When you're in leadership, how you speak about your team is a direct reflection of how you, as a leader, are doing. It's easy to vent to other leaders, even to your boss, about your team. But that trap can weaken your perception as a strategic voice in the organization. In this video, learn how to talk about your team in a way that lifts you all up.
(upbeat music) … - [Interviewer] If you only have 90 seconds with your CEO, … what would you say? … I can tell you one thing you shouldn't do … and that's complain about the people on your team. … Even if your team is really challenging to lead, … complaining about them does not position you well … as a leader. … When you complain about people in your team, … it's basically saying, I as a leader, can't manage things … it doesn't make you look good at all. … And sometimes you only have like an elevator ride … to talk to the CEO. … So you have to be really careful about what you're saying … and how you're positioning yourself and your team. … (upbeat music) … So we wanted to get more information … on the best strategic positioning. … So we turn to the expert, Nancy Duarte. … Nancy is known as the storyteller of Silicon Valley. … She's written several books, … she's an expert in strategic positioning … and she is also a CEO. … And Nancy, in your new book "Data Story," … you talk about how to talk to CEOs. …
- Aligning your team and setting goals
- Holding high-impact one-on-ones
- Delivering feedback
- Navigating team conflict and change
- Recruiting talent
- Leading through disruption