#2. Failure to deal constructively with frustration, disappointment, and conflict.
Relationships always deteriorate until we learn how to navigate and resolve dark emotions.
Destructive strategies include clamming-up, blowing up, or withdrawing.
Teamwork always degenerates when unresolved issues percolate.
The number of attendees should not exceed the number of people who can have lunch on two medium pizzas. Small teams are better than large teams, even if it hurts your ego. Meetings with many attendees are information sessions where most attendees are passive.
Schedule WHAT-I-LIKE-ABOUT-YOU walkabouts once a day for a week. Use sentences like:
- One thing I like about you is …
- I really like it when you …
- I like working with you because …
If you love to give feedback, but you never seek feedback, you’re toxic.
People who have found purpose leaned into pain and did something about it.