Outline  

Preface...................................................................... 6

Introduction............................................................ 13

Understanding the 11 Antidotes..................................... 22

Antidote 1: Know Your Place......................................... 28

1.1. Know yourself & increase self-awareness.............. 32

1.2. Know the key attributes of the organization......... 40

1.3. Know your job description very well...................... 46

1.4. Know Key stakeholders and their preferences...... 48

Antidote 2: Own Your Place.......................................... 51

2.1. Increase your self-regard.......................................... 55

2.2. Overcome imposter syndrome................................ 57

2.3. Become assertive...................................................... 59

2.4. Set boundaries........................................................... 63

Antidote 3: Build Your Team......................................... 65

3.1. Understand team dynamics...................................... 68

3.2. Recognize team formation stages............................ 70

3.3. Position your team members right.......................... 73

3.4. Develop your team................................................... 75

Antidote 4: Communicate Effectively............................ 78

4.1. Understand stakeholders’ preferences.................... 80

4.2. Craft a strategic communications plan................... 82

4.3. Develop all-rounded communication..................... 85

4.4. Improve non-verbals and listening......................... 86

Antidote 5: Deliver Results............................................ 90

5.1. Set clear goals............................................................ 92

5.2. Manage your time and energy effectively............... 95

5.3. Prioritize.................................................................... 97

5.4. Create and sustain your productivity...................... 99

Antidote 6: Make Timely Decisions............................. 103

6.1. Understand the importance of decisiveness......... 106

6.2. Learn solving problems promptly......................... 107

6.3. Three sources of power in decision making........ 110

6.4. Deciding amid conflicts & impasse...................... 114

Antidote 7: Engage Your People.................................. 118

7.1. Know what motivates your people....................... 120

7.2. Engage by meeting needs...................................... 123

7.3. Engage by using proper recognitions................... 124

7.4. Engage using effective delegation......................... 126

Antidote 8: Strive for Excellence.................................. 130

8.1. Recognize the place of excellence......................... 132

8.2. Set and manage performance goals....................... 134

8.3. Give performance feedback.................................. 136

8.4. Address poor performance issues right away...... 139

Antidote 9: Articulate Your Leadership Philosophy...... 143

9.1. Understanding the place of true leadership.......... 145

9.2. The importance of leadership philosophy............ 148

9.3. Crafting your leadership philosophy..................... 149

9.4. Communicating the leadership philosophy.......... 150

Antidote 10: Become Authentic and Credible............... 151

10.1. The place of authenticity and credibility............ 154

10.2. Become authentic and credible........................... 155

10.3. Practice consistency and fairness........................ 158

10.4. Be teachable and vulnerable................................ 162

Antidote 11: Develop Yourself and Your People........... 165

11.1. The vital roles of holistic growth........................ 167

11.2. Develop yourself................................................... 169

11.3. Develop your team............................................... 172

11.4. Grow your vulnerable team members................ 174

Conclusion............................................................ 177

 

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Understanding the 11 Antidotes

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