need to identify and
set objectives both for themselves, their units, and their
organizations. Ensure that you set the right objectives if you want to
results. The objectives should be achievable and challenging.
Never set your staff unachievable targets – it will be demoralizing for
Self-control is the tool of
knows what to do, knows how to do it, and (above all) gets it done. In all
three phases, the effective executive
self-management, starting with the management of their own time. They
use that time systematically for work that only they can do, and for the
decisions that only they can take, while
non-core jobs to others. They establish priorities by putting first things
first – and ignoring the secondary things.
"Everybody in an
organization has to believe their livelihood is based on the quality of the
product they deliver."
~ Lee Iacocca
Your contribution within the
context of the organization needs to be properly understood.
The Tree of
Be aware of
what is expected from you and why. That awareness will determine you ability
to contribute to your organization. Ask yourself what you should do, rather
than simply doing what you are told to do.
Identify your strengths to be able
to use your own unique powers to contribute to what needs to be done. Carry
out the Strength – Weakness – Opportunities – Threats (SWOT)
analysis on yourself. Build on your strengths and
avoiding threats and weak areas.
If you want to improve as a
manager, don't stick to your current contribution level. Adapt your
build on opportunities to enhance your
Overcome Resistance to Change:
Kore 10 Tips
Never be satisfied by present
standards of performance, whether other people's or your own.
superior performance examples and make bettering that level your
Aim to accomplish "impossible"
things based on the following key elements:
Break down execution into four
Make it your
practice to plan
systematically, never failing to address these four decisions, and always
work to a realistic deadline.
Try to find a "key" to a specific aspect of
the operation that would unlock the full potential of the enterprise leading
to successful achievement of the objective.
8 Winning Habits