- Babe Ruth stayed a pitcher and never got his chance to swing?
- Phil Collins never got his shot as a front man and he remained the drummer?
- Most people who seem lazy in the workplace aren’t. They just don’t love what they are doing.
- A leader who puts their “aces in their places” knows:
- The value of their people
- The vision of the company
- How to leverage each to bring out the best of both
- The average leader fills positions based on need and experience.
Everyone on your team has a unique skill in some capacity
- Are you allowing them to exercise it?
- Are you nurturing it?
- Are you leveraging it to your team’s advantage?
Put them in a position for 100% success
- If they have a mastered skill that they love to
do, find out how you can most effectively showcase it!
- They will be happier in their work
- They will succeed easily
- They will do the best by your brand standard
- THEY ARE HAPPY
- Everyone wins
- …or do they?
- Cross-training is, and will always be, incredibly important.
- You should never have only 1 expert at a particular position
- You should, however, encourage stability and consistency amongst your staff and their positions
- The employee is master of their domain
- Optimum performance; optimum output
- Individual and team success
- Serves as a pride point
- Great way to recognize skills
- Just because the employee is great at a job doesn’t mean they enjoy it
- Limited bandwidth of experience gained if not cross training