Unleash the potential of your team

“People don’t need to be managed, they need to be unleashed.”
— Richard Florida

Pop quiz - For each member of your team, do you know:

  • their career ambitions?
  • what success looks like for them?
  • how they like to be recognized? 
  • how they want to grow?
  • how they want to contribute to the world?


As a manager, you are responsible for cultivating the members of your team to enable performance beyond what the sum of the individuals alone could achieve.  

Take time to understand and tap into the motivations of each individual and see what potential you can help unleash.


Now it's your turn.  What tips do you have to unleash the potential of those around you?  Go ahead and tell me in the comments below.