Leading When You're Not In Charge

Leading When You're Not In Charge

Just because you don't have lead / senior / manager / owner in your title, doesn't mean there isn't plenty of opportunity to lead. No matter where you are in your career, come discover how to communicate more effectively, embrace self-awareness, and influence those leading you. Don't wait for a title to tell you to lead. Take responsibility where you are, and let the titles come to you.

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Scott Lesser

April 26, 2017
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    What is Leadership? "Leadership should be the humble, authentic expression

    of your unique personality in pursuit of bettering whatever environment you are in." — Katie Christy, founder, Activate Your Talent
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    Leading Yourself → Show up to work on time →

    Get your work done → Be prepared → Be a self-starter → Don't be complicated
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    Leading Up "If you take the approach of wanting to

    add value to those above you, you have the best chance of influencing them." — John Maxwell
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    Leading Up → Honor matters → Timing matters → Motive

    matters → Initiative matters → Truth matters
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    Accepting Feedback A recent study found that 46% of newly

    hired employees will fail within 18 months. Of those that fail, 26% do so because they can’t accept feedback. — Fast Company
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    Accepting Feedback → Don't justify in the moment → Seek

    clarity → Say thank you → Process offline → Application is key
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    Humility “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it

    is thinking of yourself less.” — C.S. Lewis
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    Humility → The secret sauce → Be the leader you

    would follow → Team first / Org First → Leaders Eat Last
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    In every encounter we either give life or we drain

    it; there is no neutral exchange. — Brennan Manning
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    Pick One → Leading Yourself → Leading Up → Accepting

    Feedback → Seeking Self-Awareness → Communication → Humility
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    Thank You • Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast http://life.church/leadershippodcast • Leaders

    Eat Last http://a.co/6iVqdQF • StrengthsFinder http://a.co/eSNU1By • EQ http://a.co/42O0nYp • Myers Briggs Test http://bitly.com/J4YZCY • 360 Feedback http://www.trypace.com/