By | Forbes Coaches Council | www.forbes.com
Human beings are unpredictable, and often, how we see ourselves isn’t the same way others see us. This reality seems to be doubly true for individuals who work within a team.
Leaders usually have the most responsibility on their shoulders, and the success of a project relies on their interaction with the team. However, sometimes their rapport with individual team members may be tenuous. This weak connection may eventually lead to a situation where team members voice unexpected negative feedback, throwing off the leader’s consideration of how each member of the team sees them.
Below, nine associates of Forbes Coaches Council talk about how a leader should react to these unexpected opinions from trusted team members to keep the team intact and functional.