There are 5 key capabilities of Centered Leadership when used together—are important predictors of these executives’ satisfaction with their leadership performance and their life overall:
Finding your strengths and putting them to work in the service of a purpose that inspires you
Adopting a more constructive way to view your world and convert even difficult situations into opportunities
Building a stronger sense of community and belonging
Pursuing opportunities disguised by risk
Practicing ways to sustain your energy on a long leadership journey
Surveying Your Centered Leadership
Rate each statement accordingly: 1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Disagree, 3=Not sure/neutral, 4=Agree, 5=Strongly Agree
___ 1. I actively build communities of people who give and get support from each other.
___ 2. I proactively ask senior people for opportunities that will help me develop.
___ 3. I actively find ways to help others and ways in which they can help me.
___ 4. I make sure I calm & prepare myself before going into situations where I may get upset or angry.
___ 5. My passion for what I do inspires others.
___ 6. I take time to reflect on what really matters most to me.
___ 7. I engage in activities that draw on my natural strengths.
___ 8. Every day, I consciously do things to keep myself energized.
___ 9. I have a noticeable energizing effect on others.
___ 10. I recognize and step beyond my fears so they don’t keep me from seizing good opportunities.
___ 11. When I experience a mistake or failure, I quickly come up with a plan to recover.