"It is really hard to get the right people in the right seats and have them all fully engaged and living up to their full potential. But don’t quit now." New post by coaching expert Madeleine Blanchard.
Why are perceptions of power so important to understand? Because of their impact on motivation. A leader’s use of power can undermine people’s need for autonomy, relatedness, and competence. Motivation expert Susan Fowler shares ways to avoid negative aspects.
When managers don’t take time to connect with direct reports other than issuing orders, the result is work that proceeds slowly and often needs to be redone. By the time its gets to that point, the relationship is already strained.