- List the three primary sources of internal motivation.
- Recognize how strategic goals can help you achieve success.
- Name three areas of focus when evaluating your own performance.
- Recall a method for mentally rebounding after a failure.
- Identify strategies that will encourage your peers.
Skill Level Beginner
- Who is your leader? - You know, there's an assumption that your leader is your boss. And while that may be hierarchically true, placing the future of your career in someone else's hands takes you out of the driver's seat. - The reality is, you're in control. Your ability to lead yourself, even in the context of an organization, is an instrumental piece of a fulfilling career. - So, when should you be leading yourself? - Always, even if you have a great boss. Experts recommend that a manager have between four and six direct reports to be able to give them full attention. But today's managers often have as many as 15 people. - [Elizabeth] And chances are your boss has another job to do on top of being a leader. - [Lisa] Sometimes even the best bosses will be overwhelmed or distracted and not be in a space to lead you. And if you have a bad boss, leading yourself becomes even more imperative. - It's up to you to take responsibility for your learning, your development, and your self-leadership. Hi, I'm Elizabeth Lotardo. - And I'm Lisa McLeod. Together, we have 30 - Eight. - Years of experience working with leaders to increase emotional engagement and competitive differentiation. We specialize in creating organizations and people that stand out in the market. - Join us on LinkedIn Learning as we explain how to set goals, motivate yourself, build relationships, and sustain that self-starter momentum throughout your entire career.