by: Dan Berger
Our roles as leaders often require us to solve problems and issues that arise at our organizations. Problems can be minor – such as depletion of the office coffee supply (well, here that wouldn’t be so minor); or they can be major – such as departmental discord that impedes output.
1. Communicate. Before you jump right in with a solution, listen and allow everyone to communicate their concerns and thoughts on the issue.
2. Break down silos. Silos within an organization are often a root cause of many problems. Enable team players, not self-promoters, Forbes encourages.
3. Create an open-minded culture. Fill your organization with open-minded, positive people who will tackle problems head on.continue reading »