More than ever, a leader’s job is to do more than shout orders from a corner office. Today, leaders must work hands-on with their teams, understand each person’s unique strengths, and finally, have an engagement strategy in order to keep everyone motivated.
We asked members of Forbes Coaches Council to weigh in on just how to do this. Here’s what they said.
Know Your People And Their Talents
Even the best collaborators need the opportunity to showcase what they bring to the table to strengthen the team. Know your people beyond prior work history and current responsibilities. Understand what makes them feel important. Leverage those talents in new ways to keep them inspired, engaged and performing at a higher level. The entire team will benefit and become motivated to do the same. – Jen Kelchner
This article has a mention by Jen Kelchner or is authored by Jen Kelchner and was originally posted on Forbes.com. Jen Kelchner is a founding member of the Forbes Coaches Council and frequently writes on leadership and the workplace.