Creating a Leadership Growth Score Card.
As an entrepreneur and leader, you have to take care of yourself first. The health of your company depends on it. That’s why you need to create a Leadership Growth Scorecard self-assessment. This tool will help you navigate how you can grow as a leader, pinpointing your areas of strength and weakness. Every business leader deserves to achieve personal financial freedom and run a company that is ultimately fulfilling, leaving a lasting impact in the world. Creating this type of Leadership Growth scorecard is the first step towards making that happen! Without assessing your own leadership, you’ll just continue spinning your wheels. So what are you waiting for? Get started today! Here’s how:
First, list out the areas in which you want to grow as a leader.
This could include anything from communication and delegation skills to emotional intelligence and strategic thinking. Then, rate yourself on a scale of one to ten in each area. Be honest with yourself! Once you have your ratings, take a look at the areas where you scored lower and ask yourself why. Are there any patterns? Is there a particular skill you need to work on? Are there any resources or training you can seek out to help you improve?
Next, look at the areas where you scored higher.
What are your natural strengths? How can you leverage these strengths to help you in other areas of leadership? For example, if you’re a naturally confident person, how can you use that confidence to help you speak up more in meetings or give difficult feedback to employees?
Finally, take some time to set goals in each area.
What would it look like to raise your score in the areas where you’re weakest? What can you realistically achieve in the next month, six months, or year? Make a plan for how you will acquire the skills or resources you need to reach your goals. And don’t forget to celebrate your successes along the way!
Creating a Leadership Growth Scorecard is a simple but powerful way to help you assess and improve your skills as a leader. By taking the time to understand your strengths and weaknesses, you can set goals and develop a plan to reach them.
Sample questions to ask yourself and answer with a basic “True or False” answer. Hopefully these will provide some energy to help get you going.
Do You consider yourself to be self-aware
Understand what motivates your decisions.
Can you quickly name your core values.
Do you understand why certain things trigger strong emotional reactions for you and why others don’t.
You’re able to make decisive decisions.
You’re willing to work in collaboration with others.
Are you intentionally trying to inspire your employees.
When an employee makes a mistake, your goal is to both correct their mistake AND maintain their dignity at the same time.
Often invest in professional development for yourself.
Invest in professional development for your employees.
Accept responsibility when you make a mistake.
Your company has documented policies and procedures.
No More Spinning Your Wheels.
Once you’ve done this exercise, and used your own questions as well, you should have a good idea of the areas you need to work on and the areas where you’re already doing well. Use this information to create a plan of action for yourself. Decide which areas you want to focus on first and set some goals. Then, get to work! With a little effort and dedication, you’ll be well on your way to becoming the best leader you can be.
What are you waiting for? Get started today!
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