You’ve been given the opportunity to put together your own team. What kind of people do you want?
People with a POSITIVE ATTITUDE. Do they display a positive outlook on life? Psychologists use the term “growth mindset” to describe those whose world view is of a positive nature. People who have a growth mindset are:
open to a belief of their ability to change
can innovate, adapt and overcome
they can learn new ways to do things
they aren’t afraid to fail
they want and expect feedback for their own improvement
they like to be around people who challenge them
they don’t fall in love with their own viewpoint
they understand that relationships with people make the difference.
People who like to LEARN
Are they curious?
Are they willing to ask questions and learn from others or do they think they already know it all?
Do they have a plan of personal growth for themselves and are following it?
Can they be a respected source of knowledge for others?
People who are BUILDING & MAINTAINING POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS
You need to consider someone who likes people
Someone who likes to listen
Someone who is patient and understanding
Someone who wants to understand people and their point of view
People who respect and want to serve others
People who are willing and able to TEACH OTHERS
Someone with a skill that will broaden the knowledge of the team
Someone who has a passion to share knowledge
Someone who will freely share what they know
Someone who will reflect often to improve the knowledge they impart