Defining Core Behaviors for Team Alignment GREAT LEADERS BOLDLY EXPRESS THEIR COMPELLING PURPOSE
Contrary to pop-culture belief, leading effectively is not a natural trait. It is true that many people are drawn towards leadership roles. But becoming a great leader that has the ability to guide others in leading themselves for getting things done is a learned behavior. The clearer the person is in their purpose,the more compelling they'll be in having an aligned team.
Purpose Thrives in Alignment
Misalignment never fixes itself. Having an aligned team is critical for success in the mission purpose. A great example of a leader that boldly expresses her compelling purpose is Ellen Latham the founder of Orangetheory. Ellen inspires people both inside and outside the Orangetheory studios to find the confidence to reach their goals. She leverages her authority to remove the obstacles for her people to create raving fans internally and externally.
You will be able to recognize misaligned energy when team members celebrate the lack of performance of other stakeholders. The responsibility of a leader is to keep the team aligned with the mission purpose. People will follow a leader that has clearly defined their purpose and is committed to following through even when a character enhancing experience reveals itself. Remaining true to oneself displays for everyone to see, the overwhelming commitment to the vision.
GAIN CLARITY ABOUT WHO YOU WANT TO BECOME
What are your innermost values? Not having an accurate answer to this question can cause unhappiness and discontent. Discover for yourself the most powerful words in your life that encapsulate the most important principles that drives you towards fulfillment. The truth of your current circumstances is not the truth of where you’ll always be. As a leader, executive, or business owner, you can create a new mindset and thrive in the worst of times. If you can imagine a bigger vision, you’ll set proper goals and surround yourself with people that will help you achieve them.
STRIVE FOR CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT Are you ready to have endless motivation? Are you ready to have a fulfilling and happy life? Eric Miller has over 5000 hours of coaching executives, professionals and leaders. In that time, he has seen the common threads of successful influencers. They are all clear about their leadership purpose, have up-to-date values, and are driven by their "why" to achieve their bigger vision. Strive for continuous improvement and refresh your why. Live life on purpose.