#2205 - Why A Focus On Others Is Great...For You!

#2205 – Why A Focus On Others Is Great…For You!

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  • One of our favorite topics
  • This can truly and critically impact success as a leader
  • Quote: “Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.”
  • All of us have had really good and really bad leaders.
  • Think about them. The bad ones? What were they focused on?
    • Self?
    • Money?
    • Power?
    • Self-recognition?
  • Focus on others through:
    • Service to them
    • Humility to listen
    • Curiosity to learn
    • Recognition and Appreciation of their value
    • Candid, honest dialogue when needed to grow them
    • Understanding
    • Genuine concern
    • Grace and Compassion
    • Accountability
  • Results:
    • Trust
    • Camaraderie
    • High performance
    • Mutual Respect
    • Growth and Development
    • Empowerment
    • Unity
    • Teamwork
    • Inclusiveness
    • And they pass it on, and they pass it on, and so on ….
  • What are YOU doing to focus on others? Or what are you NOT doing?
  • Lisa’s Examples: Thoughtful Thursday; CMO – Fun Friday; COVID: Feel Good Friday

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