The One Thing Your Team Wants You to Stop Doing – Vineet Nayar – Harvard Business Review

The One Thing Your Team Wants You to Stop Doing – Vineet Nayar – Harvard Business Review.

This piece is a collation from a survey that the author did via Facebook and in fact lists a few things that leaders may want to try:

Don’t obfuscate; tell it like it is.  He attributes this to being typical of Generation Y.

“Let people know where they really stand. They know how to win if we tell them the score.”

Stop telling me what I know.

“It’s time leaders moved from being knowledge-providers to enablers.”

Don’t stray; walk the talk.

Stop playing favorites.

Don’t be a boss, be a leader.

“There was an unmistakable call for appreciative, empathetic, respect-worthy leaders. “Lead by example, not by rules,” wrote one young man on Facebook. “Stop trying to control people…,” added another. A third quoted Gordon Selfridge: “A boss inspires fear, a leader inspires enthusiasm.” “

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