The Latimer Group's Dean Brenner has posted another interesting leadership development podcast encouraging leaders to create a work environment that empowers employees to tackle challenges.
Dean proposes that it all comes down to the choice of words and phrases when communicating with your team. The six most powerful words a leader can say to their team is "I admit I made a mistake." By admitting bad decisions, it encourages others to do the same.
For his other key phrases, listen to his post at the Latimer Group Blog. In case his name sounds familiar, Dean is also the President of the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics, and helps us deliver Leadership Development programs as part of our sponsorship of the team.
If you have some thoughts about powerful words and phrases that you use to motivate your team, I'd love to hear them. Please leave a comment below.