In this video, Lisa and Elizabeth share how you can offer a different point of view without making your boss wrong.
- There's a lot of information out there…about what to do when you mess up,…but a lot less about what to do…when you see your boss mess up.…You know my father worked for some very…high level people in government,…and he always told me, "Part of your job is to keep…"your boss from making mistakes."…Think about all the political dramas…in the movies you've seen about Presidents and their staff,…especially the Chief of Staff.…The President depends on her or his staff…to catch them before they make an error.…
It's a tough spot to be in, but not speaking up…when you see your boss making…a mistake is not fair to your boss.…Now there are two types of mistakes,…private mistakes and public mistakes.…First, let's talk about private mistakes.…These are when you boss is about to make…a bad decision or do something that will hurt them.…Stepping up as a leader means helping your boss…avoid a potential blunder that could be public later.…When you see your boss making a mistake on their own,…not in public, you probably want to pull them aside…
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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.