Decoding leadership: What really matters
Problem-solving - when information is gathered, analyzed, and considered.
Difficult to get right, yet this process is a key input into decision making, for both major issues and daily ones.
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... account for 89 percent of leadership effectiveness:
Leaders with a strong results orientation tend to emphasize the importance of efficiency and productivity and to prioritize the highest-value work.
Leaders who do well on this dimension typically base their decisions on sound analysis and avoid the many biases to which decisions are prone.
By showing a sincere interest in those around them, they build trust and inspire and help colleagues to overcome challenges.
They intervene in group work to promote organizational efficiency, allaying unwarranted fears about external threats and preventing the energy of employees from dissipating into internal conflict.
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Mindsets drive what leaders do and why they do it.
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A growth mindset is a belief that anyone can change their talents, abilities, and intelligence. Those with a growth mindset:
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