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26 Sep '12

14 questions if you want to manage others

Posted by T.J. Addington in Healthy leaders
Are you willing to make those you supervise a high priority?

Are you willing to lead collaboratively rather than by command?

Are you willing to give up other things so that you can put in the time and attention to lead others?

Are you willing to learn a new set of skills?

Are you willing to model a non-defensive, open, flexible, patient attitude?

Are you willing to say you are sorry when you blow it?

Are you willing to give up control and not micromanage?

Are you willing to let people do things their way instead of yours?

Are you willing to listen more than you talk?

Are you willing to let people blow it and fail and still support them?

Are you willing to take responsibility when things go wrong and give credit away when there is success?

Are you willing to model humility?

Are you willing to follow your supervisor as you desire your staff to follow you?

Are you willing to support the mission and the values of the organization as a whole and represent them well with your staff?

If yes, you have a shot. If no, you will get yourself into trouble.