What is the underlying pulse behind your leadership? What about how others perceive it? A bit different than traits, roles and styles, Leadership Views paint a picture of who we naturally are as leaders. Understanding them not only maximizes our ability to perform for our people, but more importantly to facilitate others in their leadership roles.
Succession of Vision is likely the centerpiece to Creating Leadership Culture. As the 4th tenet, its ingredients are: Motivation, Open Communication, and Empowering People Where They Are. Today we expand the understanding of Succession of Vision and creating it through its 3 elements.
Several weeks ago we identified 7 Types of Success: Financial, Professional, Familial, Social, Physical, Self, and Academic. After so much conversation generated over it, this is a great time respond to some of the questions and get into just how we define each of those areas.
Leadership culture is a through-and-through presence-of-mind of EVERYONE. There are five very real things that make it a self-sustaining existence. Leaders nurture it, but great leadership culture lives outside of them. Even when leaders change, nobody is left hanging, because it’s a self-filling way of being.
Leaders best lead teams with a clear definition of success: self-success, organizational success, team- and team members’ succeses. Those concepts of success translate to a language that organizations, teams, and individuals speak and are attuned to hear.
Let’s see if your leaders are able to identify the languages in the 4 areas of alignment that these successes pertain to.
Not being naïve to everyone’s attentional needs, I’m suspending posting for March. There’s plenty out there that serves what you need right this moment. If I can be of assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out.
What we often perceive we want professionally may not actually be the case. Leaders and mentors have a powerful ability to create environments that help test that perception up front. Those opportunities illuminate or affirm the kind of path we actually want. Great leaders don’t stop there, making the back side of decisions opportunity for responsiveness. In other words, instead of dragging oneself down, clinging to past identities, or even just growing in the place they are, great leaders light us up to see leaps far outside our vision and even world!
The last part to creating that balance between listening, speaking, and restraint exposes four behavioral components that finish out the framework to help mentees have the strength to climb their own mountains.