How professional development builds your team’s success

Let’s Talk Teams


June 8, 2021


31 min
Should I allow my team members time to develop professionally? How much initiative do THEY need to take? Will it affect my team’s productivity negatively? In this episode Michael and Chris talk about how your team’s success might depend on how you answer these questions.

Show Notes:

Sometimes managers feel like allowing team member’s to pursue their professional development will distract them from their primary responsibilities. But in today’s competitive workplace, up and coming leaders want to grow in their careers now more than ever. If you want to keep your high performers, you have to find a way to balance this tension.

In this episode Michael and Chris discuss how your team’s success is highly influenced by your investment in professional development.

Related blog post: “Creating a Professional Development Plan – Tips for Small Teams” by Uptick
Link mentioned in the podcast: How Millennials Want to Work and Live” by Gallup

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You can follow Michael @jmichaelprobert and Chris at @chriszaugg.

Let’s Talk Teams is a podcast by Uptick the one-on-one tool that helps managers and their team members change vague meetings into meaningful conversations.