Excellent artice and quick exercise. Do it now! Thanks Alan for the thing!
Very nice article (as usual) from Fry The Monkeys‘ Alan Kay: Why #leadership development doesn’t mean ‘winner-take-all’!
I especially like the questions one can ask oneself (or others!):
- Suppose my leadership capabilities got even better, what would I be doing that would be useful to others?
- What one thing could be better about my leadership abilities?
- In what situations does my leadership help others? What would they say they value about my leadership?
- Suppose I was taking a leadership development course, what goals / outcomes would I be focused on? How would that be useful to my organization?
Here’s a nice, short, and efficient blog post from Alain Kay of “Fry the Monkeys”: 7 Questions to Make the Best First Impression | Fry The Monkeys.
RDA: Read, Digest, Apply!
What if managers started to ask these questions more often: when they take their new assignment? When doing annual (performance) review? At the beginning of each meeting? During lunch?