CELEBRATE: Important Leadership Skill That Leads to Team’s Success

Quick question. On a scale of 1-5 (1 = never and 5 = always) how often do you celebrate your successes at work?

I believe that one of the most overlooked leadership skills is a leader’s ability to celebrate wins in the midst of the daily drive towards results.

If you are a leader of leaders, then it’s up to you to intentionally mark your team’s wins, even if you don’t necessarily feel the need to pause and celebrate your own accomplishments.

Imagine a large bucket with your team members’ names on it. You get to fill or drain your team’s emotional bucket based on how well you celebrate their successes. That is leadership skill 101!

WHAT Should I Celebrate?

It’s up to you what you celebrate in your daily interactions with your people. Your own natural filter and lens on life will guide you to celebrate small things or big wins only. Celebrating is simply acknowledging a significant event with a happy activity. Do it in a way that’s...

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HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS: How Great Leaders Build Them, Part 1

 

INTERVIEW WITH SCOT CRISMON, EVP OF AUMENTUM TECHNOLOGIES

At Thrive with Strengths, we are passionate about helping busy leaders reduce friction in their teams while getting better results and building a healthy, positive culture.

In our series Healthy Teams, Thriving Not Striving, we talk to seasoned leaders about what it takes to build and lead healthy, high performing teams. They share their insights, best practices, and occasional missteps, so that we can all become better leader of leaders.

Recently, we sat down with Scot Crismon, the Executive Vice President of Aumentum Technologies at Harris Computer. He has been leading teams  for decades in the IT and software industry, always with the emphasis on delivering results and developing people.

TWS: Welcome, Scot. You do know a lot about building and leading teams. Let’s start off by chatting about why you think teams matter.

SC: I don't think it's any secret that you can always do a lot more with a...

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2 Secrets Great Leaders Know

 

Typically, I don’t like being interrupted while having my morning coffee.

But that day on the patio, sipping coffee with my husband, was different. That day, I saw the topic of leading others with our strengths very differently. 

I would love for you to read my thoughts on the Gallup Blog, where I am a guest blogger this month.

See if you agree with me why it is that some leaders attract talent, while others practically repel it.  

And maybe get some ideas on how you can stay curious about the talents of others, inviting them to bring them to you and your team.

If you’re looking for more ideas around getting the most out of your team, download a copy of the Executive Guide to Healthy Teams.

Follow us on social media and connect with us on LinkedIn.

 

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Gallup CliftonStrengths Assessment

Some call it StrengthsFinder® and some the CliftonStrengths® Assessment

Regardless of the name, it is a simple online assessment for helping you identify your unique talent talents and strengths. It takes about 40 minutes to take and costs about $20.

You can find the details here.

Take it today to begin your Thrive Journey!

 

If you’re looking for more ideas around getting the most out of your team, download a copy of the Executive Guide to Healthy Teams.

Follow us on social media and connect with us on LinkedIn.

 

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