Engager

152: Don’t Just Lead — 3 Ways to ENGAGE

by Monica Harrison on March 1, 2017

In the 21st century, those who are changing the world aren’t just leaders; they’re engagers.

Managers and leaders try to get others to do what is needed. Engagers create conditions and cultivate a team that is fully energized to achieve the organization’s purpose.

Managers and leaders see themselves as the magic. Engagers see the team as the magic. [click to continue…]

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41PWDb+q3rL._SX335_BO1,204,203,200_Leaders everywhere talk about accountability, but nobody is defining what it really means — and more importantly, breaking it down into a set of skills that people could learn and apply. Accountability is about helping people unlock their strengths. [click to continue…]

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The New Skills of Influence 3.0: Do you have what it takes to succeed today?

November 6, 2013

Managers and leaders get others to do what is needed. Engagers create conditions that energize everyone to achieve a shared purpose. Managers and leaders work as the hub of a wheel. Engagers work as the rim of a wheel. Managers and leaders see themselves as the magic. Engagers see the team as the magic. The […]

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Upgrade to Influence 3.0

October 25, 2013

I’m a born leader. A natural engager? Not so much. According to the DISC personality profiles, I’m primarily a D for Dominant, which is another way of saying “Bossy.” I’m a classic firstborn. I babysat my brother and sister in junior high, won a seat on Youth Council and earned valedictorian in high school, and […]

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Engagership: Stop leading. Start engaging.

October 14, 2013

Since the 1980s, there’s been constant discussion about the difference between a manager and a leader. The basic distinction has been: Manager: Works through people to get things done. Leader: Sets direction and inspires people to get the RIGHT things done. Both are needed, but the consistent message has been that a great leader – […]

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