While personality more closely aligns with who we are, Behavior Style reflects what we do and the impact we have on others. Deeply understanding this distinction makes all the difference in relationships.
For good reason, distributed teams are on the rise, but doing them right can be a challenge. Here are several principles to keep in mind to ensure that your team culture remains effective and that distributed arrangements work well for everybody involved.
Can you think of someone who is technically brilliant but lacks people skills? Nine times out of ten their technical brilliance has not been fully utilized because of their inability to master the people side of work.
Changes in mindset become new patterns, preferences, or inclinations. They create a new natural resting place from which our behaviors flow. Improve your mindset and it will become that much easier to make proper use of Behavior Styles or any other behavior-centric techniques.
Receiving feedback often triggers the internal “fight/flight/freeze” mode in each of us because there’s a good possibility that what comes next will not be a positive experience. However, there are some things we can do to make receiving feedback a more productive encounter.