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As you develop new habits, break old ones and achieve great things, remember this: small achievable actions lead to big change.
So what sort of manager do you want to be? Take some time to think back to all the managers you have had over your career. How did they make you feel and how did that impact your engagement with the role and your performance? What behaviours did you respect and admire and what rankled and why?
Does great leadership mean being kind, having empathy, being consistent, persistent, deliberate, natural, upbeat, driven and focused? Yes, it’s all of those things and more…
We probably all remember that one person, who looking back was a great manager. If we wrote down a list of the behaviours and attributes that stood out for us, it would probably be quite random and might not even make much sense.
Values are the things that are most important to us, they are our permissions, and they help us monitor or gauge how we feel about we’ve done. You may recognise values as the things we spend our time and energy on.