We all make mistakes. Mistakes at work, lapses in judgement, an ill-timed comment to a respected co-worker… it’s how we frame those, how we handle them that makes the difference. You get to choose how you respond, every… single… time.
Culture takes time, attention and work. Successful companies, those with an eye towards longevity, learn that nurturing culture & investing in teams is the surest way to secure a bright, innovative and flourishing future.
High performance teams out perform all other configurations of teams by up to 80%. These teams share certain characteristics such as trust, respect, accountability and vulnerability. To achieve the kind of results that your team is capable of takes work.
A great follower and a great leader together make a movement, a startup, a business. A great team inspires more and more people to join the wave. For success to be achieved, someone has to come up with the idea and someone has to say, yes to it and buy in (it can't be your mom).
“There’s something really interesting that happens when a company can’t fit around one table anymore — things just start to get a lot harder,” says Graham. “Where it used to be simple to communicate, people suddenly complain that they don’t know what’s going on anymore. They don’t know why you’re making certain decisions. They don’t know each other as well. They don’t know what they should be doing. I’ve seen so many companies really struggle in this phase.”
"A recent international study surveyed more than 500 business leaders and asked them what sets great employees apart. The researchers wanted to know why some people are more successful than others at work, and the answers were surprising; leaders chose “personality” as the leading reason."