Support. Challenge. Caring. Friendship.
Is this how you’d describe your reporting relationships?
When launching a new coaching partnership today, the conversation between leader and sponsor (i.e. her boss) was filled with candour, commitment, and genuine care for each other.
The more senior leader even brought her employee a cup of tea to soothe her cough.
We know people join companies and leave managers. We know engagement is in the toilet, and that leadership accounts for 70% of engagement variance (Gallup).
We know people want to feel appreciated and connected.
And yet why do leaders hesitate to build deep and meaningful relationships with their people?
Do the right thing - the human thing - and build deep, long-lasting relationships with your people.