Week 12 – Self-guided exercises

Week 12 – Self-guided exercises

Have a look back at one of the exercises (number 2) in week 3 (Authenticity).  I asked you to consider the statement ‘The leader I want to be…’ and to write a paragraph or two. Look at what you wrote.  With everything you now know is your statement still valid?  Or...
Week 9 – Self-guided exercises

Week 9 – Self-guided exercises

What’s your vision?  What is it that you want to deliver over the next few weeks and months?  Take time to clarify that vision to yourself so you can articulate it clearly and concisely.  Remember, it’s not about great organizational visons, or about changing the...
Week 11 – Self-guided exercises

Week 11 – Self-guided exercises

Have a look at the four dimensions of execution set out on pages 145-147 of Lead Like Mary.  Consider how engaged you are at work by scoring yourself 0-10 for each of the parts (body, heart, mind and spirit).  Reflect on what would need to change for you to score...
Week 7 – Self-guided exercises

Week 7 – Self-guided exercises

Think of a relationship, inside or outside of work, where trust is high, and one where there is a lack of trust. Think through the differences between those two relationships and their relative effectiveness. Consider those relationships where trust is currently low....
Week 9 – Further Reading

Week 9 – Further Reading

Lead Like Mary by Barry Dore – Chapter 9: A Visionary Who Executes Leading Change by John Kotter Our Iceberg is Melting by John Kotter The Four Disciplines of Execution by Chris McChesney Good to great by Jim Collins – The Hedgehog...