After 6 years of coaching folks, mostly leaders, here is what I’m ready to say: the only difference I see between people who are fulfilled and those who are not is that the fulfilled ones have learned how to stop hitting themselves in the face.
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Thoughts on Adult Development in the Workplace by Jen Dary
Senior Managers are busy people… but it doesn’t mean they don’t care. The higher you get on the org chart, the more slammed you may be with meetings and responsibilities. These cards are designed to take the cognitive coaching load off everyone’s minds so you can have a fruitful 1:1 together as leaders.
“Getting better at managing has caused me to also get better at empathy. While my target is to get the best performance out of my team, I can’t do that unless I can get a good understanding of why they are distracted, and that’s often from things outside of the office.”
“Good feedback is focused feedback, and it’s ok if no one sees all the edits you discarded to get there.”
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“When contemplating your team, think potluck over melting pot. While working toward the same business/project goal, the team should be made up of individuals with varying strengths and perspectives.”
“Improv has been one of the most amazing tools in my toolbelt when it comes to management. It prepares you for unforeseen circumstances and makes you comfortable heading into the unknown.”
Thanks for helping to hold the leaky roof up and for pointing out that, even through the cracks, we can all see the sky. You make work a better place to be.
Part of the difficult work of being a leader is realizing that you have less time to get your shit together then others. It is part of the gig. That’s why it’s so important to have those tools and resources in place when things get hard.
The point of writing job descriptions is so that people know how to spend their energy or the percentage of “bent out of shape” they must get over the matter at hand.
“My manager heart is happy when we’re hitting our goals as a team and everyone feels a sense of purpose.”
Performance reviews are opportunities to listen to one another and mutually define future success. How does the company see you? And how do you see yourself?