It’s Back-to-School time and we’re doing ten posts on lifelong learning. It’s hard to believe but we’re already at Post #9.
Today, we want to discuss leadership. It pertains to personal leadership, but we’re going to focus on leading others. We’ve been looking at learning opportunities; we’ll discuss this subject as a teaching opportunity.
When the performance of someone in your charge falls short of expectations, there’s a very important question to ask. You start with this because the answer determines your next move. The question is:
Have I done everything in my power to help this person perform up to expectations?
If the answer is no, determine what else you can do. Then do it.
If the answer is yes, then you may have to take more drastic measures.
Start with yourself for two reasons: