In order to set our teams (and children) up for success when faced with a task or project, it’s important to communicate clear expectations. Helping them to know what good looks like before they start will allow them to thrive within the guardrails we set.
Today’s Mindful Moment: The Power of Recognition. You ever worked for someone who withheld praise or didn’t recognize a job well done? It’s not fun and you find yourself exhausted trying to prove your value to the team. As a leader, as a parent, as a coworker or friend; it’s important to celebrate and recognize those moments when others shine! It brings out the best in our people! Try it and see what happens—watch them glow!
"A team is not a group of people that work together. A team is a group of people that trust each other." -Simon Sinek. If we are going to reach our goals as a team, trust is the key. It doesn't magically happen, it takes time. In this week's podcast, Bethany talks about what trust looks like in highly successful teams.
As a leader, whether in business, a high school coach, or church ministry lead, we can easily get in the habit of problem-solving and bringing solutions all by ourselves. It may seem quicker and easier. But is it going to have the buy-in and sustainability from the people doing the work, or the teams we are coaching? In this week's podcast, Bethany shares the value of bringing the whole team to the table to be innovative, creative, and tap into the energy needed to reach our goals and accomplish the mission!
Who do YOU run with? Day #10 - Lessons Learned in Running Over this past weekend my husband and I went on a vacation with another couple and had no children with us--it was like a double date for 5 days! We slept in (until 7am--those of you who have children know that 7am is... Continue Reading →