Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a positive work environment, part of Managing Teams.
People often find it difficult to see the impact of their work. …The larger the organization, the more this is true. …Work arrives for them to complete. They do what they're paid to do and then …the work leaves and goes to the next part of the process. …This is likely how it works for you. The result of this reality is that people …sometimes feel disconnected from the final product or service they're supporting. …They don't understand why their work matters. …Your goal is to help them feel connected, to help them feel purpose, and to make …sure they know their contributions matter.…
Here's the good news. As the leader of the team, you have many …options to make this happen. Most of them fall into one of three main strategies. …Tell them about the outcomes they support, show them evidence that their …efforts support great outcomes, and have others outside of the group show …gratitude to your team. Helping your employees feel purpose by …connecting them to the outcomes they support begins with you. …
- Building initial rapport
- Signaling fairness and integrity
- Communicating proactively
- Facilitating efficient meetings
- Using your authority effectively