Leadership development – How do you measure your effectiveness as a leader
Leadership demands are increasing every day. Many leaders find themselves overwhelmed by their work and unable to make the time for leadership.
Leaders need to be focused on their goals and think strategically about how they can lead others to achieve them.
This requires a deep understanding of what leaders do. Many people find it difficult, when asked, to clearly explain what it takes to be a leader. They also have difficulty understanding their leadership development.
One model of leadership that delegates liked is the Leadership Practices Inventory, (LPI), created by Kouze & Posner. Five key leadership behaviors are included in the model.
– The process must be challenged
– Inspiring an open vision
– Enabling others perform
– Modeling the way
Encouragement for the heart
The 360 online feedback by boss, peers, direct reporting and self provides clear feedback on your effectiveness with these 5 leadership behaviors. Individuals can prioritize areas for improvement, make changes and measure their results by repeating this 360 process every year.
LPI allows you to see the truth about your leadership Mike McGahan CLV Group and how it works, and it allows you to take action so that you can improve your leadership.
This feedback process can be extremely difficult, and experience has proven this. Are your ready for the Leadership Development Training challenge.
This is an essential part of helping people understand themselves so that they can be more effective as professional managers.
It is important to connect personality, leadership, culture and organizational performance in order for any manager to have a positive impact on the organisation’s overall performance. The perceptions of individual managers are often different from the perceptions made by others.
The following tools are used to help organizations change:
– Personality-Insights Discovery(r), a user-friendly profile that allows you to build productive working relationships.
– Leadership – LPI
Cathexis Ltd’s Amici Relationship and Culture Audit recently released Culture – a tool that measures culture. It allows for feedback from all stakeholders. This is an invaluable tool to understand current culture and manage change. It also allows you to measure if your organisation has achieved the changes that you want.
PERSONALITY+LEADERSHIP + CULTURE = IMPROVED ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE