Help Your Direct Reports Hit The Ground Running Monday Morning

Do people dislike Monday morning because they are disappointed the weekend is over or because they dread the week ahead?

There’s not much a leader can do about the disappointment direct reports feel when the weekend is over but they can help make the start of the week less dreadful by helping them understand their job’s priorities.

Use a job accountability matrix to identify the three to five major parts or buckets of the job. Once these accountabilities have been identified, rank them in the order in which you’d like your direct report to think about them at the beginning of the week. Click here to see a sample job accountability matrix.

Helping your directs reports REALLY understand the order of importance of their job accountabilities allows them to focus on what’s important and relieves some of their anxiety over the week ahead.

Empower your direct reports with rank ordered job accountabilities and you’ll experience more success.

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