In the past episodes, we’ve spent quite a bit of time talking about dealing with difficult people – how to coach them, guide them and have conversations with them. Today, we get into managing the most important segment of our team – folks that are exceptional at their job.
Often, our top performers in our organizations tend to be the ones that we spend the least amount of time with, mainly because we believe they have the situation under control and they don’t need our help. However, this is by far not the best way to maximize the performance of our top performers.
On this episode, we cover the topic of coaching folks who are great at their job and the challenges that come with it. Tune in to find out why it’s so important to take the time to guide your top performers and how to do it the right way.
What You’ll Learn From This Episode:
- Why managers tend to avoid top performers.
- How behavior that make top performers successful may also damage relationships with other team members.
- The most important thing you can do for top performers as a manager.
- What you can do to help folks who are great at their job.