Find your praise “blind spots”

Data. data. data.

Structured data has helped me be the husband / father I’ve wanted to be, so what about manager?

Small change.

While I didn’t have 5 coins, I did have the data and a desire to change. So every Friday I should have at least 2 people who are from our west coast office or not in SEO to shout out. It was an opportunity to pause, think, and any week when I didn’t have someone to shout out, I set up a coffee chats the following week with a few non SEO team members or West coast team,

Dear manager your team will fill in gaps.

This past week one of my top performers asked, “Wil, are we cool?, You haven’t responded to two of my messages”. When I looked back both messages were this person giving me an answer to an important project, and I didn't respond saying “Thank you this is what I needed” because it was what I needed I just saw the answer and kept moving, but to that person it was a potential signal to say … is something up? Thank God they reached out, most won’t.

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Wil Reynolds

Wil Reynolds

Serial Underdog @seerinteractive doing SEO, Marketing, & Stuff, I am whatever you say I am.