Summary of Creating Passion-Driven Teams

How to Stop Micromanaging and Motivate People to Top Performance

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Creating Passion-Driven Teams book summary
Create the right conditions and your employees will motivate themselves.

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Don’t try to motivate your employees by manipulating them; be honest with them and you’ll discover that they motivate themselves. Don’t humiliate them when they make mistakes; instead, treat errors as valuable learning experiences. Don’t automatically tune staffers out when they speak; listen and you will discover a lot. Don’t hold meetings just to meet; make sure every conference has a purpose. And above all, don’t micromanage, because that drives good people out the door. This is an ample list of management “don’ts.” But what should you do to manage well? Training expert Dan Bobinski says the answer is simple: Provide the conditions that will spark passion in your people. Although his anecdotes are overly simplified and may seem contrived, getAbstract believes Bobinski presents his points persuasively. His colorful, elementary guide will give newbie supervisors and human resource managers much pause for thought.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why your company needs “passion-driven teams”
  • How to instill fervor in your employees
 

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Setting the Stage for Teamwork
Human beings have organized themselves into teams since squads of cavemen surrounded and killed wooly mammoths. The best teams are passionate about their work – and you can’t forge or force that kind of spirit. It bubbles up from within the hearts, souls ...
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About the Author

Dan Bobinski is a training specialist, executive coach, consultant, columnist, author and keynote speaker. He is president and CEO of a leadership development and management training firm.


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    Siti Laisah Abus 3 years ago
    Very useful..thank you.
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    P Jaipuria 3 years ago
    Author Dan Bobinski is very constructive in his thoughts of building the people in any Organisation. in fact it is the contribution of PEOPLE that contribute a lot in making things superbly and flawlessly happen in both the PROCESS and PERFORMANCE. Passion is just like the necessary fuel required to ignite fire in one to keep the journey towards the GOAL. He has carefully found the underlying characteristics of a leader to build people, motivate them and getting them empowered who in turn are responsible to deliver the goods in timeline. Yes LISTENING is a great quality to attract the best attention of the the people in the desired direction which creates the base of influence. Excellent piece to find in review.

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