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Manage to Engage

Aug 30, 2018

Do you see the pure potential of every human being that works for you? When you can see something greater than even they can see, and you hold that for them, you are taking responsibility for your role in developing them.

 

To help you do that, we’re going to frame each of your employees as a TV show, and that...


Aug 27, 2018

One of the most important and underutilized aspects of developing a new practice is examining the obstacles that tend to get in the way. So before we start exploring how to run development meetings that do work, we’re going to use this episode to acknowledge why most development meetings actually DON’T work.


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Aug 23, 2018

In the last episode, we discussed the power of embracing curiosity as a spiritual practice and personal value. I want you to keep that in mind over the next three episodes (or go back and listen if you haven’t already) because being curious and asking questions are integral components of development meetings that...


Aug 20, 2018

In the last episode, we revealed the Why behind asking great questions: it’s a tool that helps people get to where you want the to be, without telling them how to do it.

 

And today we’re going to explore how you actually use this tool more effectively by embracing curiosity as a practice. Being curious is a...


Aug 16, 2018

We discussed the Zen story of the monk two episodes back, which demonstrated the way your actions elicit the behavior of the people around you and the way you experience life. So if you play the role of a supervisor (as opposed to a manager) and just tell people what to do, they’re just going to do what you say.

 

But...