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But they just don't want to do it.....

Updated: Mar 12, 2023

Hey there, small biz leaders! Are you ready to tackle the inevitable challenge of asking your team to do the dirty work? Whether it's taking out the trash, making that tough call to a client, or navigating a new project, you're going to face some serious resistance from your team. But have no fear - we've got your back!

We've compiled a list of tips and tricks that will help you approach these situations with the utmost care and consideration. And who knows? We might even surprise you with a few out-of-the-box ideas that will blow your team's minds (in a good way, of course).

So grab a cup of coffee, put on your thinking cap, and get ready to become the ultimate small biz superhero!

Let's check out a few tips on getting your team to do something they don't want to do, without being a demanding or overcritical boss:


1. Clearly explain the importance of the task: It is important to clearly communicate the reasons why the task needs to be done, and how it contributes to the overall goals of the team or organization. This can help to motivate your team and give them a sense of purpose.

But don't do this in a weird way or overbearing way. Think about taking out filler words. Think about documenting exactly what you want to be done and how. Google coined the term "best practices" create some for your company now that will be taught to every new hire.




2. Offer support and resources: If the task is particularly challenging or outside of your team's expertise, consider offering additional support and resources to help them complete it successfully. This could include providing additional training or assigning a mentor to work with them.You can even take this as far as creating a virtual training or in-person training where you practice tell, show do... first you tell them what to do, then you show them what to do, then you let them do what they were just taught.



3. Be open to feedback and suggestions: It's time to cozy up and listen to your team's thoughts and ideas. Give them a safe space to share their concerns and suggestions so you can work together to achieve amazing results! Remember, you're all in this together - like a pack of adorable puppies snuggled up in a cozy blanket. And if you make a mistake, don't fret! Just be a humble human and share your thought process with your team. So gather 'round the campfire, break out the s'mores, and let's make some teamwork magic!



4. Avoid being overly critical: It is important to give constructive feedback to help your team improve and grow, but it is also important to avoid being overly critical. This can demotivate and demoralize your team and can lead to resentment and turnover. Instead, focus on the progress and progress, and offer specific, actionable feedback.


Getting your team to do something they don't want to do can be a challenging task, but it is important to approach it with care and consideration. By clearly explaining the importance of the task, offering support and resources, being open to feedback and suggestions, and avoiding being overly critical, you can motivate your team and help them succeed. Heck and if this doesn't work, you can always call us, we love to share insights, support your business and lead the way to growing in servant leadership.

Cheers,


The Happiest Team Online


 

Disclaimer:


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Tey Armada
Tey Armada
22 giu 2023

📌Attn: business leaders

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Tey Armada
Tey Armada
08 giu 2023

"...tips on getting your team to do something they don't want to do, without being a demanding or overcritical boss."

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Tey Armada
Tey Armada
06 giu 2023

3-min informative and inspiring read

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Tey Armada
Tey Armada
02 giu 2023

"be open to feedback and suggestions"

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Tey Armada
Tey Armada
23 mag 2023

Thanks SD for sharing tips and tricks on proper approach to different situations in the dental office set up.

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