The Leadership Difference Snapshot
 
 

 

1. My firm attracts the best talent in the industry.
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2. On an annual basis, I have established a general pattern in which the overall value of our organization increases.

Consider the following : Are you able to increase staff pay every year? Are you able to command higher fees in the marketplace? Are you able to hire new employees that perform? Are you able to create new functions and capabilities in your organizations? Are you attractive as a merger or partnership candidate ? Are you in a position to acquire another firm?
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3. Everyone in our company understands why our customers value us.
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4. I agree that my organization's success doesn't just depend on me, and that it would not fail if I left the organization.
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5. We are able to clearly communicate to customers, prospects, and other stakeholders how our company offers a value that is indispensable and unbeatable in the marketplace.
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6. Our organization is recognized by people that know it as contributing to the quality of life and the well being of our community now and over the long term.
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7. Our employees have the encouragement to learn and innovate even when mistakes will be made.
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8. The "right" customers come to us because we are the firm they want to do business with.
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9. We establish strong ties with customers to track quality and drive innovative ideas.
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10. Despite my leadership responsibilities, I have plenty of energy available to devote to my family, friends, and community. I would agree with this statement…
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11. There is a consistently challenging flow of work that excites and stimulates but does not lead to burnout or unnecessary strains and tensions.
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12. Our company recognized by customers as distinct, valuable and irreplaceable in our chosen markets.
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13. Our firm is able to stretch capacity using the goodwill of the staff and capabilities of strategic partners to meet unusual customer needs.
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14. As difficult times occur in our company we get support (financial flexibility, extra energy on referrals, good ideas and comments, etc.) from our community.
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15. I think that I have a good balance of different kinds of commitments in my life. I would agree with this statement...
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16. Every employee in the company acts in a way, each and every day, that delivers value to our customers.
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17. Employees make day to day, independent self-directed decisions that result in delivering high quality for our customers.
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18. Innovative business processes and methods catch on and are incorporated into the organization's practices.
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19. My organization modifies our products and services to capture outstanding innovations.
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20. We retain our best employees.
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21. I feel that leading people in a company is something I always wanted to do and was meant to do. I would agree with this statement…
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22. I recognize those employees who generate new ideas.
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23. We are able to form effective partnerships with strategic allies.
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24. Our vendors offer us good prices and levels of high quality because they want to be identified with our company.
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25. I am completely comfortable with how leading people fits into the bigger picture of my life. I would agree with this statement...

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