Want to know the #1 thing most teams complain about? Lack of Resources
Leaders often have to ask their team to do more with the current headcount or in some cases less.
Some companies have to reduce budgets based upon the current economic climate.
As we approach year end, most leadership teams begin to outline new goals for the year ahead which usually means the performance bar will increase. When the rumor mill hears the goals being socialized, everyone starts chanting: “We don’t have enough resources!”
The leadership challenge is not a lack of resources.
Instead, it’s teaching your team how to use the resources they already have.
Leaders are often in a position of leadership because they have learned to master the art of the workaround. They know how to creatively leverage resources they already have. It is your job, as a leader, to help your team gain these skills as well.
It’s not how much you have—it’s how you use what you have.
When you hear your team complaining about resources, here are some tools you can leverage to respond:
Or stream it on your favorite podcast platform! It is episode 90 of the Getting Results podcast: What to Do When an Employee Complains About a Lack of Resources? It’s available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, Spotify, and others.
Leaders who grow their team, grow their business!