Do you know how much more effective positive feedback is to negative attention?
What do you think. Twice as much? Ten times at most?
Try 30. Positive attention is 30x’s more powerful than negative attention in creating high performance on a team. (That comes from Marcus Buckingham & Ashley Goodall.)
Oh, so that means we should all blow smoke up each other’s hoohas?
What it does mean is that you’re not doing anyone too many favors by fixing them all the time. And that you may get more from your team if you shine attention on what’s working instead.
This is the heart of the Gateless Method. Want to see that in action? Get a replay of a recent workshop here.
We use writing, yes, but it’s hardly just for writers.
What you’ll learn is an approach to ideas and craft that can change the way you interact on a team. Come check it out, and if it sounds interesting, let’s talk–because it can be applied to virtually ANY context.
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