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You may have noticed that most companies operate in a command-and-control hierarchy. This is where “employees accept their paycheck in exchange for time” and there is a limited sharing of ideas.
To move away from this model, business consultant Shawn Murphy offers 12 alternative leadership techniques.
He says managers should foster a community with joint ownership, know their passions, and create an optimistic environment. Leaders can also redefine achievement as meaningful work, get to fully know their employees’ aspirations, and in turn, recognize their own personal values.
No. 11 is important: Leaders should create time to be more prepared for their partnerships and meetings, all of which will make work more satisfying. He writes: “Paychecks are important [but] meaningful relationships between leaders, employees, and their paychecks will be even more valuable.”
Read the complete list here.
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