8 phrases every good leader should say with regularity.

  1. What can I do to make your job easier?
  2. Thank you for teaching me.
  3. Thank you for helping me.
  4. Let me finish this first, then I’ll give you my undivided attention.
  5. What do you think?
  6. That’s a good idea.
  7. How long do you think this will take?
  8. You did great work on your task.

There’s a trend in these questions.

  1. Treat your coworkers, employees, and bosses as humans with merit. They deserve to be treated with respect.
  2. Prioritize their well being over your own. Servant leadership creates exponential results.
  3. Appreciation for the people around you goes a LONG way to improving their lives, making them feel valued, and ultimately increase the quality and quantity of their output.

The best part is all of this just takes a few seconds here and there. It’s not difficult and it isn’t time consuming. Just do it!