When you start your own business, you have leadership thrust upon you, whether you’re ready for it or not, and I’ve seen plenty of people who have never even led a team, let alone a business, completely transform in taking on that responsibility and rise to the occasion.
People often enter team-building activities with feelings of trepidation, suspicion, and nervous intrigue. If you’ve ever sat in a circle of chairs while sporting an illegible name badge and peered across at a colleague with a droll smile, then you might sympathize with these negative perceptions.
The high-level of stress entrepreneurs deal with often precludes them from seeing how they interact with their team members. If you’re a bad boss, not only do your employees suffer, but so does your business.
When you honestly care, you’re going to face three kinds of obstacles. Press forward. Improve. Press forward. Improve. Don’t expect others to carry what is yours to carry. And don’t allow others to guilt you into carrying what is theirs.
Frequently you have to deal with staff members who do not get along. This is one of those things that is just part of human nature. However, you cannot ignore these problems because they will only get worse with time.
We recently looked at why it can be so difficult to receive. When combining the many “scarcity messages” society provides us along with a lack of self-worth the results can be devastating. This to the point of consciously knowing we’ve earned the right to receive while subconsciously—and unconsciously—not allowing ourselves to do so.
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