Hope – Don’t Leave Home Without It – 10-25-2011
“As the leader, one of your chief responsibilities is to give people hope, to help them see that tomorrow can be better than today. This is not about ignoring the real challenges you may be facing; it’s about deliberately choosing to align everyone around a single-purpose focus: how do we make the organization succeed and what is everyone’s role in achieving this goal?”
The preceding quote is from the latest “DFS Learning e-Blast” article, “Hope – Don’t Leave Home Without It”, by Bruna Martinuzzi.
In this July 12, 2010 posting on the American Express OPEN Small Business Forum the author provide 8 practical tips to inspire yourself and others. The article was written to help leaders reeling from the difficult economic climate keep their teams focused on a promising future.
While our organization’s performance is currently extraordinary, this is exactly the time we must strengthen our ability to lead in difficult times. By building your capabilities as a hopeful and inspiring leader now, you will be equipped to lead your team through any difficult times the future may bring.
More from the article:
“Communicate in person, and often. If you are accustomed to leading via email, now is the time to be more visible than ever. Spend time to craft your message in a way that connects with people and inspires them.”
Read the short article to learn more!
Mike Osorio, your Dare to be Contagious! ™ strategist
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