The Leading Strong Podcast Episode 12: The Skill of Interdependent

The Leading Strong Podcast Episode 12: The Skill of Interdependent

Welcome to The Leading Strong Podcast hosted by 34 Strong Co-Founders Darren Virassammy and Brandon Miller. This episode aired on 10/21/20. You can listen to the Full Episode HERE.

In this week’s episode, hosts Brandon Miller and Darren Virassammy dive into the 9th of the 12 Manager Intelligence Skills – Interdependent.

“I serve us so that we can serve others”

Interdependent teams are built by growing a personal interdependent mindset. Teams that function in interdependence are highly engaged and effective at accomplishing tasks and reaching their goals. This episode will leave you with insights on how you can personally grow as an interdependent manager by sharing credit for success and taking responsibility for setbacks. This endears managers to their team and will bring strong team loyalty.

The Highs and Lows of the Interdependent Skill

  • High: I serve my team so we can effectively serve others. I share the credit for success and take responsibility for setbacks.
  • Low: I am the standout performer on my team. I place my interests above the members on my team.

Book Recommendation of the Week

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

Key Questions

  1. How are you valuing team member contributions?
  2. How are you practicing confident vulnerability?

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Stay Tuned for next week as we dive into the Management Intelligence Skill of Intelligent!