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How Resilient Managers Build Resilient Teams

By: Catherine Fitzgerald

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Catherine Fitzgerald

Founder, The Resilient Manager

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The resilient manager builds resilience and sustainable performance by targeting 4 pillars of intrinsic motivation within individuals and teams.

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Autonomy

The resilient manager understands that autonomy is critical for the motivation and resilience.

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Autonomy links to our innate need to direct and control our own life and work.

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The resilient manager  delegates everything that can be delegated to their teams.

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And, team members are given autonomy to manage their performance as much as possible. 

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The resilient manager creates an environment where mastery is possible.

Mastery

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The resilient manager supports, coaches, and provides relevant training and development opportunities for their team.

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Support

Above all, the resilient manager appreciates that there’s an inherent need to provide a supportive environment to foster resilience within teams.

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The resilient manager helps and supports their team in any way they can. However, the resilient manager never micro-manages their team.

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Purpose

Teams become more motivated and engaged when they believe their contribution is connected to personal goals and organizational targets.

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The resilient manager ensures that their team makes a meaningful and measurable contribution.

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