OBJECTIVE: 9 sentence-stems to help you overcome possible barriers to your leadership presence
MINDSET: Of all the judgments we pass in life, the most critical is the judgment we pass on ourselves. The conversations you have with yourself determine how much you believe in yourself and how that belief translates into leading self and leading others.
ACTION: Without stopping to think, quickly generate at least 3 endings to the given sentence stems. There is no right or wrong answer. The idea is to turn off the little voice inside of you that censors your thoughts. Put aside your critical mind, think after, not during.
DURATION: 9 minutes. If it takes longer, you are “thinking” (rehearsing or calculating) too much.
Relationship Building: If I intentionally surround myself with positive people, I would ___
Social Awareness: If I don’t let someone else’s energy affect me, I would ___
Personal Magnetism: If I boost my energy level in a conversation by 5 per cent, I would ___
Inner Dialogue: If I have uplifting conversations with myself, I would___
Composure: If I get comfortable with not being the smartest person in the room, I would___
Personal Brand: If I had the next big role in my career, I would ___
Gratitude: If I recognize others for my success and small wins, I would___
Self-Care: If I daily schedule time to recharge myself, I would___
Compassion: If I make people feel safe and comfortable around me, I would___