8 Questions Every Leader Needs to Answer

8 Questions Every Leader Needs to Answer

Leadership is a combination of art and science. It’s complex and the last 14  months have added many new demands and additional complexities to what you may have already been experiencing such resulting in increased overwhelm, stress and burnout.  

The Feeling of Overwhelm...

This feeling of overwhelm has likely infected the entire organization, so that everyone feels like they are unfocused, moving in too many directions, and not quite in sync with each other.

There is no magic bullet for today’s business realities, but there is a simple, powerful tool that can get you and your team grounded, and focused on what really matters. In today’s world of algorithms, apps, customized software, etc. this simple one-page tool that will help you focus on what’s important. 

A Simple One-Page Tool

It is called the Leader’s Dashboard. On a single page, it captures eight key areas that every leader needs to consider. You can use this tool to stay focused on your most important priorities, as well as on your organization’s vision, mission, values, strategic edge, ways you will measure success, key business and professional relationships, and ongoing organizational and professional growth. 

The Leadership Dashboard is one of the simplest and yet most powerful tools for leaders in organizations of all sizes to:

  • Focus on what matters, so that you spend your time doing the things that have the most impact.
  • Make sure that everyone in the organization is aligned and accountable.
  • Develop leaders who continue to move the organization forward.

8 Critical Elements of Your Leadership Dashboard

Your Leader’s Dashboard would include a succinct summary of:

  1. The organization’s vision.
  2. The organization’s purpose and mission.
  3. Values.
  4. Strategic edge.
  5. Top 3 initiatives.
  6. Key performance indicators to track success.
  7. Relationships.
  8. Top strategies to build organizational capacity.

The Leader's Dashboard Self-Inventory

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