What does fierce mean to you as a leader? Where would more ferocity benefit your work?
Where do you need to return to the fundamentals? Throughout the Teams365 Team Leader Foundations program we cover the essentials such as Emotional Intelligence, Team Leadership, Communication Skills, Coaching Skills, Facilitation Skills. What is the strength of your foundation in these areas right now? What could use more attention? What are the core foundations you are leading from?
Facilitation - In recent weeks I had a series of posts on facilitation skills for leaders. WE may be asked to facilitate strategic planning, decision making, consensus, or alternatives solutions in our work. What is the state of your facilitation skills? Click to read past posts on facilitation. Where could you be utilizing your facilitation skills more? What needs to be facilitated in your work?
Feedback - Both positive and constructive feedback is important for teams. When did you last positively acknowledge each team member? How does each team member like to receive feedback? Many of us shy away from providing constructive feedback. Providing regular corrections is key to high performance. What constructive feedback is needed individually and collectively on the team? Click here to read what I have written on feedback in the past-
Focus - Focus is key for high performance. There are so many possible distractions. What is essential for you to focus on this week, no matter what else gets in the way? Here is what I have written on past posts about focus.
Frequency - What is important about frequency and communication within you team? What do you notice about how team members respond to you, and to each other?
Have a great week,
Jennifer Britton, MES, CPT, PCC
Team Development | Leadership | Coaching
Looking to brush up on your foundational skills? I will be running the two-day Group and Team Coaching Intensive in Downtown Toronto the weekend of April 11 -12th. It's two days of practice with coaching skills as it relates to teams and groups. If you can't join us live you can skype in for the two days of sessions. Click here for more information.