Becoming more adaptable as a manager means embracing a new approach in dealing with yourself, others, and the external world. It's not easy to embrace the fact that situations change rapidly and what you planned for many not happen or may not exist moving forward. But doing so enables you to react to change quickly, plan for it where possible, and to lead your team more successfully through change.
- Becoming more adaptable as a manager…means embracing a new approach in dealing…with yourself, others, and the external world.…It's not easy to accept that situations change rapidly…and what you planned for may not happen,…or may not exist moving forward.…But, doing so enables you to to react to change quickly,…plan for it where possible, and to lead your team…more successfully through change.…Whether you're dealing with geopolitical shifts,…unexpected growth, or navigating office politics,…you can learn to hone your prediction and reaction skills.…
Through strategies like contingency planning,…and cultivating your own menu of professional learning…opportunities you can equip yourself to deal…with change and ambiguous situations.…And as a manager, you can set the tenner for your team…so they understand that doing the same thing you've…always done just isn't a viable strategy anymore.…Instead, the imperative is to predict and adapt…to changing circumstances.…By improving your skills in this area…and enabling your employees to do the same,…
- Identify three elements that enable managers to be adaptable in the midst of growth.
- Recognize examples of four purposes of feedback.
- Summarize a strategy that managers use to create an environment where employees feel safe to take risks.
- Explain the approach to take as an adaptable manager when working with various types of employees.
- Recall the characteristics of a curious, adaptable manager.