When a leader defines the vision and then sets specific goals to achieve that vision, it’s important to leave a place for team members to create their strategies.
Set your goal.
Share your goal.
Accountability is energy.
Sharing goals is the “A” for accountability in SMART goals.
Hidden goals don’t work.
On the pathway to success, there are many opportunities to quit – don’t quit. Focus on the benefit, and not on the problem.
Goals are worthless without an plan of action. Actions are consistent activities moving toward your goal. Fitness happens one day at a time over time.
I lead teams. I lead meetings. I teach leaders to lead. I can see the end result, because I have defined goals clearly.
Yesterday, while running, I decided to write about the connection between running and leadership. For the next 5 days watch for leadership nuggets.
Change is a fearful thought if other changes in life are too stressful. Change is not an option when there is no understanding of the value of the change.
A basic flaw is that we recite a script rather than tell a story. People respond to a story if they see themselves as involved in the story or its emotion.
In Bowen Systems, when the leader changes, others in the culture respond. In Transformational Leadership, the leader models what they want to see in others.
Despite all of those things I’ve said about leadership and collaboration, the leader is ultimately responsible for the decisions. Discernment is a key leadership skill