Have You Always Been A Great Success?
Ø Have you been accomplishing every objective your boss ever gave you?
Ø Have you been the best worker in your group?
Ø Have you always wanted to be “In Charge”?
Ø Have you now been put “In Charge?”
Ø Now that you have gotten what you wished for…are you uncertain as to what is expected of you?
Ø Are you now the one who needs to get the work out day-in and day-out?
Ø Are you still the best professional in the group, still doing real work, but now stretched too thin to work with the others in your group?
Ø Have you been in charge for some time and still do not feel comfortable?
Ø Have you been in charge for some time and are now worried that you may not be successful in that role?
Ø Have you been frustrated by the failure of your subordinates or colleagues to achieve the level of results you are expected to accomplish?
Ø Are you frustrated with trying to get the people who were once your peers to take direction from you?
Ø Has your boss told you that your team is not getting the job done?
Is This Job A Puzzle?
Every leader, manager or executive has been there. You are not alone! The transition from being the outstanding individual performer to being “In Charge” may be the most frightening, intimidating and puzzling change you will ever go through in your career.
Overnight you went from an experienced professional to an inexperienced, almost naïve, boss. You have probably wished for this day for a very long time, and now the day has arrived.
Does the trite saying, “Be careful what you wish for, you may get it” seem less trite than it once did?
DO NOT LET YOURSELF CONTINUE ONE MORE DAY WITHOUT HELP!
AND HELP IS HERE…
Ø You need to know that the job is really very simple, but…It is not easy and it will take lots of serious work to turn yourself into a leader
Ø You need the guidance of knowing how to be a leader of people rather than simply a manager of process
Ø If this job of being the boss has you frustrated, or even questioning your own abilities, you need the benefit of knowing how to employ the Seven Essential Steps symbolized by the mnemonic “L-E-A-D-E-R-S”.
Seven Essential Steps for Work Leaders Success
WHAT IS A WORK LEADER?
Work Leaders are those in organizations who are responsible, day-in and day-out, for getting results from the individuals who are doing the work
KEY CONCEPTS THAT MAKE WORK LEADERS WINNERS
Ø Work Leaders are key to getting the work of the enterprise accomplished
Ø Work Leaders administer processes, but must lead the people to be successful
Ø Work Leaders are helped more by learning how to lead, rather than what leaders are
Ø Work Leaders can achieve peak performance results by using seven essential steps for work leader success
THE LEADERS MNEMONIC
The Seven Essential Steps to Work Leader Success can be reflected in seven words that can be remembered by a simple mnemonic –
L- LOVE - Friends Like but Leaders Love
E- EXPECTATIONS - Setting the Bar Sets the Tone
A- ASSIGNMENT - Square Pegs in Round Holes Never Fit!
D- DEVELOPMENT - The Good Gets Better, the Best Excel!
E- EVALUATION - Leaders Succeed by Making Judgments
R- REWARDS - An Organization Elicits the Behavior It Rewards
S- SELF - Work Leaders Must Lead Themselves