Share your vision of success with your employees. It’s something they can win if they put out the effort. They’ll get excited about success when they know you’re excited.
“I think our manager is burned out,” one project team member told another.
The second one agreed: “I’ve noticed that he’s been a bit short-tempered lately.”
“That’s not what I mean,” the first one said. “Yesterday, he sent me down to the lunchroom to get him a cup of coffee.”
“What’s wrong with that?”
“Instead of just giving me a list, he drew out his instructions on a network diagram.”
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