Once your are a living image of empowerment inside your team, it’s time to take the next step and unleash your employees potential to push through performance goals and raise the bars that lead to success.
But how can I empower my team? Here are some tips you can use!
Explain empowerment benefits.
Tell them why you want them to take initiative and how it can provide benefits such as more efficient problem solving, and out-of-the-box ideas that could stimulate growth.
Give teams the flexibility to make certain decisions without prior approval. Make that a normal part of how you do business and satisfaction will go through the roof.
Provide encouragement and recognition.
Recognize calculated risk-taking efforts even if they don’t pan out. Make them aware that it’s more about how they react to and learn from mistakes than the fact that a mistake was made.
When creative thinking pays off, offer some perks and make sure everyone in the office sees that initiative has its rewards.
Make a commitment to empower your team, you might be surprised by the improvements in productivity this could bring to your business.