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THE PRINCIPLES 360-DEGREELEADERS PRACTICE TO LEAD ACROSS

THE PRINCIPLES 360-DEGREELEADERS PRACTICE TO LEAD ACROSS
Lead-Across Principle #1UNDERSTAND, PRACTICE, ANDCOMPLETE THE LEADERSHIP LOOP
THE LEADERSHIP LOOP
1. CARING — TAKE AN INTEREST IN PEOPLE
2. LEARNING — GET TO KNOW PEOPLE
3. APPRECIATING — RESPECT PEOPLE
4. CONTRIBUTING — ADD VALUE TO PEOPLE
5. VERBALIZING — AFFIRM PEOPLE
6. LEADING — INFLUENCE PEOPLE
7. SUCCEEDING — WIN WITH PEOPLE
Lead-Across Principle #2PUT COMPLETING FELLOWLEADERS AHEAD OF COMPETINGWITH THEM
COMPETING VS. COMPLETING
HOW TO BALANCE COMPETING AND COMPLETING
1. ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR NATURAL DESIRE TO COMPETE
2. EMBRACE HEALTHY COMPETITION
3. PUT COMPETITION IN ITS PROPER PLACE
4. KNOW WHERE TO DRAW THE LINE
Lead-Across Principle #3BE A FRIEND
TO TEAMWORK, ADD FRIENDSHIP
FRIENDSHIP IS THE FOUNDATION OF INFLUENCE
FRIENDSHIP IS THE FRAMEWORK FOR SUCCESS
FRIENDSHIP IS THE SHELTER AGAINST SUDDEN STORMS
HOW TO BE A FRIEND
1. LISTEN!
2. FIND COMMON GROUND NOT RELATED TO WORK
3. BE AVAILABLE BEYOND BUSINESS HOURS
4. HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOR
5. TELL THE TRUTH WHEN OTHERS DON'T
Lead-Across Principle #4AVOID OFFICE POLITICS
TWO WAYS TO GET AHEAD
1. AVOID GOSSIP
2. STAY AWAY FROM PETTY ARGUMENTS
3. STAND UP FOR WHAT'S RIGHT, NOT JUST FOR WHAT'S POPULAR
4. LOOK AT ALL SIDES OF THE ISSUE
5. DON'T PROTECT YOUR TURF
6. SAY WHAT YOU MEAN, AND MEAN WHAT YOU SAY
Lead-Across Principle #5EXPAND YOUR CIRCLE OF ACQUAINTANCES
HOW TO EXPAND YOUR CIRCLE
1. EXPAND BEYOND YOUR INNER CIRCLE
2. EXPAND BEYOND YOUR EXPERTISE
3. EXPAND BEYOND YOUR STRENGTHS
4. EXPAND BEYOND YOUR PERSONAL PREJUDICES
5. EXPAND BEYOND YOUR ROUTINE
Lead-Across Principle #6LET THE BEST IDEA WIN
IDEAS: THE LIFEBLOOD OF AN ORGANIZATION
WHAT LEADS TO THE BEST IDEAS?
1. 360-DEGREE LEADERS LISTEN TO ALL IDEAS
2. 360-DEGREE LEADERS NEVER SETTLE FOR JUST ONE IDEA
3. 360-DEGREE LEADERS LOOK IN UNUSUAL PLACES FOR IDEAS
4. 360-DEGREE LEADERS DON'T LET PERSONALITY OVERSHADOW PURPOSE
5. 360-DEGREE LEADERS PROTECT CREATIVE PEOPLE AND THEIR IDEAS
6. 360-DEGREE LEADERS DON'T TAKE REJECTION PERSONALLY
Lead-Across Principle #7DON'T PRETEND YOU'RE PERFECT
HOW TO BE “REAL” IN A COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT
1. ADMIT YOUR FAULTS
2. ASK FOR ADVICE
3. WORRY LESS ABOUT WHAT OTHERS THINK
4. BE OPEN TO LEARNING FROM OTHERS
5. PUT AWAY PRIDE AND PRETENSE
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