“High performers need direct communication about what they are doing wrong. They need to hear, ‘this is what you did wrong, and this is how you need to correct it,’” […]
There’s an old saying, “if you look around the room and can’t find the dumbest person, then it must be you.” But is being the smartest person in the room the best thing for us as leaders?
The amount of direction you give depends on what you are trying to accomplish. Putting a box around the discussion allows for many thoughts and ideas to be explored. It also prevents the team from hopping down a rabbit trail.