The start of a new year signalsseason at many companies.
Regardless of whether the protocol at your employer includes self-evaluation, annual review season is a time all managers should leverage to conduct their own self-assessment.
In fact, pondering just three questions can help you evaluate how far you’ve come as a manager, identify what obstacles still remain in your path, and reveal whether your actions align with your managerial mission.
1. What events challenged me the most as a leader in 2017?
Being a manager requires a high degree of emotional intelligence. You couple professional know-how with credibility with likability. You must empower others to be accountable and inspired yet maintain a sense of authority and decisiveness.
The degree to which these traits are valued and effective depends on the audience—which is a changing cast of characters. It’s a challenging balancing act, even...(register to read more)