Leadership objectives are targets that a leader sets for a period of time. This can be part of formal performance management, communication of goals or as part of a process of personal improvement. The following are common types of leadership objectives.
Developing a mission and vision. This is often a team effort whereby a leader gets an entire organization behind a mission.Development and execution of strategy.Delivering quick wins in a fast changing environment.
Improving something by an order of magnitude.
MoonshotAn innovation that is considered extremely ambitious or impossible. Typically requires years or decades and involves much risk.Developing valuable and unique knowledge.
Leading a shift in your culture including things such as norms and expectations.
ValuesGetting teams to embrace a set of values in their work.
PrinciplesDeveloping and implementing guidelines that improve culture or solve problems.Aggressive programs of change that discard existing processes, technologies, practices or products.
ChangeLeading projects and initiatives of change. Overcoming common causes of failure such as resistance to change.Motivating customers, employees, stakeholders and partners to embrace things such as a mission or strategy.Improving the output you get for inputs such as an hour worked or a kilowatt hour of electricity.
Transforming a process that isn't going to end well into one that has a better future.Selling an idea or sharing knowledge.
Learning & CoachingDeveloping your knowledge with techniques such as listening. Serving those around you by coaching where useful.Developing new business capabilities.
End-goals such as revenue.
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