The word “leader” is typically associated with high profile, powerful people—dynamic speakers, politicians, business executives, etc. However, in truth, everyone has the ability to be a leader in the workplace each and every day, regardless of title or position in the organizational hierarchy.
If you’re looking to pursue management opportunities in the near or distant future, leadership is a critical skill to develop. However, even those who have no desire to “lead” in an official capacity will benefit from learning this skill. Demonstrating the simple tenants of “everyday leadership” in the workplace establishes you as a highly valuable asset within your organization. Beyond that, it offers a wealth of added personal and professional benefits.
In this session, you will learn:
Bonus Handout: Everyday Leadership Self-Assessment Worksheet
Hot Tip: People learn through emulation or copying what they see from others, often unconsciously. So, to be an influential (though unofficial) leader, start by modeling the professionalism you want to see in others in your own behaviors first. Over time, people around you will slowly begin following your example.
About Chrissy Scivicque: Chrissy Scivicque believes that work can be a nourishing, enriching life experience—and she loves helping professionals discover exactly what that means for them and how to achieve it. Her popular website, EatYourCareer.com, is devoted to this mission. As an award-winning writer, certified career coach and experienced corporate trainer, Chrissy brings a unique perspective to the world of professional development. As a proud former executive assistant, Chrissy also has a deep admiration and appreciation for the world of admin. She is also the proud author of, “The Proactive Professional,” and “The Invisibility Cure,” both of which are available on Amazon.
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