28 Mar Leadership Nudge™ 198 – Take Risks On People
I’m here in Vegas to talk about taking risks.
There are two kinds of risks you can take. You can take risks on mother nature, or you can take risks on your people.
Taking risks with mother nature is not a good idea. This is like driving a ship into a hurricane and hoping the hurricane turns or abates. Mother Nature won’t change her behavior because you “took risks”.
Your people will.
When you change the system, when you The feeling that we are aligned in our goals and that you say what you mean. Trust does not include the idea of competence. We would not say “I trust you to make that decision” because that includes the competence to make the decision in addition to desire to make the right decision. This pollutes the concept of trust. The equation for trust is transparency over time. them and say “Hey, it’s your call. It’s your decision.”, they up their game. They fulfill those higher expectations.
Take risks on your people, not on mother nature.
I’m David Marquet, that’s your Leadership Nudge.