A leader sets the tone and direction. How do you identify what direction you should be going in, and what kind of tone you want to create with your own work? Learn how to assess organizational landscape for opportunities, how to identify what's valuable and what's not.
- A leader sets the tone and the direction.…When you're making a proactive effort to lead yourself,…it's your responsibility to set the tone…you want to create for your work…and identify the direction you should be going in.…It's easy to whine about your work environment,…but it's more proactive to turn it into what you need.…To jumpstart your self-leadership strategy,…first identify your best opportunities.…To do this, you should be answering three questions.…First, what does your boss or your organization need?…Think about your department…or your organizational objectives.…
Is the focus on innovation, customer impact,…maybe internal growth?…How can you contribute to those?…Second, what's happening in the industry?…Think about your competitors and the industry as a whole.…Most people don't do this.…They only look at their own company.…But think about the larger landscape.…What trends do you notice, what's changing?…Having an industry acumen will not only make you…a more valuable employee, but it will help you determine…
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- Managing your mindset
- Assessing your leadership needs
- Motivating yourself
- Leading yourself in tough times
- Managing your behavior
- Setting goals
- Giving yourself an honest performance review
- Managing your boss
- Peer to peer leadership