Paul Hebert asks Do You Let People Be Incompetent?

Paul Hebert Paul Hebert, Worldwide FOT

I’m not kidding. It’s an important question as it relates to managing people and recognition. Do you allow your team – your staff – your boss – to be incompetent? Or do you

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expect and need to have competence in everything all the time?

I ask because something happened to me this past week that:

  1. Highlighted my incompetence.
  2. Was risky for me to do personally.
  3. Was done under a bit of duress – meaning I was busy as all get out.
  4. Resulted in two very – polar opposite reactions.

Read the whole post over at Symbolist (an FOT contributor blog).


Paul Hebert

Paul Hebert is Vice President of Individual Performance Strategy at Creative Group Inc, writer, speaker and consultant. Paul focuses on influencing behaviors and driving business results through employees, channel partners and consumers. He is dedicated to creating true emotional connections often overlooked in our automated, tech-enabled world. Using proven motivational theory, behavioral economics and social psychology he has driven extraordinary company performance for his clients. Paul is widely considered an expert on motivation, incentives, and engagement.