When you first hear about an affirming culture, you may think the culture will be weak or timid. You may think your organization doesn’t need to affirm the abilities of your team.
If this is your line of thinking, you would be incorrect. Your team needs to be affirmed. You need to tell your team “Good job on completing the project ahead of time” or “You know, you’ve been on time for a full year. You are awesome.”
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What Is Affirmation?
You may come from a culture where affirmation isn’t common. You may not even know what affirmation is.
If you’re wondering what affirmation is, wonder no more. Affirmation is the act of validating or confirming a person or their actions.
Affirmation isn’t pandering to someone. Instead, it is recognizing what they’re doing or who they are and choosing to say something positive. Read more...
What do you think about when you hear “Win the heart?” Does your mind wander to the love of your life and how you wooed her off her feet? Or does it make you think of your little princess and how she constantly makes you fall in love with her over and over again?
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What if I told you winning the heart isn’t only for your family and relationships. Winning the heart goes way beyond this. Winning the heart works not only with family, winning the heart works with those you lead.
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Why You Need To Win The Hearts Of Your Team
Mark Miller, in his great book, Win The Heart, discusses the topic of winning the heart of your team. He makes a strong and valid case on why you need to look at the hearts of those you lead. Read more...
Today’s Reel Leadership article takes you back to 1980s… Well, not really but the movie featured in this article will. Bumblebee, the latest movie in the Transformers movie series, transports you back to the ’80s with an interesting story and fantastic visuals.
After 5 Michael Bay explosion fests, director Travis Knight, the director from Kubo And The Two Strings, gets things right. Bumblebee is the movie you and I, as Transformers fans, have longed for since the 1986 Transformers: The Movie premiered. The new Transformers Bumblebee is a prequel to the Michael Bay films. But better.
There is a war raging on Cybertron. The Autobots are losing. And Bumblebee (Dylan O’Brien) is sent to Earth to prepare the way for the rest of the Autobots. Unfortunately, Bumblebee is damaged, loses his memory, and his ability to speak. This doesn’t stop the action, or leadership lessons, from coming your way. Read more...