The leadership mindset does not lend itself to preparedness in the ordinary world of lists and notes. Rather, it falls into its own realm of a mental preparedness needed to take on the risk of leading change.
Understanding our personal lens on how organizations work (our organization mindset) and adjusting our thinking will change our behavioral approach so we can become more effective in leading for high performance in our organizations and teams.
Our mindsets are the lenses that shape how we see and interpret the world, which influences the quality and effectiveness of our cognitive processing, decision-making and behaviors, but few people are able to identify specific mindsets that drive success.
Conferences and training tend to focus on adding knowledge, but in truth, learning doesn’t need to be a constant build. Sometimes, we need to go backward to truly move forward.
Trainers, consultants and coaches have content that can make significant contributions to organizations and individuals if the training is actually implemented.
Super Bowl Champion, six-time Pro Bowl quarterback and entrepreneur Russell Wilson debuted today Limitless Minds, a business coaching consultancy dedicated to optimizing performance and enriching culture.
While there are many trainable leadership skills and tools in such core leadership competencies as strategic thinking, political alignment, smart communication and talent motivation, they do not, by themselves, produce effective leadership.
Most companies do not have a people problem. Instead, obstacles and barriers stand in the way of creative individuals with original ideas. Leaders at all levels must find a way to clear the path so that these talented people can flourish.
Growth and development happen with discomfort, and discomfort is usually accompanied by failure. Leaders, trainers and educators must approach the process of development with failure.