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“If you want to grow and become the best person you can be, you’ve got to be intentional about it.”
In today’s business world:
In order for your team to grow(market share, profits and effectiveness) two things must be visible in your organization:
Team vs Individuals:
If you want to reach your potential or strive for the seemingly impossible— such as communicating your message two thousand years after you are gone —you need to become a team player.
It may be a cliché, but it is nonetheless true: Individuals play the game, but teams win championships.
Why Do We Stand Alone?
This is where we will focus our attention today.
Show Objectives - The Why
My objective today is to help entrepreneurs understand that nothing of significance can be achieved alone. In addition, individuals who don’t engage in constant and consistent growth can not and will not be able successfully compete in a global economy.
Can a person or business have short term success without growth? YES, anybody can have short success.
However for any business who is looking for explosive growth and long term growth, then they must be willing to engage in personal growth and development for them and their team.
What You Need to Do - The What
The first question you need to ask yourself: Can My Team Accomplish the Dream?
Law of Mount Everest: As the challenge escalates, the need for teamwork elevates
How do you accomplish your own Everest? Ask yourself:
1. What is my dream? It starts here, your answer will tell, what could be?
Robert Greenleaf remarked, “Nothing much happens without a dream. For something really great to happen, it takes a really great dream.”
2. Who is on my team? This question tells us, what is.
3. What should my dream team look like?
How to Grow a Team:
1. Develop Team Members.
Determine what your team needs based on the following categories: (Ken Blanchard’s Situational leadership)
The Next BIG question to ask your team is: How Do I Develop a Team That Lasts?
Create an environment that unleashes new leaders
The Leaders Daily Dozen:
If you’re ready to revolutionize your organization, then I want to encourage you to start the process by adopting what I call the “Leader’s Daily Dozen.” Every morning when you get up and get ready to lead your organization, make a commitment to these twelve power-unleashing activities.
“Searching for Eagles,”
These are the top ten characteristics of “eagles”:
• They make things happen.
• They see opportunities.
• They influence the opinions and actions of others.
• They add value to you.
• They draw winners to them.
• They equip other eagles to lead.
• They provide ideas that help the organization.
• They possess an uncommonly great attitude.
• They live up to their commitments.
• They show fierce loyalty to the organization and the leader.
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Written by Cedrick LaFleur
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