8 Things Your Employees Need 0

8 Things Your Employees Need

In this article, Jeff Hayden says that the number one thing your employees need is freedom.  “Whenever possible, give your employees the freedom to work the way they work best.” Micro-managing comes at a cost. You hired people to work for you because your company was growing and you could not do everything yourself. You selected your employees because they had the skills you needed and their attitude towards the job, the company mission and your customers was very similar. Yet, after you give them their job assignments, you find yourself second guessing everything they are doing.

Help your employees help you. Teach them your expectations. Show them what you want, then step back and let them do it. If you have done your job correctly, they will be the “shadow of  the leader”.

Give your employees the freedom to innovate, create and be exceptional