The Self-Reliant Leadership DIAGNOSTIC
Self-Reliant Leadership allows you, your team, and your organization to become more resourceful, collaborative, and focused in your ability to produce meaningful and sustainable results in today’s demanding and ever-changing business environment.
The diagnostic below will help you measure how effectively your organization is Leading Self, Others, and the Organization.
Respond to each statement on a 1-5 scale (1=never, 2=sometimes, 3=often, 4=usually, 5=always)
- There is a shared Vision and a clear Strategy known to everyone.
- People are able to articulate the shared Values that guide our behaviors.
- There is consensus on what Business we are in. [Focus]
- Everyone knows who our Customers
- Our Brand promise is part of the way we do business.
- Employees and clients are clear on our Value Proposition.
- There are clear and well communicated Priorities with Goals and a Focus on Results. [Discipline]
- Processes make it easier to do the right thing.
- The right People are in the right Positions.
- There is a culture of shared Accountability where people don’t let each other down. [Collaborative]
- There is strong Passion in the form of a Commitment to Excellenc [Confidence]
- Respect and Trust exist at all levels.
- People participate in Difficult Conversations. [Courage]
- Communication is based on Curiosity.
- Meetings have agendas, and start and end on time.
- Individuals place the team’s agenda ahead of their own. [Collaborative/Selflessness]
- There are clear criteria, processes, and authority for making Decisions. [Resourceful]
- People are provided with ample opportunities to Develop themselves [Vigilance]
- Mistakes are viewed as opportunities for learning, growth, innovation and development. [Resiliency]
- Teams are aligned regarding how they operate and solve problems. [Innovation]
- Feedback is sought at all levels – from clients, peers, direct reports, and leaders. [Humility]
- There is a Dashboard for weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly goals aligned with our organizational strategy.
- Everyone is aware of the One Metric that best defines success in their role.
- Leaders model the behavior they expect.
- High Performance is rewarded – and mediocrity is not tolerated.
The overall level of leadership effectiveness within your organization is (tabulated score).
What does this mean?
A score of 49 and less = poor
A score of 74 and less = below average
A score of 99 and less = average
A score of 100 and greater = above average
The scores corresponding to statements 3, 7,11, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 indicate the propensity towards Self-Reliant Leadership within your organization. You score is (tabulated score).
What does this mean?
A score of 19 and less = poor
A score of 29 and less = below average
A score of 39 and less = average
A score of 40 and greater = above average
Contact Jan to discuss specific areas of improvement in your organization’s leadership effectiveness. Jan will work with you to create a program aligned with your entire organization that will help your leaders and their teams take personal responsibility for their growth and development.