What's not working in your organization?
And what is the root cause really?
I am thinking about the CEO who was frustrated with his leadership team because they did not speak up in meetings — not noticing that it were his abrasive remarks which triggered the silence.
Or the executive who did not have adult to adult conversations with his direct reports, and then wondered why they behaved like children...
Stop for a moment and consider this: how does your mindset and your behavior contribute to undesired behaviors of others in your organization?
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The fish really does stink from the head down. Organizations are reflections of their leadership. So when you see something you don’t like about your team, the first and best thing to do is pause in front of a mirror. Ask yourself, “What is it about me and the way I lead that is causing this behavior?” You will likely find that you are hiring people like you or that you are perpetuating patterns that exist in your life. [...] If you’re a leader and don’t like the smell in your office, chances are, it is coming from you.