Is it in your job description to manage the behavior of your team? In this video, learn how being a manager is really managing behavior in the form of conditioning and see how to assess leadership accordingly.
- If I asked you to take a moment…and review your job description,…I bet there is one function you won't find…and that's managing the behavior of your team.…And even though it's not in your job description,…that's exactly what you're doing.…You often don't think in forms of behavior but we should.…Behavior is the key to results,…it drives the process and the people.…And that's what we want to become skilled at,…managing behaviors.…
Well, how do we do that?…By understanding and implementing…a simple management principle.…Managing is really conditioning behavior.…Now I don't know if you are a fan of going to the gym,…I'm definitely not, but I am a former college athlete,…and I can remember pre-season conditioning.…As a volleyball player, our conditioning…consists of all sorts of repetitive activities…to get our sets and spikes just right…and have the best defensive digs.…
Those conditioned repetitive activities…created the behaviors needed to win a game.…This same scenario applies to team performance in business.…
- Recognize the effects of four kinds of leadership weaknesses.
- Determine which questions would be most appropriate to include in an employee assessment framework.
- Identify the acronym used to guide coaching conversations.
- Recognize when to adopt the “people fire themselves” philosophy.
- Explain the benefits of clear boundaries or guidelines for a team’s behavior.