Career Managing Yourself → Self-characters - Do's






Focus on what matters and are happy to take criticism for de-prioritizing the rest.

Stop complaining

Practice what you preach. In other words, lead by example.

Propose/create solutions

Teach others

Show up on time

Beat deadlines

Ask better questions

Listen carefully

Share credit

Write thank you notes

Take good notes

Deliver quality work

Be humble

Measure results

Always check with your boss before doing something

Respect others

Be compassionate.

Avoid from 12 time wasters

Admit you're wrong if you do it wrong.

Be quick to show appreciation

Ask team's viewpoint when relevant and necessary

Give meaningful feedback to team

The best way to compete with your competitors

Be honest with everyone

Be straight and clear

Be authentic - be yourself

Be your word - be someone can trust

Be genuine

Do ground work for immediate low level if no big high level job is flooding

Use narrative presentation (steve jobs/google ceo) than text/graphics heavy style

Make all stakeholders feel good - https://www.wikihow.com/Make-People-Feel-Good

Do your best for best of company and broader people below and top. Then stay far from each person outsides of work hours as it is always impossible to sastify single person

Honor your word. When you say you’re going to do something, do it. No exceptions.

Say sorry. When you make a mistake, admit it, openly and honestly.

Never give up. Cling to the courage of your convictions, even (especially) when things go bad.

Be real. Drop the chest-thumping bravado and ego-driven head games.

Develop skills needed to advance, such as coaching and mentoring, giving feedback, thinking strategically, negotiating, and managing up.

Stay motivated through the added power and influence you have in the organization, and find achievement in the development and successes of your staff. 

Use the time to get more exposure, build relationships and win fans within the organization. 

Able to fully communicate my thoughts

Able to use abstract judgement words

Understand the context

Rule your feelings else they shall rule you

Do firm handshake each time

Maintain personal space

Avoid general topics like health, finance, family issue discussion

Call/address someone name

Live by my words

Habit 1: Be Proactive. ... Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind. ... Habit 3: Put First Things First. ... Habit 4: Think Win/Win. ... Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood. ... Habit 6: Synergize.

Enforce, stick to, abide by ethics

Be effective listener

Leaders must accurately time praise and be careful to avoid extravagant or excessive praise lest it become worthless.

An ounce of personalized extra effort is worth a pound of persuasion

Goal of communication is to foster understanding

Admit if you make mistake. Be upfront and quick with your correction.

Stop procrastination and complaints. Take action.

Acquire Dr. Wagners 7 survival skills - https://www.tonywagner.com/7-survival-skills/

Set priorities of focus on Company > Team > Self

Be thoughtful and never act rashly.

Be thoughtful before you say or decide things.

Trust and integrity is entry ticket to leadership effectiveness

Understand your team and use that knowledge to build high-performing team and superior working relationships