How Are You Perceived as a Leader?
I was a speaker for the Arizona Credit Union League on June 17, 2011.
Another motivational speaker for the credit unions, Mark Arnold, in his inspirational speech adapted this quiz from The Leadership Institute to test how you are perceived by the people you lead.
Take this quiz to unravel your own leadership impression on others
On a scale of 1 to 5, 1 being never, 2 being Almost Never, 3 being Half the Time, 4 being Almost Always, 5.....Always
Healthy Self Concept
Goal Directed and Self Motivated
Motivated by a Desire for Accomplishment
Committed to Personal Performance Standards
Unwilling to Compromise what is Right
Continually learning and Developing
Desire to Succeed
Consistent in Performance
High Personal Energy Level
Ability to focus and Concentrate
Utilizes Creativity and Imagination
Intuitive Decision Making Ability
Emotionally Calm and not easily Angered
Exercises and Inspires Initiative
Genuinely People Oriented
Good Understanding of Human Nature
Promotes Positive Teamwork
Ability to Motivate others into Action
Demonstrate a Sense of Fair Play
Judicious use of Authority
Sensitive to the Emotional Climate of the Team
Expresses Pride in the Team as a Whole
Not Concerned with who gets Credit
Continually Open to Constructive Input
Avoids Negative Thinking and Talking
Acknowledges Others Openly
Avoids Criticism of Others
Leverages the Ideas of Others
Seeks to Understand First
Helps others Benefit from mistakes
Really Trusts Their People
Total your score to determine which category of leadership best applies to you.
140 to 175. High Performance Leader
105 to 139. Outstanding Leader
70 to 104. Effective Leader
35 to 69. Manager
0 to 34. See us after Class!
The motivational speaker than asked the credit union leaders to list their 3 most critical areas for self improvement.
After taking this quiz, what are your leadership strengths and areas to improve? Do your quiz results balance with your expectations?
For more about Mark Arnold and his Inspirational Speeches for Financial Professionals, go to www.markarnold.com
More Leadership Ideas and Resources for financial professionals can be found here