How can you get inspired, stay inspired, and inspire your team? You demonstrate The Courage of a Leader. It takes courage. There’s no way around it. Assess your ability to access and demonstrate The Courage of a Leader with this assessment.
Most leaders, with some hard work, feedback from multiple stakeholders, and many iterations, can get the compelling and clear message crafted and engage organizational members’ heads. Yet, our job as leaders is not finished there.
I think it’s useful—if we want to build trust fast—to consider how we can extend trust in specific factors known to increase trust. Here’s a trust equation I’ve effectively used in leadership development programs to systemically explore how to intentionally create the conditions for trust.
Without personal connection, we risk not taking the time with each other to understand what’s needed and what others plan to do with our deliverables, not trusting enough to negotiate priorities, and not discussing the nuances of the work.
Teams can become more extraordinary than ever! I’ve seen this time and time again. The companies that feel confident about their current company culture, took the time to gather data. We want data in order to effectively strategize. Here’s the information we need.
Strengths are activities at which you excel and that you enjoy. You want to know your strengths so you can bring value and your energy and interest to your work. When you are working in your strength areas, you are more creative and resilient. You bring your best self and best leadership.
I suggest leaders use two different inquiries to identify their ideals or to have team members identify their ideals. it’s important to distinguish your top ideals because you want to use them as guidance when you’re making tough choices and decisions about where to focus your time and talent.
To inspire others to get 100% on board with you, you need to let others in and have them learn more about you. To know is to understand and to understand is to trust. In order to let others learn about you, your philosophies, your values and leadership, you need to be aware of these yourself.
If we regularly encourage employees to renew and refuel, they will create practices that allow them to keep their energy levels up and will increase their resilience. Here is a 3-part process to support team members to renew and refuel, which involves the creation of a development plan.
How do we get into the mindset for extending trust? Assume good intentions. That’s it, assume good intentions. From the beginning, and when it seems like someone is stalling, and when a mistake is made, assume good intentions.
Great leadership is more important than ever. There is ambiguity, uncertainty and safety risks right now. Working from home and working in new ways is magnifying the deficiencies and the strengths in the leaders around us.
70% of engagement is attributed to the leader, according to Gallup (Randall Beck and Jim Harter, Gallup Business Journal, April 21, 2015). As a leader, you are the biggest factor determining whether those around you are fully dedicated to the work, or not.
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