This is the leadership goal – leadership has to create the environment and the opportunities for this
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Manage Process – Lead PeopleThat’s everyoneThe Power of Leadership is the Power of Persuasion
This definition for the context of the rest of our discussionKey Words:Action – Influence vs. ControlProactive attitude – Mindset of GrowthIntent to Change – Direction and Focus
Little “A” agilityFlexibility with a purpose
Progress is an increased awareness and understanding of other perspectivesAnd how we incorporate those into our ownProgress is evolving our leadership intent to include influenceHow would the Ernie scenario play out in these?Expert – team conversation would not happen – I would simply tell the team what to doAchiever – team conversation might happen – I’m not interested in the team making a decision – I’m interested in buy-in to my decision, not a consensus decisionCatalyst – now Ernie’s behavior is a problem because in stifles collaboration and innovation – I’ll have to deal with Ernie
Leaders may intentionally “downshift” levels depending of the needs of the teamMight lead as an Expert in some areas, Achiever or Catalyst in others