As we approach the final quarter of the year, it is inevitable that you or your team will experience lack of engagement. The work of a great leader is to notice the disengagement, understand it then introduce strategies to re-engage people.
Many leaders attribute lack of support to office politics, difficult colleagues and poor business conditions. While it may be true that there are organizational challenges, it’s helpful to consider how your leadership credibility fits into the picture. Are you unknowingly sabotaging your own leadership credibility?
In a recent conversation with a client, he said “I know I should be taking action on this big decision but I just can’t, there are too many circumstances that are preventing it.” That statement got me thinking about what allows leaders to take action inside of circumstances rather than getting stopped in their tracks.