The leadership Fallacy: As a student of leadership for the past 3 decades, this is what I have learned that the image we conjure up when we think of our leaders is a false image.
👉🏻We think that leadership is being in the right place at the right time. 👉🏻We think that leaders are “selected” to lead 👉🏻We think that leaders are “made” 👉🏻That in order to lead, we need permission.
It’s said leaders are supposed to create followers. This seems paradoxical to me. I contend leaders create more leaders, thus multiplying the role of leadership.
Seth Godin said, “When the world changes management always fails because we don’t understand how to move forward. The world is changing whether you want it to or not and faster than ever before. In the face of that change – we’re not going to be able to “manage” our way out of it. We’re going to have to lead!”
What are you optimizing for? Are your current habits creating your desired future? #coachjoe
Is the bottleneck strategy or is it execution. Reframe your efforts to execute rather than question the approach.
Getting 1% better every day is compounding. If you’re in a negative set of habits then it will be much harder to overcome. If you’re in a positive set of habits it’s easier to produce a desired outcome.
As a strong and knowledgeable leader, its important to pause and reflect—to consider the right questions that will help us move into successful actions.
Ignite Your Success: 4 Practical Applications for Using Self-Reflection as Building Blocks
Journaling: A strong and knowledgeable leader will benefit from daily journaling. By taking a few moments each day to appreciate their accomplishments, learn something new and reflect on tasks completed, success can be more easily achieved. Journaling provides an important opportunity for deep self-reflection, enabling leaders to meet their goals with conviction and confidence.
Score your progress/lack thereof: Knowing where you stand is essential for business leaders looking to make big moves. That’s why regularly scoring your progress (or lack thereof) can be an invaluable tool in helping you recognize any energy drains or distractions holding you back from achieving your objectives. Armed with this insight, it’s easier to adjust daily plans accordingly for optimal results!
Evaluate your inner fire: Are you burning out quickly or feeling unmotivated? Do you need help finding direction and focus? Business leaders must take the time to check their internal flame – making sure it remains at a desirable intensity – so they remain focused on their mission and purpose without sacrificing enthusiasm or drive.
4 Look into yourself: It takes courage to look within oneself for areas of growth and development But checking one’s blindspots is crucial if one wishes to move forward without hesitation; With the right approach, any weaknesses can be confronted head-on in order to reach success more efficiently!
From journaling daily, scoring progress or lack thereof, creating action plans, and setting deadlines – each step is an essential piece to growing your career and reaching desired outcomes with clarity and specificity.
Embrace the grind. Enjoy the journey. Keep listening