One of the first mistakes new managers make (and some seasoned ones) is trying to fix everything. And worse, they are creating the environment where their team will just keep coming to them with problems and this creates a dependency on you.
Now, why it can be nice to be needed, it’s NOT how you become and effective, and influential leader.
You need to make sure your team keep their own monkeys, and you support them.
Have a listen and tell me how you’re going to use this information!
I really needed to re-look at this model, thanks Emma. It seems each thing that comes up I/we need a reminder of how to handle each situation but at the end of the day it’s all a similar solution.
It’s great – it’s like stepping out of the drama cycle!
Yes Debbi! You’re right – it IS a similiar solution. Good luck with it!