At staff meetings, each person took a minute to summarize where they had been slipping up recently. Slip ups were OK, but no one wanted to report the same slip ups week in and week out. As a result, the exercise provided strong motivation for behavior change. Moreover it provided productive team building around real issues. The team dealt with challenges as opposed to sweeping them under the rug.
Something to try:
1. Identify 1-2 places where you're not following your own advice.
2. Come clean to yourself (and others if appropriate) about this.
3. Take action to practice what you preach.
4. This will re-introduce power into places where you've lost some.
Question: Where don't you practice what you preach?
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