Everyone leaves an emotional wake behind their interactions. You've probably observed this in your personal life. After you talk to certain people, you feel great and inspired. Others make you feel tired. When you're a leader, your emotional wake has outsized importance. In this video, learn how to leave behind a feeling of confidence and commitment when you interact with your team.
(moderate music) … - Your emotional wake as a leader … is the feeling you're leaving behind. … So think about a boat going through the water, … the wake pushes out and it leaves … a much wider ripple than the boat itself. … The same is true in leadership. … - That's right, and I'm glad you brought this up, Elizabeth, … because I know I've certainly observed this … in my personal life as well, and you probably have too. … After you talk to certain people, … you feel great, you feel inspired … because they have a positive emotional wake. … Talk to other people, you feel tired, you feel dispirited. … See, when you're a leader, … your emotional wake has a really outsize importance. … - Absolutely, and there's a few places … you want to pay special attention … to the type of emotional wake you're leaving. … The first is your one-on-one conversations. … How are your teammates leaving those conversations? … Do they feel confident and excited … about what they're going to do for the next week, …
- Aligning your team and setting goals
- Holding high-impact one-on-ones
- Delivering feedback
- Navigating team conflict and change
- Recruiting talent
- Leading through disruption