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The role of a leader

The role of a leader

The role of a leader When the leader; the “world-class” leader fulfils his/her role; i.e. leads, guides and coaches; utilising his resources available to him; the required work (work = adding value), becomes like a symphony. The leader is likened to a conductor of an orchestra, everyone is doing or playing his/her role. The end result is a harmonious sound of music. Proper people management results in ensuring that people and organisations perform at their very best and that value is added in every aspect of the process. One needs to take ownership; take responsibility. What needs to be looked at when creating this value adding input is the following: –      Contribution: how staff interact in the event –      Content: what is being added and when (timing) –      Channel: who does the work and how does it flow –      Competencies: what needs to be known and done For the above to be effectively implemented and communicated; we first need to take a look at the current status quo and what is needed to effect the necessary change required to instil value adding principles and or paradigm. This will be effectively achieved through MBWA. The art of MBWA (Management by Walking Around) a manager’s responsibility: It is the manager’s responsibility to motivate his subordinates; which would require of him to know what the needs of his staff are. His function is to assist his staff in accomplishing and achieving set job requirements. To achieve required outcomes; there has to be S.M.A.R.T. (Specific; Measurable; Achievable; Realistic; Timed) goals and or targets. The manager can do that by managing staff well; by...

Questions to the WORLD CLASS LEADERS

This Blog: “QUESTIONS TO THE WORLD CLASS LEADERS” is inspired by MENTORS and COACHES I receive inspiration from. These (in no particular order) are not limited to but include authors of the likes of: J.C.Maxwell; Stephen R. Covey; Creflo Dollar; Myles Munroe; L.B. Jones; John Hagee; Rick Warren; Ron Carpenter; Warren Hunter; T.D.Jakes; Meredith Belbin “QUESTIONS TO THE WORLD CLASS LEADERS” Lets get Started: NOBODY WINS UNTIL WE ALL WIN How many of your activities are predicted on getting ahead? How and when have you turned back to help someone across the finish line? Your TEAM / STAFF – YOUR GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT What or who would you consider as your greatest accomplishments? If the Bottom-line was not YOUR priority – what would you change? Are you considerate of your team at all times? Have you made a commitment to consider your staff – no matter what? Has there been a time when you have opened a door to another person / group that had previously been shut? Have you been able to trust even when there have been separations – lack of communications, disagreements, etc. Having staff – a gift Do you treasure your staff as gifts? Do you treat them as gifts – valuable? Can you list one aspect of each of your staff that shows that they were hand-picked for your greatest need? Do you address your staff the same way you would a friend and or a customer? Can you list one aspect of each of your staff, that shows that they were hand-picked to bring you joy? Are you willing to take everyone to the top with you? How many...