Quarter one is done. How well did you progress in your journey to habitualizing more productive leadership habits? You made a series of commitments to start the year, and you should make a couple of hour-long appointments with yourself over the next week to really dig into your progress, your lingering gaps, and the relevance of your original resolutions.
Give yourself credit for progress. We know there is progress to acknowledge.
Grade your efforts honestly. The Pursuit of Truth remains a core leadership mindset.
Get feedback from bosses, peers and subordinates. Gathering feedback should be a monthly exercise, so start now if it isn’t yet.
How best to re-energize your leadership growth? Look through the ideas posted on our blog:
Take the same set of workers, swap out a bad boss for a better one, and productivity goes up about 10%, with no other intervention, per a Harvard Business School study released a few months ago. So, how do you switch a boss from "bad" or “just OK” to "pretty darn good"? There are several complementary behaviors that combine to create a “great boss.”We outline them here.
Measurements of employee engagement hover around 25% year after year. Why can't companies crack that code? There is so much untapped potential paid for and unused each year. And the unlocking codes are hidden in plain sight, in the minds of your employees. Talk to them!