…many people in the workforce have not invested in the scholarly process, but have learned scholarly ways, and may have attained extraordinary academic, vocational or technical skills. Leaders recognize the value of; scholarly knowledge and expertise from application and experience.
Tweet Translation? No matter how excited and psychologically pumped you are about a goal, your potential to successfully achieve it, is determined by your day-to-day, hour-to-hour actions. Goal planning is essential to craft your momentum. Bottom line: Excitement ≠ Momentum. WHAT?!! Does this mean that my joyful anticipation of the “svelte, 20 pounds lighter, me” […]
The achievement of collaboration requires communication skills beyond words. Dynamic leaders rely on action-fueled feedback that fortifies a healthy team.
“the nature of a leader’s role can actually be extremely annoying to someone who is purely, and uniquely gifted with managerial skills. And yet, the leader’s role emerges from ideals, vision, and purpose that can ultimately make the manager’s role much easier.”
“engaged leaders develop sustainable habit building; positive, actionable habits of thinking and doing. The only rule: Be ‘on’ every day.”
A naïve view is to believe that solopreneurship answers the challenges of poor personal cash management, frustrations with micromanagers, rigid schedules and challenges with time management, or any of thousands of issues that human beings face when they are employed by someone else.
If you expect your new solo business to thrive, examine your truths about startup, operating, and delivering products and services on your own will not likely satisfy your personal freedom quest.
Regardless of the inspiration, the promise of autonomy and potential profitability that rests solely on the strengths and talents of these lone rangers, and rangerettes, offers an appealing alternative to traditional business models. The challenges rest within the independent, self-governing model; solopreneurs do everything themselves.
If you want to create a sense of ownership, of responsible, creative behaviors in your organization, the relationship balance hinges on trust-building. Leaders must exercise and demonstrate integrity.
“…our growth as a person and our success as a solopreneur depends greatly on our ability to examine all parts of our life to see if they add up to the total person we want to be.”