A Recipe to Nourish Your Team and Culture

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

~ Andrew Carnegie

A Recipe to Nourish Your Team and Culture

By Jon Gordon

  • Stir the pot with love
  • Lead with optimism
  • Share the vision
  • Build trust
  • Fill the void with positive communication
  • Add a big dose of transparency and authenticity
  • Create engaged relationships
  • Combine inspiration, encouragement, empowerment and coaching
  • Fill up with appreciation
  • Heat with passion
  • Bring it all together with unity (Gordon, p. 162).

From: Gordon, J (2010).  Soup: a recipe to nourish your team and culture.  Hoboken NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Reprinted with permission from the OSU Leadership Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, (614) 292-3114, http://leadershipcenter.osu.edu

Coaching Call To Action

This week consider what your team needs from you to be the best they can be.  What will you continue doing, start doing and stop doing?