How to make your staff feel secure and get better productivity – quick tips from Carl Gould your #70secondCEO.
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Hi everyone, Carl Gould here with your #70secondCEO just a little over a one minute investment every day for a lifetime of results.
What I mentioned to my team all the time is they’ll say oh I’m so afraid of getting it wrong. I’m so afraid of it not being right. I remind them constantly, I say how often have I told you no? Like when you’ve come up with an idea how many times have I said no? No, we’re not doing that, and they’ll say well you know that there was that time no, no, you told me yes that time. Yeah, but then there was no, no you gave me the green light on that one too. Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Remember? No, that’s right. You let me run the whole thing. And I said, yeah, I never tell you guys no, like never like never I can’t remember. I can’t remember last time I told you know, so, you know, your ideas are good and almost always is not a question of creativity or not knowing what to do is simply a question of risk. They’re afraid of being wrong, having it impact their job, impact their promotion their review, their status, their whatever right almost always an intangible, but rarely is it that they don’t, they’re not sure what to do. They almost always get it, right? Okay, so we want independent initiative.
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