As a leader, there are many things within a business can that pop-up that distract you from connecting with your team in person. Emails or phone calls can be an effective way to manage your relationships with your employees but while they are useful tools, the power of in-person leadership cannot be understated.
Have you ever had a boss who did not listen to you? Listening is the key to not only connecting with your people but also allows you to gain insights into the way they think and allows for brand new ideas to be presented.
People say that you don't quit jobs, you quit the boss. There are some terrible bosses out there who will take up people's time and show no appreciation for what their employees contribute. On the other side of the coin, there are great bosses whom work everyday to grow their team to be as successful as possible. Here are a few things you can do to avoid losing your best employees by being a great boss.