Sometimes you need to give your staff guidance so they know what constitutes a great performance.
Funnily enough, many don’t actually know, and think that turning up on time and staying until 5 pm is going “beyond the call of duty”.
Try some of these suggestions to start the New Year on a positive note:
- AN EXTRA DAY’S WORK DONE EVERY WEEK!
If you turn up 30 minutes early, leave 30 minutes late, and work through your lunch, you can get
Showing discretionary effort means when anyone asks “is somebody going to do so-and-so?” you become somebody.
Every morning ask yourself, “Who am I going to make a positive difference to today?”
Every evening ask yourself, “Who did I make a positive difference to today?”
- (not do, ACHIEVE) in the next 90 days and give it to a peer to hold you accountable.
Write down what you are going to achieve
- LEARN in the next month that will improve the business?
What are you going to
Don’t expect to get praised for doing your job – that’s what you get paid for.
Become visible in the business by making something good happen – deliver before a deadline, get feedback from a client and use it, train someone to do their job better.
- SERVING your bosses, your peers, and your subordinates.
Demonstrate strong team skills by
It’s good to establish a reputation as someone who’s reliable, flexible, and hard-working.
It’s hard to break a good reputation (it’s harder to fix a bad one).
Ok, let’s get on with it!