Great leaders do something special. They know how to motivate their team and get them excited about what’s ahead.
Bad leaders, you can guess, do the opposite. Bad leaders know how to demotivate their team.
They’ll sap the energy from any project. They’ll make their team doubt their abilities. They’ll leave people frustrated.
Demotivation doesn’t serve your team well. Rather, demotivation brings your team down. Demotivation makes your team angry and frustrated. Demotivation will send your team looking for new opportunities.
But so many leaders do this. They fall into a pattern of negative leadership that harms their teams.
So, lets take a look at 6 ways to demotivate your team and learn from this negative leadership habit.
1. Talk negatively about your team: Want to demotivate your team faster than anything else? Talk about your team in negative terms. Let other people within your organization know that you’re disappointed with them.