Become a Better Leader By Focusing on Your Self Leadership
Everyone is a leader. While not everyone may have a leadership title, how they show up and the actions they take will affect others.
This makes focusing on your self leadership an important aspect of being the best leader you can.
As you give more attention to your self leadership, how you lead yourself and others will improve.
This issue focuses on various aspects of self leadership including defining what it is and why you need it, how it can make you a better leader, and the effects it will have on your productivity.
Included in this issue:
- 5 Ways Your Self Leadership Will Make You a Better Leader (Video)
- Your Leadership Motivation Starts Within (Article)
- Productivity Starts with Self Leadership (Article)
- The Effect of Self Leadership on Your Productivity (Article)
- Self-Care: A Discipline for Effective Self Leadership (Podcast)
- What is Self Leadership and Why Do You Need It? (Article)
- Seven Self-Care Strategies Of Successful Leaders (Article)
Continue reading to find out.
Enjoy this week's issue. 🙏
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5 Ways Your Self Leadership Will Make You a Better Leader
How you lead yourself will influence how you lead others. If you want to be a better leader, you have to give more attention to your self leadership.
In this video, learn five ways your self leadership will make you a better leader. These are things to focus on to improve your leadership abilities.
👉A common theme throughout this issue is you can lead others better if you lead yourself well first.
Your Leadership Motivation Starts Within
While there are many ways to motivate others, you first need to know what motivates you. Only a motivated leader can motivate others.
In this post, Lolly Daskal, author of The Leadership Gap, explains why to find your motivation, you must understand yourself first.
👉If you are not self-motivated, you cannot expect those you lead to be. How you motivate yourself will show up in how you motivate and lead others.
- Credit: Lolly Daskal
Productivity Starts with Self Leadership
Self leadership is not selfish. To have exceptional self leadership will require better focus on positive self-talk, self-care and self-respect.
In this post, learn why the better your self-leadership is, the more productive you will be.
👉Those who have formed productive habits know the better they manage themselves, the better they will focus, which will lead to increased productivity.
- Credit: LBD Group
The Effect of Self Leadership on Your Productivity
When you're operating at your best, your productivity will improve.
In this post, Sally Foley-Lewis shares her Productive Leadership model for improving productivity, which is centered on focusing on your self leadership.
👉It's obvious you cannot function at your best and produce quality work if you don't have healthy practices that will support you being productive.
- Credit: Sally Foley-Lewis
Self-Care: A Discipline for Effective Self Leadership
Self-care is a leadership discipline.
In this podcast epsiode, Michael Hyatt explains the three amazing benefits of tending to your own needs first.
👉As you focus on self-care and ensure you meet your needs, you will perform consistently at the level you know you can, and will set a good example for those you lead.
- Credit: Lead to Win Podcast by Michael Hyatt and Megan Hyatt-Miller
What is Self Leadership and Why Do You Need It?
Leadership often implies influencing others to take action to get a desired outcome.
As a professional or leader, have you thought about what it means to lead yourself?
In this post, Amy Franko shares her perspective on what self leadership is and why it's the most important pillar in the leadership development process.
👉Your leadership abilities will grow when you know the importance of leading yourself first, and why it's a critical factor in your leadership success.
- Credit: Amy Franko
Seven Self-Care Strategies Of Successful Leaders
As self leadership implies leading yourself, this means taking care of yourself well will help you lead others better.
In this post, learn strategies successful leaders use to focus on their self-care, which will also support their self leadership.
👉Successful leaders make personal and professional growth a priority, which plays a part in their success. Learning effective self leadership strategies will support your leadership development.
- Credit: Forbes
5 Tips to Achieve Self Leadership
Self leadership involves looking inwardly to contribute outwardly.
In this infographic, learn five things you can do to develop your self leadership.
👉Taking simple steps daily will ensure you make your self leadership a priority and continue to grow as a leader.
- Credit: TMA World
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The best leaders communicate well and see themselves as guides or teachers. They make it easier to support others accomplish what they want.
In this post, learn five ways teaching will improve your leadership abilities, so you can become the best leader you can be, while helping others to be the best they can be.
👉When you embrace your role as a teacher, your leadership skills will improve, which will make you a better leader.
Self Leadership is the Beginning of Self Mastery
A powerful leadership principle to live by is to show others what's possible when you lead yourself well.
As competent or powerful leaders are not born but developed, you too can become a leader worth following if you make self leadership a priority.
When you focus on your self leadership, you will have a better sense of who you are, what you're capable of, and where you're going. This will make you a leader who can also bring the best out of others.
MAKE IT COUNT
An action step you can take this week is to introduce one practice that will improve your self leadership. Keep it simple and gradually add more practices to take your leadership to a new level.
Have a great week. Thank you for reading. 🙏
And always remember, live your greatness! 🙌
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