By Chad T. Ahern
People exceptionally talented in the Belief theme have certain core values that are unchanging. Out of these values emerges a defined purpose for their lives.
When your company and/or team makes drastic changes to business practices, it can start to feel, to those with Belief talents, like the company is changing its values. When those with Belief talents don't feel like those around them are are holding to consistent values, it can leave them feeling un-moored and questioning whether their organization is still worthy of their time and investment.
In response, they will likely take one of two courses of action:
In times of change, those with Belief talents can be essential to helping a team keep their eye on the bigger picture. They can help you remember your "why" among the chaos. As a leader you can help people still use their Belief talents, manage frustration, and avoid burnout by:
As with coaching any individual, their combined set of talent themes will effect how their Belief talents show up, and how to best manage them. If nothing else, when you check in with them be sure to ask:
Which values and actions are most important to you
in these times of change?
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