|Fulfillment@Work: BECOME THE LEADER OTHERS WANT TO FOLLOW
December 2, 2003
Welcome to the Fulfillment@Work Newsletter
Published by Joel Garfinkle, Dream Job Coaching
Message from Joel
I just gave a presentation to human resource professionals, executives and management from a variety of companies located in Silicon Valley. The title of the workshop was
"Become the Leader Others Want to Follow: Ten Characteristics of Great Leadership"
At the end of the workshop, each participant compiled one great idea they walked away with and committed to focusing on at work. See the list below in the article section of the newsletter.
I am available to present this workshop to your organizationor conduct executive coaching sessions.
1. Become the Leader Others Want to Follow
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Become the Leader Others Want to Follow
I recommend looking at the list below and identify the top 3 things that you could either implement today, learn more about tomorrow or bring into your life this week or next.
1) Ask yourself: What do I want to improve today? Where can I start?
2) When attempting to lead: Pretend you are them...sit in their shoes for a while
3) Don't be afraid to use your gifts
4) Identify your gifts, learn how to leverage them and utilize them effectively
5) Ask employees what three things I can do as a leader to improve the company
6) Discover your top two talents and use them today
7) Become aware of your gifts and learn how to strategically use them in the workplace
8) A gift is something you are born with, a skill is an acquired ability
9) It is clear that in order for business to succeed in the
21st century, we need to focus on Service and Human Beings
10) Think about how my gifts relate to my goals
11) To develop leaders, helped them discover their gifts
12) We can all become better leaders by aligning ourselves with our innate gifts
13) Discover your gifts and build upon them until they become natural and effective in the work environment
14) Let people do their job, be receptive to multiple ways of getting results
15) Be more effective in showing my employees how important they are
16) Give employees room to fail
17) Ask yourself what have you done lately to let your employees know they are important
18) Leadership is all about making your team look good
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Quotes of the week
"If we keep doing what we're doing, we're going to keep getting what we're getting."
~ Stephen R. Covey
"Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly, I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it."
~ theodore Roosevelt
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When my coach asked, "What emotional payoff are you getting from over-committing?" that was a powerful question for me. Before this conversation I never equated my chronic over-commitment with any emotional satisfaction or need being met. I had the freedom to explore that question during our session which allowed me to identify my motivation: the love and approval of others. (I also recognize that a part of me doesn't want to miss out on the fun in some instances.) Recognizing that I'm making these choices to please others was a powerful and painful realization.
~ Coaching Client
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