I have been spending a lot of time lately with an impressive team of strategic thinkers working on how to make the most of 2015 (more on this soon!). The sheer number of great ideas and collaborations we have come up with got me thinking about how important it is to Lead Positive in our dealings with others.
Last week I shared with you my five most popular blog posts on using ABT to shift your mindset toward the positive. Today I am highlighting my top five posts of the year on dealing with people the Lead Positive way. If you haven’t read them yet, take a moment to click on the ones that resonate. If you have read them already, now’s a great time to read them again and reflect on the progress you’ve made over the year!
Leaders must set the example for what they want their teams to see, say, and do.
Spend five times more effort on praising people for their progress than on criticizing poor performance.
The substance of your words and your delivery creates a magnetic pull that draws listeners in.
Assume you have something to learn from every person you meet.
Conversations that begin well are more likely to end well.