Via negativa is a Latin phrase used in Christian theology to explain a way of describing God by focusing on what he is not, rather than what he is; understanding Deity’s positive qualities is a task deemed impossible for the finite minds of humans.
Here at LEON we use it to identify things we want to avoid like being slow to respond, forgetful, or worse... boring!
Break up the normal "rah rah" and spend some time seriously talking about avoidable pitfalls and ways to level yourselves up without attending another d*mn seminar.
Set a meeting with the team to do this activity together.
Briefly brainstorm ideas ahead of time for what you aspire not to be from an individual and team perspective.
As a team, have an open dialogue about your ideas. Discuss why you came up with your answers, and end the meeting with newfound clarity on your core values.
Not sure if this is the right Playbook for your team? With LEON, our algorithm recommends exactly the right Playbook, at the right time, to the right team, to be more effective and drive well-being and performance.
These Playbooks range from adjusting workload and schedules, to exercises for improving team grit and alignment, and everything in between.
No matter how your team is scoring, we’ll provide data-driven recommendations to support their most pressing needs.