How to get your team to challenge your ideas

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“Once your team starts holding back their thoughts, your assertive-self will fill the space with more ideas. Soon, your ideas become instructions. And finally, the inevitable happens — one of your ideas turns out to be completely wrong.”

Dave Bailey

A team’s success is not solely dependent on the leader’s ideas and direction; it is primarily influenced by each member contributing to the table. It’s about putting forth an idea and having your team members challenge it to improve it or put forth something even better. Dave Bailey breaks down how to encourage a team to share their ideas and counter the views of the leader. He bases this breakdown on whether you’re dealing with assertive or less assertive individuals and how to bring out their ideas in a confident manner.

Check out the full article by Dave Bailey on The Founder Coach.