Discover how to lead yourself. Learn how to take control of your own career trajectory, and manage your mindset, behaviors, and workplace relationships to help you stand out in the market as a leader.
- As recently as a decade ago, there as an expectation that your boss would be your leader. - But that's shifting a little bit. - Now, leading yourself has become critical. Not just for your success at work, but also, for your happiness. - So, when should you be leading yourself? - Always. - Even if you have a great boss. - [Lisa] You know, it used to be that managers had between four and six direct reports, and experts recommended this so that the manager could give their people their full attention. - [Elizabeth] But today's leaders are overwhelmed, and some have as many as 15 people to lead.
- [isa] Or more. And chances are, your boss probably has another job to do on top of being your leader. - [Elizabeth] Even a great boss will get overwhelmed or distracted and not be in the space to lead you sometimes. - [Lisa] You know, and if you have a bad boss, hm, leading yourself becomes even more imperative, because then it's up to you to take responsibility for your learning, your development, and your leadership. - I'm Elizabeth McLeod. - And I'm Lisa McLeod. Together, we have 30-- - Six. - Years of experience.
- We work with leaders to increase emotional engagement and competitive differentiation. - [Lisa] You see, we specialize in helping organizations and people stand out in the market. - [Elizabeth] Today, we're going to be your guides on how to lead yourself. - [Lisa] You know, leading yourself is not just a yes or no quality. It's a series of attitudes, behaviors, and language that each individual can leverage for their own success. - In this course, we'll share with you when and where you need to be leading yourself, and how to give yourself your own performance review.
- I'm going to share with you what I wish I'd known when I started my career 30 years ago, and also what we've observed in some of our most successful clients. - We'll also talk about how you can motivate yourself and navigate your organization, your peers, and your boss. - Are you ready? - Let's go.
- 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.