Boss’s Tip of the Week: Don’t overestimate your control

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When you’re the boss you’ve got lots of influence, but you don’t control much. You don’t control team members’ attitudes. You can’t motivate them. They motivate themselves.

The fact is that you can’t “make” anything happen. In fact, all you can control is your own behavior.

But there’s good news. You have boatloads of influence. So, use your behavior to influence the behavior and performance of others.

This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a Time.

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