1. I energize the people around me to move forward.
2. I stay curious, open, and receptive (not defensive) when criticized.
3. I drive change.
4. I drive critical outcomes.
5. I take quick action (without procrastinating) on the things that matter most, even when they're hard.
6. I have difficult conversations.
7. I build trusted relationships with difficult people or people I don’t like.
8. I am excited to try new things.
9. I raise hard-to-talk about issues.
10. I inspire commitment from the people around me.
11. I ask for help.
12. I am well-liked by all (even people who disagree with me).
13. I build bridges between people, departments, and silos.
14. I get the best from the people around me.
15. I skillfully handle people who push back.
16. I follow through on what’s most important.
17. I show up in critical leadership moments with confidence.
18. I patiently listen to people when they have issues.
19. I speak up when I have something important to say.
20. I manage politics skillfully and effectively to achieve what’s most important.
21. I relax.
22. I focus my effort on a clear vision.
23. I take risks.
24. I easily admit when I don’t know something.
25. I routinely step into the unknown.
26. I address conflict proactively.
27. I feel understood by others (even people who disagree with me).
28. I routinely say “no” to stay focused on what's most important.
29. I show up to support the people around me.
30. I am open, vulnerable, and honest with others.
31. I focus the efforts of others on what’s most important.
32. I align my team behind a shared goal.
33. I have strong opinions and make decisions quickly.
34. I get buy-in from others on my vision and guiding principles.
35. I get my team to be accountable.
36. I build trust with, and between, the people around me.
37. I make decisions and take actions that might upset others.
38. I advocate strongly for my positions.
39. I make decisions based on what’s best for my company.
40. I easily admit when I’ve made a mistake or I’m wrong.
41. I act despite fear.
42. I have productive conflicts with others.
43. I artfully influence others.
44. I am trusting of others (even people with whom I disagree).
45. I inspire others to work towards my vision.
46. I make important, bold decisions quickly.
47. I achieve big things without feeling anxiety.
48. Everything I do is with the bigger picture in mind.