Joyriders have a lot of energy and enthusiasm. They work on everything but their core responsibilities. Leaders tend to not spend a lot of time with joyriders because they seem like they're delivering results.
- Your Joyriders occupy the lower right corner…of the Leadership Matrix.…You don't put in a lot of time and energy…but you also don't get anything back in terms of results.…Joyriders can be really tricky to identify.…They have a lot of energy and enthusiasm.…They seem to constantly be busy.…Unfortunately they seem to work on everything…except their core responsibilities.…Leaders tend not to spend a lot of leadership capital…on joyriders because they seem like…they're delivering results.…
But at the end of the year they tend to come up short…on what was expected of them.…Some ways you can spot a joyrider…are they're high energy, they're enthusiastic,…they're busy and social at work.…They have broad interests in a lot of different areas.…They constantly come to you with new ideas.…They're the first person to suggest…launching a new special project.…They're constantly volunteering for things…outside of their area of responsibility.…They also have a very light track record on results.…
They're hard to pin down on their core deliverables…
- Recognize the Leadership Matrix and four ways to assess a team member's results.
- Classify performance patterns into the four quadrants of the leadership matrix.
- Select appropriate performance improvement techniques for eight performance patterns.
- Name the eight common performance patterns and recall how to identify them.
- Describe different ways to lead and motivate associates within the eight different performance patterns.
- Recognize the three major time allocation pitfalls that leaders face.