I use the "BEST" acronym as a reminder of what people need when they get started with my organization. They need me to . . .
Believe in them
Share with them
Nurturing benefits everyone. What employees wouldn't be more secure and motivated when their leader believes in them, encourages them, shares with them, and trusts them (BEST)? People are more productive when they are nurtured. Even more important, nurturing creates a strong emotional and professional foundation within workers who have leadership potential. Later, using training and development, a leader can be built on that foundation.