The Challenge for First-Level Leaders
First level-leaders make a significant impact on every metric in your business: employee productivity and engagement, customer satisfaction and loyalty, innovation and financial performance. Your first level leaders are the “Difference makers” in your business.
The role of the first-level leader has always been tough and today’s realities make the role even tougher. People skills typically account for 80 % of success in this role yet many people are promoted because of their technical capabilities.
The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team is a collection of carefully curated content from proven FranklinCovey offerings. The repurposed mindsets, skillsets and toolsets provide first-level leaders with relevant and practical resources to help them excel in this demanding role.
The 6 Critical practices
1. Develop a Leaders mindset
Explore the critical mindset shifts that will maximise your success as a leader of others
2. Hold regular 1 in 1’s
Increase engagement of team members by conducting regular 1 on 1’s, deepen your understanding of team member issues and help them solve problems for themselves.
3. Set up your Team to get results
Create clarity about goals and results: delegate responsibility to team members while providing the right level of support
4. Create a culture of feedback
Give feedback to develop team member confidence and competence; improve your own performance by seeking feedback from others.
5. Lead your Team through change
Identify specific actions to help team members navigate and accelerate through change and achieve better performance
6. Manage your time and energy
Use weekly planning to focus on the most important priorities and strengthen your ability to be an effective leader by applying the 5 energy drivers