Proactive Leadership

Review the article below. On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest) rate yourself on each characteristic of proactive leadership. Note the areas of opportunity in your ratings and be prepared to discuss them. http://blog.envisio.com/top-10-characteristics-of-proactive-leaders

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Managing Up

Review the articles below and answer the following questions in your journals. http://www.informationweek.com/strategic-cio/team-building-and-staffing/3-cardinal-rules-for-managing-your-boss/a/d-id/1297274 https://hbr.org/2014/12/what-executive-assistants-know-about-managing-up&cm_sp=Article-_-Links-_-End%20of%20Page%20Recirculation On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the best) rate your relationship with your boss. What are your boss’ values and priorities (personally and professionally)? Describe the relationship that your boss has with his or her…

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Understanding Reputation Capital

Leaders develop relationships and inspire employees based on trust. Employees trust the information and insight that a leader shares, therefore, it’s important to think about the behaviors that build trust. Review the video and reflect on your reputation with your supervisor, colleagues/peers, and those whom you supervise. Answer the following…

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Developing Leaders

Review the video below and answer the following questions in your personal journal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MH9qvpXDVGI&feature=youtu.be https://youtu.be/MH9qvpXDVGI https://youtu.be/MH9qvpXDVGI If you took a 30 day vacation, who would lead in your absence? What are his or her strengths and challenges? How do their strengths and challenges compliment your own? What are his or…

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Redefining Stress

Review the videos below and In your personal journal write down 5 areas of stress at work and 5 areas of stress a home. Then watch the video below and respond to the reflection questions in your journal. Are there any similarities in the work and personal stressors? How are…

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Making organization a priority

Review the article by clicking the link below: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/242359 Next, close your eyes and take a deep breath, visualize the places in your work or home area that have clutter. Select one place where you have piles or clutter and commit to spending 30-60min organizing this area. As you move…

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Analyzing and Creating Systems

Select an area of work that you think may need a system created or modified. In your personal journal write down the details of the existing process to include the following: What is the purpose of the existing process? What is the goal to be accomplished? Who is responsible for…

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Maximizing Conflict

All organizations and leaders experience conflict. Some try to avoid it and others embrace it as an opportunity to stimulate creative thinking and problem-solving. Let’s reflect on the useful aspect of conflict by viewing this video. http://www.ted.com/talks/margaret_heffernan_dare_to_disagree

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