Here is a short quotation from page 9 of Marcus Buckingham’s, Go Put Your Strengths to Work:
While there are many good levers for engaging people and driving performance — levers such as selecting for talent, setting clear expectations, praising where praise is due, and defining the team’s mission — the master lever is getting each person to play to his strengths. Pull this lever, and an engaged and productive team will be the result. Fail to pull it, and no matter what else is done to motivate the team, it’ll never fully engage. It will never become a high-performance team.
Go Team Go.
- Use this week to design work work to play to the unique strengths of each team member you lead.
- Work with the individuals and the team to identify each person’s strengths and double your effort to design team work to be a fit with the unique strengths of your team members.