I’m a big fan of leadership and how the best leaders inspire people. Great leaders create an atmosphere where the energy for the team’s success comes from within the team members. Energy flows from the team to the stakeholders and customers. The energy, excitement and creativity are organic, natural and authentic.
That energy is also very fragile. It doesn’t take much to deflate a team. Like a big balloon, insensitive attitudes and actions can deflate team members, but when those actions are honest mistakes, most people can, and will, overlook them for a while… So I thought we’d have some fun with the idea. Here are my top 12 signs of un-leadership or demotivators.