The Leading Strong Podcast Episode 9: The Skill of Investment

The Leading Strong Podcast Episode 9: The Skill of Investment

Welcome to The Leading Strong Podcast hosted by 34 Strong Co-Founders Darren Virassammy and Brandon Miller. This episode aired on 09/30/20. You can listen to the Full Episode HERE.

In this week’s episode, hosts Brandon Miller and Darren Virassammy dive into the 6th of the 12 Manager Intelligence Skills – Investment. The Manager Intelligence Skills are the habits of what the Best Bosses do – they become the skills that are honed and developed as habits to create sustained teams of highly engaged employees.

During this podcast we will focus on the manager skill of Investment as it
pertains to the time devoted to developing team members. Developing the skill to invest in team members will communicate value to your team and build trust leading to positive outcomes and a more harmonious workplace. This skill in demonstrated in leaders who will help you become the best version of yourself during the season you are working together, and who are unwilling to allow mediocrity to grow in an organization.

The Highs and Lows of the Investment Skill

  • High: I consistently develop my employees using different tools and strategies. I devote my time, talent and energy intentionally to my team for the purpose of achieving their personal growth and our organizational objectives
  • Low: I don’t have any time or energy to spend on employees

Book Recommendation of the Week

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

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