As a leader, if you find you or your team stuck, it might be time to hit the “reset” button. Here’s some tools and techniques that might help:
TRY THIS: Laughter. Find something funny about the situation, about yourself or just find something funny that will make you laugh. It’s a great stress reliever and magical diffusion device. HERE’s a video (37 seconds) if you need a reset right now.
DO THIS: Sleep on it. Turns out that our brains need to unravel our thoughts and put them back together to fully process information and edit itself.
WITH YOUR TEAM: You might need a reset button to resolve conflicts within your team. In this article, you’ll learn some of the skills you will need like: self-awareness, managing difficult emotions, self-motivation, empathy, and preserving relationships.
IN A RELATIONSHIP: try switching places with the person you have a disagreement with. Other steps include taking your emotions out of the driver’s seat, making a repair and evaluating it’s effectiveness, and discussing the repairs together.
Knowing how to quickly reset relationships, your mindset, or your attitude can serve you well as a leader. Discover the best reset buttons for your team this week and use them to breeze through any obstacles that might pop up.