How can we get managers to shift the conversation and approach leadership from the employee's point of view?
We're in peak economic cycle with candidates/employees having the advantage when it comes to options. That means the best companies are developing game plans for how they can help their managers position themselves as career agents for their employees, including:
--How to encourage managers to include WIIFM (What’s in it for me?) in every conversation with employees
--Why having an approach to coaching skills is a must
--Ways to prepare managers (through training) to change their leadership style, framing all goal and performance conversations through the eyes of career development for employees.
Of course, it doesn't happen overnight. It take as focused approach on the part of HR and Learning & Development organizations.
Take a look at the video below to check out the conversation with Ed/Alison/KD...