Developing other people
starts with the self. Aim to be the kind of
manager who gets the best from
staff, and who does the best for them.
your values as well as your strengths, weaknesses, and personality.
Carry out a Strength-Weaknesses-Opportunities-Threats (SWOT)
analysis on yourself.
One of the essential
values is honesty. If you are honest with yourself, you will treat other
people honestly too. Never work with an organization whose
unacceptable to you.
analysis to understand you where your strengths and weaknesses lie.
model on yourself to improve
your performance, develop a roadmap to
your personal success
lead yourself towards it.
Goal: identify specific
you want to achieve...
Based on this
information, form an
action plan. Concentrate on your strengths
and waste as little effort as possible on improving areas of low competence.
Ask everyone who works with you to form and adopt an action plan.
Test your knowledge to develop
your abilities for
managing and being managed by considering the following
Do I know what everybody else
Do I know how they perform?
Do I know what they contribute
and what results are expected?
Do I trust the people I work
Do I treat each of them as
Do I know their strengths?
Work towards a positive answer to
each of them. Use "the mirror test" and make sure you pass it. It consists
of one question: "What kind of persons do I want to see in the mirror in the morning?" ...