13 Oct Leadership is Language One-Pager Resource
Love the idea of the new playbook for leaders but having trouble remembering the new plays and how to implement them? Here’s a set of 8 one-page summary sheets for many of the key concepts in Leadership is Language as well as the plays.
The 8 one-pagers cover:
- The new playbook for leaders (the 6 new plays replacing the 6 old plays)
- How to run the The new play where we are able to call a pause or time-out in order to exit the pressures of redwork and shift to the thinking of bluework. play
- How to ask better questions and the seven sins of questioning to avoid
- The new play of The play where we decide what we intend to do and dedicate ourselves to action.
- How the new play of The play at the end of redwork where we pause to reflect on what we have accomplished, celebrate that, and invite others to tell their stories. chunks the work for incremental improvement (not continuous improvement)
- How to run the The play at the end of redwork where we pause to reflect on what we have accomplished, celebrate that, and invite others to tell their stories. play.
- The tug of war between the The part of the self that wants to project and protect an image of competence in the world, deserving of praise and recognition. The “Be Good” self needs to be tamed in order to play the improve play. and the The part of the self that wants to grow and get better. The get better self yearns for learning and is seeking and curious. The “Get Better” self needs to be active for the improve play..
- The trappings of high The amount of hierarchical social distance from one person to another. A proxy for power gradient could be pay scale, office size, equity, age, longevity, skill level, attractiveness, and carpet thickness. Information flows inversely to the steepness of the power gradient. Steep power gradients inhibit communications, variability of ideas, and creativity. In psychology, this is close to the term “social gradient.” environments in support of the The enabling play that makes all the other plays more effective. Connect is caring for others and leveling the power gradient. Connect means viewing yourself as doing WITH, not TO or FOR. play.
We hope you find them useful.
Download the one-pagers here: Leadership is Language one-pager Handouts