Episode 179 | Self-Leadership with Jenni CatronWe all want to lead our teams well, to make a difference and to be successful in our endeavors. But we've also found ourselves in moments where we feel stuck, or in situations where we look back on our day, bewildered and frustrated, wondering why things just didn’t go well.
Often, our feelings of being stuck or frustrated come back to a simple but difficult truth: we're just not leading ourselves well. That's the bad news. The good news is, it's never too late to learn to lead yourself better! But what exactly are the skills leaders need to be successful? How do we stop making leadership decisions based on our survival and instead focus on the welfare of our teams?
In this week’s episode, Jenni teaches us about a key facet of leading ourselves well: self-awareness. In a study of 72 private and public companies, a high self-awareness score was the overall predictor of success. Self-awareness equips us to lead others in a way that leads to results, and those we influence get our best engagement when we know ourselves well and are leaning into our strengths. In this episode, you'll learn the 3 reasons self-awareness is essential, as well as 3 steps to take toward greater self-awareness.
This week, prioritize time to consider how you would answer this question: What do you:
How do others experience you, and what would you like to change?
For a next step, we encourage you to connect with one of our trained and experienced 4Sight Group: Leadership Coaches to help you navigate your self-leadership questions and goals. All leaders agree that the culture of your organization matters. But culture starts with you! Transform your team from disengaged to thriving, from divided to collaborative, and from toxic to trusting.
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