In this video, Lisa and Elizabeth share why being five minutes late, and other seemingly small things, undermine your long-term leadership.
- How often do you send the text sorry…be there in a few?…I'm on my way is a default text reply on an iPhone…so you're not the only one running late.…It happens to everyone, but consistently being late…can undermine your long-term leadership.…And the same is true for other seemingly small errors.…These are things like missing an internal deadline…and holding up a project or forgetting a small promise…like promising to proof your peer's presentation…or not responding to an email or returning a phone call,…or even making a lot of spelling or grammar mistakes.…
While these mistakes may not seem like a big deal…in the moment, but others form an opinion of us…based on the combination of a lot of small actions.…You probably have a good idea on where you struggle…in these smaller things.…For me, I am always on time, to the second, but am…a terrible speller.…While I care deeply about what I write, I started…to see that all the spelling and grammar mistakes…I was making made it look like I didn't care or I wasn't…invested.…
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- Name three ways that you can add value to a meeting.
- Recognize the benefits of including emotional impact in your stories.
- Explain how developing a team mindset can increase efficiency and productivity.
- Identify an easy way to reinforce expectations.
- Determine when it is necessary to tell your boss about a mistake made by a peer.
- Recall the most important benefit of punctuality.