In the early years after he founded Microsoft, Bill Gates had a surprising reply when strangers asked him what he did. He didn’t say, “I’m the CEO of Microsoft” or even “I’m an entrepreneur.” He said, “I’m a programmer.” He was making an important point about leadership – one that can help you become a more effective leader. In this Quick Take you will learn a simple definition of leadership -- and how it ties into credibility, the number one source of credibility for leaders and the key to increasing, and sustaining, your credibility as a leader.
This product includes
Learn a single behavior-changing insight in just 5- to 7-minutes.Quiz (& Quiz Answer Guide)
Prove that the learner(s) understand the concept and increase knowledge retention.Discussion Guide
Facilitate a discussion, connecting the concept to your unique challenges.Summary Sheet
Revisit the concept as follow-up or in the moment-of-need.
How do you use this?To kick start Micro-Meetings
Micro-training makes it easy for managers to facilitate meetings where teams develop shared vocabulary and benefit from peer learning.To kick start one-on-one coaching
Micro-training is extremely tactical and it’s a great tool to help managers frame very specific, skill-based coaching interactions.As self-directed learning
Micro-videos are a solution to a specific skill challenge. For example: “How to handle an employee who has a bad attitude,” or “How to handle a price objection.” You have a question. You find the right micro-video. You watch it on your own. You deploy the skill on the job.