Have you noticed there’s often quite a difference between what people say they’ll do and what they actually do? New Year’s Resolutions in particular; goodness knows how many gym memberships are taken up in January only to be cancelled in February or March!
Maybe you have some ‘less-than-committed’ people around in your work organisation too? If the gym membership example I just mentioned resonates with you as a leader, then maybe you really do need to get some help for your team. After all, the same type of thinking that has people quitting the gym is highly likely to manifest itself in the workplace too! Notably when it comes to overcoming inevitable obstacles and challenges in pursuit of company and personal objectives…
Strong belief and desire are prerequisites to getting desirable results…
Whenever you set plans, objectives, goals, targets and general ‘things to do’, do you consider the mindset of the people tasked with achieving them? It’s an important question – especially if you’re serious about creating better outcomes over the next twelve months. Why is it important? Because their thinking style (mindset) is what drives their day-to-day behaviour and ultimately their results.
Remember: The quality of your results can never exceed the quality of your thinking!
Be honest and take a few moments to consider: What individual and collective mindsets do you regularly observe at work? (If you’d like a confidential chat about this employee engagement subject, you’re very welcome to DM or call me).
The good news is; when a whole organisation learns how to shift their individual and collective level of expectation – truly astounding results can be achieved! You may settle for somewhere in-between but how about moving from ‘Tip Toes to a Thundering Herd ‘in 2017?
PS: More to come on Mindfulness and Wellbeing for your people shortly…
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