How Leaders Drive Behavior

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How Leaders Drive Behavior

“What you focus on grows. What you concentrate more on is what you see more of in your life.”  Robin Sharma

This applies in every dimension of our lives.  It is particularly important to your leadership, especially when you are in a position of leadership, whether you are leading a team or the CEO of a fortune 500 company.

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This is how they will learn what they should focus on, which amplifies whatever message you send.

Shine the spotlight to discover whose fault it was and what’s broken, and you will encourage people to place blame and analyze the past.

Focus on learning from mistakes and on what and how you can continue to do better, and you will encourage people to learn and grow so they can continue to be better and do better.

Acknowledge people for not only what they do well. but also what they uniquely contribute to the success of the team and they will naturally look for more opportunities to provide that skill, mindset or attitude to the team.

Catch people in acts of leadership and you will show people how they too can be leaders.

What will you focus on to drive the behavior you most want to see from those you lead?


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Paula Kiger   |   31 August 2015   |   Reply

Great angle, Susan! Lots of truth here.

Susan Mazza   |   01 September 2015   |   Reply

Thanks Paula!