Leading with Clarity – Leadership Skills & Tools
As leaders, our teams look up to us for clarity. But many times, we ourselves lack clarity.
Good leadership is comes when a leader is clear in 3 broad areas:
Clarity of Purpose
Clarity of Plan
Clarity of Responsibility
It is easy said, that have self clarity and provide clarity to your team. Complexity & ambiguity makes it very difficult.
This leadership course, cuts beyond theory and good intentions, that most leadership courses thrive upon.
It provides leaders like you with tools and techniques that can provide Clarity of purpose, plan and responsibility. That means, you can take sound decisions and provide consistent leadership.
SIPOC (Supplier, Input, Process, Output, Customers)
In frame/Out Frame
Cross Functional Process Maps
Process Centric Behaviors
Metrics Tree Map
Welcome to this course!
Approach for Clarity in Leadership
In this lecture, you will learn about the importance of clarity in decision making for leaders through different scenarios.
We will take a dip on how we learn about our business/process/team and infuse new approach. This will help in clarity of plan.
We will take an example of a leader and the clarity he provided to leadership.
We will go deeper and understand the approach used by the leader and its importance to current trends such as Analytics and their role in leadership decisions. This is to help you get clarity of purpose and plan.
Now, we will formalize your approach to clarity.
Appreciate to learn the difference between running the business (status quo) and changing the business (transformation); And different approaches are required. This will help in clarity of purpose.
Tools for Clarity
We will learn about SIPOC, a business mapping tool. It is a great tool to provide clarity of purpose, plan and responsibility.
Now we will talk about decision making through SIPOC and how it can help in bringing clarity of purpose and plan.
Learn about what is true north goals and how to set them. This can help you bring clarity of purpose
Learn about MoSCoW, a prioritization tool, which can be used to bring clarity in where to divert energies of self/team.
In-frame/Out-frame tool can be used to bring clarity in scope.
Learn how to bring clarity in repsonsibility using Cross functional process maps.
Learn about the pit fall of process centricity and how it derails clarity of plan and purpose.
Learn about the positive aspects of process centricity and how to leverage it in providing clarity of plan and responsibility.
Learn how to choose the right metrics and there by provide linkage between clarity of purpose, plan and responsibility.
We have come to the final stage and it is time for your get down to action.
Complete your project work and share it as a direct message to the instructor for review and feedback.