Are you being consistently successful?
As leaders, we must place most of our focus on being consistent with our actions. Each day is a new opportunity to prove our ability to lead our team. As we progress through the journey toward success, we must always remember to act as if we are on stage and act accordingly. Below are a few tips I have compiled to help you stay consistent with your leadership actions. Enjoy.
- Confidence without ego. Believe in not only your abilities, but your teams’ abilities as well. Never be above utilizing other people and their abilities to help your team achieve its’ goal. Let your ego go and do what is best for the team. Do you have an ego at times?
- Develop and grow relationships. Your team members deserve to be treated as humans and not workers/players. As you develop relationships with them, not only will their productivity increase, but their ability to give constructive feedback to help the team will be prevalent as well.
- Always grow. Never be satisfied with what you already have accomplished. Instead, look ahead to what is possible. Celebrate your accomplishments, but never be content. Continue to seek knowledge in your field. What are you doing to consistently grow your mind?
- Share your “why”. This is your mission. Share it with your team and ask that they do the same. What do you hope to accomplish? Both individually and as a team.
Did You Know? Coach Jim Johnson recently spoke at Addison Central Schools staff development day and delivered his leadership and dreams keynote? Your school can be next!
““Jim Johnson shares an inspiring message that is truly a ‘feel good’ story. As an educator and school counselor, I think it’s impossible to walk away without thinking about that one kid who you would like to give the opportunity of a lifetime. Jim delivers his heartfelt story beautifully and with humor, without losing the sense of magic that happened that night.” -Mary C. Clark- Addison Central Schools
Life Tip #106: Develop willpower by making and keeping promises with yourself and others