It’s important that we check in regularly on how our teams, and the individuals who make them up, are doing. It’s also sometimes important to do things that may be unpopular, but are good for the long-term health of your team.
What can you do to encourage yourself to see situations differently? What reminders are available to you to be certain you are gathering enough detail or finding the beauty, even in challenging situations? How can you commit to taking unique and creative approaches that might yield better results for your organization?
Working relationships are made through the hundreds or thousands of interactions we have with our colleagues and those we lead. It is essential to be intentional in our interactions to build positive, productive relationships that benefit our organization.
As a social media manager, I would have never posted what they chose to post. What did they hope to gain? Did they carefully consider the tone of the post and all of it’s implications? Was it just one person who had an axe to grind, or was this decision made intentionally by a group of people knowledgeable about social media and the possibility of negative backlash?