How Strong Is Your Leadership?

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

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