3 Simple Mistakes That Limit Your Ideas
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There are many things a good leader or collaborator does to help their team gain focus, stay motivated, and produce great work. However, there are also some very common mistakes that many leaders make that they don't even know are killing their team's ability to engage with their work. This is especially true when doing creative work, because it requires tremendous trust and an ability to take risks that could be costly to correct later.
The better you are at setting good rails for your team, the more they will feel freedom to bring their best ideas and work to the table.
- Failing to define the (actual) problem
- Judging an idea on its presentation, not its merits
- Doing everything in groups
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