excerpt from my book