MVP: Put people first
Each morning when Bill arrived at the office, he would check in with each person. He would stop at their desk or pop into their office, say good morning, ask how they were doing, and then ask about a family member or event that he had heard them talk about previously.
He did this every day.
Was it a strategy to increase worker performance or satisfaction?
No. In fact, Bill wasn’t in the leadership hierarchy.
However, Bill understood something that every leader needs to embrace.
People before purpose. Not so we can improve performance or outcomes, but because…
People are the purpose.
Today’s intention: When you interact with people, ask yourself these three questions:
Bonus: If you don’t know, ask them. Getting to know people is a great way to increase how much we care about them, and that makes it easier to put them first.