Being productive is a must-have, not a nice-to-have.
To garner our high-performing team, all employees are expected to be productive – and we say all very purposefully. Chris Porteous outlines 7 Traits of Supremely Productive Employees that we can use to communicate expectations to everyone on our team. Today, Dr. Janet Pilcher discusses these traits and what we can do this week to be more productive employees.
This episode answers questions such as:
- How do we know when an employee is highly productive?
- How do we define productivity expectations for our employees?
Featured Episode Resources
AYP | HIGH PERFORMERS: WHO ARE THEY?
What are the 5 characteristics of high performers and why they are crucial to keep on your team? High performers do their best and their best makes a difference; they deserve for us to give our best to them. Learn how to identify your high performers, and how to retain them using the 3 techniques provided this week.
9P | LEAD YOUR WORK
Not everyone wants to be a leader in the sense that they manage others, and that’s okay. Everyone can be a leader in their work, however. When we think of being a leader, we may think of specific job roles or use the term interchangeably with “manager.” A position of authority doesn’t guarantee the individual has the characteristics of a leader. People can be leaders regardless of their job titles.
SE | 3 QUALITIES OF HIGH PERFORMING EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS
More than ever, educators face continuous pressure to reform established practices in order to improve outcomes. For many organizations, this means moving from an episodic to a continuous approach to improvement. This can be difficult for education professionals who have only ever seen improvement addressed with a variety of initiatives that put out disparate fires.
9P | IS IT REALLY URGENT?
What’s the difference between what’s urgent and what’s important? What comes first? It is natural to focus on whatever seems most pressing now and checking an item off the to-do list, without getting to work that is most important in the long term. If you wait to do what’s important until your schedule clears up a little, odds are that it won’t…
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