Core Leadership Values | MasonLeads | George Mason University
Leaders facilitate others to contribute positively in a given context. Their core values inform their approach to leading. By focusing and positively building on what people believe and value, instead of simple problem-solving, leaders have the potential for far more wide impact.
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It means getting to the bottom of everything that you do.
Not because you must. But because it’s fun to know things. Some things can’t be understood. But you can still ...
It means owning your actions, mistakes, and current life situation.
Understand what’s in your control, and fully own it. If you don't like something, you have the power to change it. What others do is not your concern, nor your responsibility.
Leadership development is viewed as a current and future priority. Despite efforts to produce and nurture new leaders, only 7 percent of senior managers think that their companies develop global le...
Many training initiatives assume that the same group of skills or leadership styles are suitable without considering the strategy or organizational culture of a company.
An excellent leader in one situation does not necessarily perform well in another. Focusing on context means equipping leaders with two or three competencies that will make a distinction to performance, rather than a list of leadership standards that is of no specific benefit.
Companies face a challenge when it comes to planning the program's curriculum. Adults typically retain only 10 percent of what they hear in classroom lectures, but nearly two-thirds when they learn by doing.
The answer seems straightforward: tie leadership development to real on-the-job projects. While it is not easy to create opportunities that simultaneously address high-priority needs, companies should strive to make every major business project a leadership-development opportunity as well.
... are there to guide behavior and choice.
Get them right and you'll be swift and focused in your decision-making, with clear direction.
Get them wrong...