Avainsana: kehittyminen

6 tapaa kehittyä huipuksi aiheessa kuin aiheessa

HBR:n viime vuoden suosituimpia artikkeleita itsensä johtamisen saralla.

“We’ve found, in our work with executives at dozens of organizations, that it’s possible to build any given skill or capacity in the same systematic way we do a muscle: push past your comfort zone, and then rest.”

Six Keys to Being Excellent at Anything – Tony Schwartz – Harvard Business Review.

31 päivässä paremmaksi johtajaksi

31 vinkkiä, joilla teet itsestäsi paremman johtajan. (Ota kuitenkin välipäiviä.)

“Here’s a list of 31 activities that can help you become a better leader. Each one can be done in a day.”

Great Leadership: 31 Days to Become a Better Leader.

Ei millään pahalla, mutta sinä olet maailman surkein pomo

Seth Godin puhuu itsensä johtamisen iloista:

“If you had a manager that talked to you the way you talked to you, you’d quit. If you had a boss that wasted as much as your time as you do, they’d fire her. If an organization developed its employees as poorly as you are developing yourself, it would soon go under.”

Seth’s Blog: The world’s worst boss.

Haluatko olla kaiken keskipisteenä? Piirrä se

Arto Joensuu esittelee minä-mindmapin.

“In today’s hectic living environment, we get squeezed with constant deadlines, action items, duties and commitments. Years seem to go by and we often don’t take the needed time to reflect what it really is we want from life. We daydream about winning the lottery, we make promises on new year’s eve about starting from a clean sheet of paper and being better human beings. Then we go back into the same rabbit hole we came from. Daydreaming and sporadic new years resolutions are not about personal development. Personal development is a mindset and a series of ongoing behaviors that yield positive results over time.”

The ME mindmap – Working in Digital

9 tapaa joilla sosiaalinen media tekee paremman johtajan

“For leaders that are looking to improve themselves as they aspire to greatness, there is a wealth of learning opportunities to be found in the world of Social Media.   I can say this with confidence, because my decision to jump into Social Media headfirst back in 2005 has played an important role in my personal development as a leader -nearly as important as the direct leadership experience itself.”

9 Ways Social Media Can Make You A Better Leader | TerryStarbucker.com.

Kehitä ennemmin vahvuuksiasi kuin heikkouksiasi

Omien tai alaisten heikkouksien kehittäminen tuntuisi itsestäänselvyydeltä, mutta toinenkin tapa toimia on olemassa. Keskity vahvuuksiin ja niiden kehittämiseen. Ei kaikkien tarvitse olla kaikessa erinomaisia.

“Managers are instructed to look at an employee’s assessed gap and coach for greater performance in areas of weakness. But such assessments usually pay only cursory attention to an employee’s strengths. Performance reviews and subsequent remedial programs focus almost exclusively on weaknesses.”

via Taking a Strengths-Based Approach.