How to focus on the leadership skills that matter

In its latest Leadership Skills Report, Zenger Folkman offer new insights on the areas where we’ll need to focus in order to bring about lasting changes within our teams. The report offers habits that are meant to be used as foundational building blocks.

Here is the gist

You need to invest in your team members as WHOLE PEOPLE. Entire people show up to work and in order to get the most from them, you need to build relationships. That means cultivating trust, offering genuine recognition, knowing when to drive or inspire, and guiding them to reach their potential. By treating your team members as people rather than resources, you transform into a leader with true potential.

Consider the following questions that can guide how you build impactful relationships with your team members:

  1. How do you go about inspiring members who have already disengaged?
  2. What does it mean to promote interpersonal relationships in the workplace, particularly when you have various personalities and communication styles?
  3. Some view quiet quitting as a way to set boundaries between their work and personal lives. How can we encourage team members while still respecting this need?