Even though you're leading yourself, you still have a boss. Learn how to demonstrate to your boss that you can lead yourself without undermining their authority.
- We've talked in this course about how to frame up…failures and successes to your boss.…But how do you navigate the day-to-day of leading yourself…without undermining your boss' authority?…Well, it's simple.…You want to put yourself in your boss' shoes.…The goal of leading yourself is to make you…and your boss more successful,…not to dismiss or replace them.…So, you don't want to go charging into your boss' office…and say, "I don't need your help…"because I am leading myself."…That's kind of self-absorbed,…and probably not entirely true.…
And it's going to make your boss feel like…they aren't doing a good job, or they aren't appreciated.…You want to do the opposite.…You want to show that you're self-aware,…and you're disciplined, and you know exactly…what kind of support you need.…You want your boss to still be a good leader,…and you want to build on the efforts…that you're making with yourself.…So, keeping your boss engaged is important…for your success and theirs.…Let's take a look at a few scenarios where an employee…
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- 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.