Lead From Values
Ethical leadership starts at the top
In previous productivity steps we planned our work (Step 1,) put systems in place to keep our people informed and in sync (Step 2,) rolled up our sleeves to get work done (Step 3,) and identified strategies to sustain the momentum we’ve built (Step 4.) This post goes deeper on Step 5, leading for maximal productivity.
The fifth and final component of this step is to be sure to lead from values.
Values are the core components of a person’s deepest beliefs, the concepts that they hold most dear and that drive decision making, or at least should.
When a leader takes the time to identify her deepest values, she is likelier to make satisfying choices and remain consistent in her actions and choices. Moreover, if she is effective in articulating her values then others will understand her reasoning and be more inclined to support her process.
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