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“Leadership is always dependent on the context, but the context is established by the relationships we value.” — Margaret Wheatley
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Struggling with what to do about incentive pay, merit raises, and other motivators? In Alfie Kohn’s words:
“The inequitable application of incentives is irritating and likely to cause resentment, but the more important point is that they’re counterproductive regardless of the particulars. In fact, the larger the reward, the greater its potential to disrupt relationships, undermine interest in the work itself, and lower the quality of that work.” — Alfie Kohn
Have a look at Alfie’s site.
An undeveloped skill in most leaders is the ability to see systems. Check out this website for an entire library on the subject
Take a break – a one minute vacation. Pull yourself off-stage, drop your shoulders and relax your neck, visualize an escape place, take a deep breath and go on a mental vacation for 60 seconds.
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