Whoever is the leader of an organization, business, team, class, or church will set the climate of the workplace, office, room, clubhouse, etc...each morning immediately when he or she walks into the presence of those being led. Those in charge have a power that comes with their position to positively affect how people feel about themselves and their work (team, class, group, organization, church, etc...) simply by how they walk into the room. By using this power wisely, the leader can bring the group up to a greater level of production (feeling good about what they do) and pride (feeling good about themselves) by practicing these six good-morning greetings.
1. Walk In With A Smile On Your Face
2. Acknowledge Their Presence By Making Eye Contact
3. Say Good Morning In A Friendly Way
4. Ask Them How They Are Doing With A Genuine Concern
5. Find Something Positive To Say In A Kind Way
6. Let Those You Lead Know You Are Available If Needed
These six simple steps done consistently everyday by the leader will have a tremendous positive impact on those being led, leading to greater productivity and pride. However, the opposite is true as well. By walking in with a negative attitude or without positive affirmation of those you lead, your group, class, employees, team, etc...will be less productive. Just as there are 6 powerful things to do when you walk in each day leading to greater productivity (feeling good about what they do) and pride (feeling good about themselves), there are 6 things not to do.
6 Things Not To Do When You Walk Through The Door Each Morning
1. Come Into The Office In A Grumpy Mood
2. Offer An Unfriendly Good Morning
3. Fail To Make Eye Contact
4. Walk Right Past Them Never Acknowledging Their Presence
5. Be More Concerned About Getting Your Work Done Than Greeting Those You Lead
6. Say Something Negative First Thing In the Morning
How we start the day as leaders will set the tone for the day among those we lead. By starting the day with these six good-morning greetings and avoiding the six things not to do, the production and pride among the group will greatly increase.