We have to create generalists in our company. Generalists are leaders who can lead anything. Specialist can lead in a particular area where they are experts, where they are very proficient, where they are very experienced, where they have a lot of knowledge about things. The generalists will lead more and will expand your capacity to do more. The more generalists we build, the faster we will be able to build effectiveness in others and the faster we will build our company.
Today, already more than 20 people will follow the business training next week.
Have you blocked out time on your schedule just to think ? You must carve out sufficient time to evaluate, ponder, reflect and process progress.
More than then people will follow the upcomming training !
The leader must get the facts out on the table. Everyone facing the issues the facts represent. The team is then positioned to change the issue into an opportunity. The weight of the issue gets off the leader and on to the assigned ‘point person’ on the team. Stop having ad hoc meetings anytime someone needs attention, wants you to think for them or has a crises. Simplify your life.
They feel value
They have motivation
They take ownership
They become an advocate
They are contributing to something of great value
10 % what they read
20 % what they hear
30 % what the see
50 % see and hear
70 % say and write
90 % say and do
Teach them to teach others.
Stay in the proper position as a leader by only functioning in the CEO job description.
1: Provide direction no problem solving, only continual direction and redirection with the entire team. Obtain confirmed understanding and commitment.
2: Obtain Plans Ideas and recommendations. The key operative word is obtain. Implicit is that you do notcome up with anymore. We must prove that others can think. As many as possible.
3: Commission the work. Celebrate the learning opportunity.
4: Provide success. Coach, teach, train and mentor for their success, always with a team so everyone becomes successful. Honest caring helpful critique. Straight forward upholding of standards and performance.
5: Obtain evaluation. Evaluation is obtained in regularly scheduled team meetings, status reports, quarterly reviews and forums. Ask questions to surface the facts you need to direct.
40 out of Fortune 200 CEO’s were fired by the board for failure to properly recognize, prioritize and/or mobilize the facts. Its Wisdom by wise planning, Understanding by common sense and knowledge by facts.
The real work of leaders… is to create the conditions that enable the entire workforce to adapt to change and participate in solving the problems growing organizations face. A change culture