Leadership priorities

A leader can easily be diverted from priorities – to be focused on them, you must know what they are!

Frequency – constant!

Key participants – direct reports.

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The leader of a team will face what will sometimes seem like a constant challenge to priorities – the ebb and flow of day-to-day issues, dealing with the unexpected, organising yourself to deal with planned meetings and reports, keeping on top of e-mail and spending quality time with your direct reports and key partners and customers.

The major risk to you, and to your performance, is that you allow yourself to be buffeted by events, and to feel – and even to be seen – to be responding to whatever happens next. The ...

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