There are 5 fundamentals leaders must master -
- Giving direction 📣
- Influencing behavior 😃
- Removing obstacles 🚧
- Managing performance 📈
- Instilling culture 👥
This is the "WHAT" - what leaders do over and over.
A "system" refers to the "HOW" - how leaders go about executing the 5 fundamentals.
- You develop and refine your system over time
- The system is skill based and requires practice
- It's built on your leadership philosophy & principles
- It should include best practices adopted from others
- You teach your system to the leaders working for you
Why you need a leadership system