We’re moving along in our journey toward employee empowerment. So far, we have talked about some of the essential steps, including Creating Autonomy Through Boundaries and Teams Become the Hierarchy, to fully empowering your team.
Today’s business landscape is littered with the remains of companies seemingly killed off – or left in critical condition – by technology. And a lot of wholesaler-distributors fear they may be[...]
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Leaders want their employees to make good decisions, but the reality is, most companies haven’t succeeded at creating a team that feels empowered. In many cases, it’s just lip service. To make empowerment real in your organization share company data openly, set boundaries and expectations around[...]
I am sitting in the Lufthansa lounge in Frankfurt. I have a few hours to kill because my flight was delayed, and I missed my connection. I already planned to write about the third and last key in the empowerment journey. I am on my way to Copenhagen for a couple of interviews and meetings, then[...]
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In my last blog I discussed the first key, Share Information with Everyone. That was the easy key compared to the next two. Yes I know, you still need to get out of your comfort zone and start sharing all the information.
As discussed in my latest blog about Empowerment there are three keys to the Empowerment journey. In this blog I will discuss the first key – Share information with everyone.
“Strength lies in differences, not in the similarities,” Stephen R. Covey.
As I reflect over the years, I realize some of the first mistakes I made as a leader - two classic mistakes we all have done (don’t tell me you haven't) - hiring people that are not as strong as yourself and also[...]