On a 1 to 10 point scale, how effectively can you empower the people around you? How much are people typically empowered as a result of meeting with you? What if you could elevate your empowerment skills by at least 2 points? What problems could you address that are painful today? How much would your elevated skills benefit your company, the people around you, and you?
How effective are you in perceiving creatively? How readily can you change the way in which you perceive any given person? How quickly can you see a win-win opportunity in a challenging situation? How easily can you help the people around you perceive a specific person or situation in a way that opens up compelling possibilities for your people and your company?
How do you know when your leadership team’s coaching skills are good enough? How effective can a leader become through honing coaching skills in a continuous improvement process? Are your employees empowered by the feedback they receive? Are breakthroughs in performance common? Are creativity and potential unleashed? Are people inspired to perform at their highest level? Are team members continuously learning from one another in a culture where everyone thrives?
Through the telling of a true story, learn how to create self-fulfilling prophecies with a Pygmalion (positive) effect. Then consider how prophecies can make a positive difference in your organization. Begin to examine challenges that you confront in your workplace from an uncommon lens, as potentially a self-fulfilling prophecy of a different type, one that has a Golem (negative) effect.