Empowerment is “giving employees the freedom to make decisions and providing the necessary support to allow them to succeed” (Stephen Covey, Principle-centered Leadership). Empowerment involves trust at the managerial level. Continue reading “Leadership model Part Two”
There will be three parts to this topic (December 19, 26, January 2). The next topic will not appear until February 6, 2013. Thank you for your interest in what makes a quality leader.
A Leadership Behavior Model was developed in a previous assignment, and I want to share it with you. I’ll highlight some of the more interesting points, but as I do, remember that writing it down doesn’t make it happen, and in this case, it didn’t happen. Continue reading “Leadership model 3 Parts (Part One)”
Comparing job requirements with individuals’ knowledge/skills, talent, enjoyment, and passion are often overlooked. Two of the reasons are, one, the rush to fill a job, and, two, the “who is available?” mentality. My experience is that it happens more often than it should. Common sense should make this process a requirement. Continue reading “Job Matching (matching skills, talent, enjoyment, passion)”
Quotes I’ve written down (some authors unknown) which have influenced me along the way:
Downey’s Five Steps to a solution:
• Define the situation
• Identify available resources
• Develop strategy
• What support is necessary to implement?
• Communicate to everyone
The best way to predict the future is to create it (Drucker) Continue reading “Quotable Quotes”