A simply powerful tactic for achieving our goals.
Routines provide structure and comfort within our teams. Rituals go beyond providing structure to instill a deeper meaning behind a sequence of actions. As we continuously navigate change, we need structure to reduce people’s anxiety and increase their confidence. People need to know their work has purpose and is worthwhile in helping an organization achieve results. Today, Janet shares one of the most important rituals we can instill in our teams along with 6 suggestions to consider.
This episode answers questions such as:
- What behaviors and actions do we need to include in our work environment to move routines to rituals?
- How can we keep everyone in our organizations informed and aligned to achieve the goals?
- Why is the daily huddle a critical ritual for our team?
Featured Episode Resources
9P | MOTIVATE WITH RECOGNITION
Building connections with the work and people in an organization inspires team members to achieve the mission. An effective approach to guiding behavior and building meaningful connections is to recognize individuals for displaying the characteristics and actions that will move the team to success.
9P | MEET 5 CRITICAL EMPLOYEE NEEDS WITH LEADER CONNECTION QUESTIONS
For leaders who have ever thought, “What more can my team possibly want from me?,” it’s possible these 5 critical employee needs are not being met. When leaders are aware of these needs and begin using Leader Connection Questions to meet them, professional relationships are made stronger and barriers to success are removed.
9P | HUDDLE FOR CRITICAL OUTCOMES
When teams are experiencing immense change or periods of disruption, leaders can bring attention to the priorities by creating routine team huddles to test ideas, monitor progress, and learn as changes are implemented.
9P | HOW FOCUS LEADS TO RESULTS
After leaders spend time developing strategic plans for the organization, they connect with their teams about what actions matter the most. Using a narrow focus, leaders align the organization’s larger goals to individual quarterly goals, and conduct regular progress monitoring to maximize results.
SCHOOL HOUSE PODCAST | IT’S ALL GREAT UNTIL I’M ON A CALL
Working from home while your child is learning from home has its ups and downs. In this episode of the School House Podcast, Studer Group colleague and parent-friend, Dee Dee Thompkins offers her best tips for minimizing interruptions during work calls and meetings. She also shares how daily huddles with her children have been a game changer.
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