The One Thing You Need to Know: Know Your People

“Why do managers think it is too hard and too much work to develop their employees through their natural strengths? Why do they think it’s just easier to dictate what and how to perform based on their preferred style?” – Sarah, from St.Paul, MN.

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Managers need to balance their fear of the unknown, of not knowing how each individual on the team prefers to work, to learn, and to be recognized – with doing what is right for their team and ultimately gaining higher performance and retention. It’s hard to take the time to learn these things about your team, but if you lead with fear, you’re not leading at all.


What about you?

How do you learn about your employees?

Do you find it’s worth the return on investment? 

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How do you learn about your employees?