When a trainer at The Charlotte Observer posted the words “Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing,” asking where my team was in its development, it changed our perspective entirely. I’ve since posted these four words many times with teams I’ve led – again this week with The 100 Companies.
We’re busy building an international membership in 16 markets with many more in the queue. Meeting deadlines throughout the week inevitably leads to stress and, occasionally, conflict. Allowing your team the chance to discuss where they are on the journey can be cathartic.
The benefits don’t only pertain to work. Try assessing personal relationships.