Lessons for Leaders 97: Why Leaders Need to Get Back to the Floor

Why Leaders Need to Get Back to the Floor

What on earth is back to the floor?

I start with that and why I’m covering the subject of why leaders need to get back to the floor (it was inspired by my wonderful friend and leader Tina).  I’m also covering:

  • Why it’s important to know first-hand what’s happening on your shop floor
  • Some real life examples and stories of how back to the floor worked, and how it didn’t
  • One really, really important question to ask yourself

I share stories from my experience in the corporate world as well as my friend Tina’s feedback too, to give you some real life examples – some are funny, some are lovely and one is a little shocking.

Why Leaders Need to Get Back to the Floor

What on earth is back to the floor?

Why Leaders Need to Get Back to the Floor

Here’s one of the key things ….

Without that interaction, engagement and visibility not only would you feel unappreciated and disconnected from the business, but you wouldn’t know or understand your position in the organisation, what you should be doing and what outcomes you should be striving towards. 

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Emma Langton

Emma Langton

Executive Leadership Coach

Emma hosts the Lessons for Leaders podcast. Each week she brings you lessons, learnings, tips and advice to enable you to lead with ease in business, without stress, doubt and overwhelm so that I help you to increase your performance, be resilient and thrive in life. Emma has been providing coaching, training and therapeutic support for executives since setting up her business in 2011. Prior to that she spent over 20 years with people at the top of national and multi-national training and communication businesses.


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