eLABorate Topics

Hosted ByLona Small, Stephanie Whitehead, & Tywauna Wilson

Leadership and Technical Strategies for Medical Laboratory Professionals to excel inside and outside of the lab.

Episode 81: “How to challenge resisters on your team”

Is your team undergoing additional stresses due to drama caused by one person pulling your team in the opposite direction?

In this episode Lona Small gives tips on how to challenge a resister on your team.


She discusses the steps:


1.     Conversation.

2.     Identify strengths.

3.     Validate strengths.

4.     Share expectations.

5.     Highlight opportunities to improve (be specific of the issue)

6.     Provide opportunities to utilize strengths.

7.     Allow to create by participating or leading an initiative.


Build congruence, confidence, trust, and redirect by using the strengths to outshine weaknesses.

Allow to participate by creating. 
People support what they create!



Listen to this full episode of eLABorate Topics podcast to get more details on this topic.


You can reach Lona Small directly at lonasmall@lonasmall.com if you have questions or want to contact her regarding lab operational excellence coaching and training. You can also catch her on LinkedIn under Lona Gordon Small and follow hashtag #YouAreAnImportantPartOfTheWhole.


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