Speaker, trainer & coach Roger Reece speaks to a group of managers in a Leadership Development seminar in 2011, describing how “victim monologues” – his term for the mental model that causes a person to unconsciously cast him- or herself as a victim in various situations – are what lie behind most of the chronic complainers and demotivated employees in the workplace. He explains the manager’s responsibility to make their employees successful: to make them accountable for their performance; to learn how to motivate them; and most of all, to learn how to change the flawed mental models that hinder their ability to succeed and be happy, at work and in their personal lives.
Great stuff! Perfect example of the benefits of a changed perspective.
LegacyYour significance in this world is not measured by what you have attained, or what you have left behind; rather, it is realized by what continues on without you.
Quality DeliverablesThe quality of a team's output is in direct relationship to their leaders' willingness to encourage, empower, and embrace their input. (Graphic)
Leader or Manager?An analysis of whether your most essential assets are anything other than your employees will be evidence of whether you are a leader or simply a manager.
The Key …Behind every storm cloud, there is a bright tomorrow. The key is in knowing how to find tomorrow, today. (Graphic)
PerspectiveOur perception is greatly based upon our point of view. Create a new perspective, by changing your POV. (Graphic)
By ExampleWhy would we ask our employee’s to perform a task that we ourselves are not willing to do?
Where is your passion?Our passions originate from experiences which have altered our perception …
Staff MotivationYour staff is not motivated by how much you know, but by how much you know, they know. (Graphic)
Control & PowerIf control and power is what you cherish, you will be no good to those under it. (Graphic)
Patience often surrenders to time, and dreams go unfulfilled… act as if time is fleeting, as it is.
No matter how hard you try, you can never be something that you’re not.