All Leaders Must Practice These

Leaders must be aware of their impact on others and how to get others to carry out tasks willingly without threat or coercion. To achieve this an effective leader must be self-aware which means that ALL successful leaders…


Are: 

  • Aware of their values, principles, and assumptions
  • Able to learn from their experiences
  • Are able to identify their strengths and limitations.

Understand:

  • The impact of their behaviour on others
  • The effect of stress on their behaviour
  • Their own emotions and biases and how they affect their judgement and behaviour
  • Understand how they impact others, their feelings, motivations and lives.

Can:

  • Identify their strengths and limitations
  • Accept that the views of others may differ from their own
  • Obtain, analyse and act on feedback from a variety of sources
  • Ask the right questions
  • Think systematically and logically
  • Set organizational values and motivation focus on future trends and external relations.

Concentrating on the effect of their performance in the areas listed above will ensure that a leader can improve their effectiveness and efficiency in their leadership role.


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