Is Loyalty Holding You Back?

The Art of Online Business

29-09-2023 • 25分

Ever wondered about the dynamics of your team and how its structure could be hindering your business' growth? With a focus on loyalty's impact on business, we'll delve into a real-life case study of a business where an over-loyal team member was an obstacle to growth and development.

You'll discover how the GWC framework can help assess your team's skills and motivation. We'll also unravel how this information can pinpoint organizational needs and address any misalignment. And as a cherry on top, I'll let you in on a personal story that will illuminate how to make the tough decisions that can set your business on the path to success.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The impact of loyalty on business
  • Real-life case study of an over-loyal team member hindering your business’ growth.
  • Exploring team dynamics and their impact on business.
  • Introducing the GWC framework for assessing team skills and motivation.
  • Using the framework to pinpoint organizational needs and address misalignment.

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02:15 — Rick shares a personal story about loyalty and how it can hinder progress in business
07:15 — Challenges of addressing performance issues and resistance to role changes
13:36 — Importance of aligning roles and responsibilities with the vision of the business
22:36 — Increasingly common occurrence in mature businesses
22:46 — Conclusion: Process for handling the situation effectively

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