Assessments

Assessment 1.3


LEADERSHIP INFLUENCE - SELF ASSESSMENT

Single User - Snapshot Version - 14 Questions

A snapshot of how engaging and influential you perceive yourself to be as a leader.


 

 

 
 
Exceptional Teams have Engaging Leaders who are able to connect with their people and influence, manage and motivate them towards achieving team goals and objectives. As the old Greek saying goes, ‘A fish rots from the head first’, and this is also the case with teams. An Exceptional Team ‘thrives from the head first’ with the help of Engaging Leadership.

To start developing Engaging Leaders complete the questions below. You will get a graphic report on your team's leadership strengths, areas for growth and guidance on how to improve. This assessment is a Snapshot Version with 11 questions. For more detailed assessments for each of the Seven Signs of an Exceptional Team go to the Assessments Page.
 

4 Key Qualities of an Engaging Leader (the outcomes you want)

A. CREDIBILITY
People will rate your Credibility by judging: qualifications and experience; how well you know the industry; how well you know the business; your perceived intelligence; your appearance; your track record in leading people and getting results.

How would people rate your Credibility?
Low Capability
& Credibility
High Capability
& Credibility

B. TRUST-ABILITY
People will rate your Trust-ability by judging: honesty and integrity (do you do what you say you will do); by whether you follow and model company values; by how open and transparent you are with problems, issues and future developments; by whether you are authentic or ‘acting a part’, by how you behave at social events; by your manners (or lack of); by how you talk to and about others; by your language (e.g. swearing).

How would people rate your Trust-ability?
Low
Trust
High
Trust

C. CARE-ABILITY
Employees will rate your care-ability by judging: how much you care about your people; how much respect you show for others; how much empathy you show for others; how approachable you are; how well you listen; how you react during conflict or under stress.

How would people rate your Care-ability?
Low
Care-ability
High
Care-ability

D. INSPIRE-ABILITY
Employees will rate your care-ability by judging: how connected are you with people; how much energy and enthusiasm you have; by how clear your vision for the team is and by how excited you get about it; by inspiring deeds and actions; by organising team activities.

How would people rate your Inspire-ability?
Low
Inspire-ability
High
Inspire-ability

7 High-Impact Levers for Engaging Leadership (the action areas for improvement)

1. APPEARANCE
Are you visible at work and team events? Do you set a high standard of grooming?
Do you use appropriate body language to enhance your influence when building
relationships,developing rapport & to project authority or be assertive when needed?
Poor
Appearance
Strong
Appearance

2. COMMUNICATION
Do you have good speaking, writing,
listening and presenting skills?
Poor
Communication Skills
Good
Communication Skills

3. RELATIONSHIPS
Do you have time for the people in your team? Do you use their names often?
Do you make an effort to get to know them personally?
Poor
Relationships
Good
Relationships

4. VISION
Do you have a clear vision for your team and do you get excited about it?
Do team members share your vision?
No
Vision
Clear
Vision

5. EMPOWERMENT
Do you involve team members in decision-making and get their input on issues?
Do you delegate and give people responsibility? Do you help people get the
skills and resources they need to do their job?
Low
Empowerment
High
Empowerment

6. CHALLENGE
Do you challenge your team and the people in it to be better and do things better?
Low
Challenge
High
Challenge

7. ROLE MODELLING
Are you a good role model by getting excited about company and team objectives,
by following team protocol and by ‘living’ company and team values?
Poor Role
Model
Good Role
Model

3 Enabling Mindsets for Engaging Leadership (the mindsets you need to develop)

i. DESIRE TO IMPROVE SELF
Do you have a strong desire to improve your leadership capabilities?
No Desire to Improve
Leadership Ability
Strong Desire to Improve
Leadership Capability

ii. DESIRE TO GROW OTHERS
Do you have a strong desire to involve and mentors others so that
they might aspire to higher levels of performance and career development?
No Desire to Involve
and Mentor Others
Strong Desire to Involve
and Mentor Others

iii. DESIRE TO MAKE DECISIONS
Are you confident enough to make decisions and back yourself in support of them?
Unwilling To
Make Decisions Alone
Willing To Back Yourself
and Make Decisions