Focus on where people need the most help.
We’re in changing, challenging times, and the emotions that go along with that are very real. Our people are feeling them and need our support in order to thrive. That’s why it’s more important than ever for leaders to be intentional in how we support and serve our team members. In this episode, listen as Studer Education coach Dr. Melissa Matarazzo shares some game-changing practices that have helped her best support the coaches she leads as well as valuable tips leaders can put into action right now to help grow and develop their teams.
This episode addresses questions, such as:
- What practices can be game-changers for supporting the individuals you lead?
- How can we help grow and develop people on our teams?
- Why is it more important than ever to spend time and resources developing individuals in our organizations?
To hear the beginning of this conversation, listen to episode #90 Developing People to Become the Best Leaders, where Dr. Matarazzo shares the valuable lessons she has learned since becoming a leader.
Preparing For Conversations with Your Team Members
One of the best ways to increase employee engagement is to regularly have conversations with your employees. Preparation is recommended to best facilitate these conversations. Use the questions below to guide your preparation before meeting with an employee.
Leader Led Conversations
How can you set the right example as a leader? Establishing the right relationship with your employees is crucial to your organization's success. Leaders set the tone for this relationship daily, with formal and informal interactions with their employees.
New Leader Development
How can you prepare your team for leadership? Dr. Robin Largue explains why organization's develop new leaders and how you can implement new leader development with your team.
Leaders who take the time to connect with employees one on one and actively help them progress gain the most return. In direct correlation, employees do their best possible work with purpose and look forward to growing with the organization.Are your organizational leaders investing consistent time to meet with employees?