Self-reflection on your own mindset and leadership culture

What is your habitual mindset ? Which mindsets are you accustomed to and which are perhaps less familiar? The more mature our mindset, the better we are able to deal with complexity and diversity.

Do a little experiment and complete the following sentences. Complete the 12 sentences as you wish. There are no right or wrong answers. Everything is allowed. You can be as profound and complex as you like.

The 12 reflective sentences

1. The task of a leader / manager is …

2. What I like about myself as a leader / manager is …

3. What makes life difficult for me as a leader / manager is …

4. When employees are helpless …

5. Success is …

6. Rules are …

7. My main problem as a leader / manager is …

8. When I reach my limits …

9. To lead others …

10. When I exercise power over others …

11. When I’m being criticised …

12. My conscience troubles me when …

It’s most interesting when you do this together with a few colleagues and compare your sentences.

To make it easier for you to complete the sentences, this PDF contains examples of completed sentences, each of which is typical for a particular mindset. Match your answer to the example sentence that comes closest to your own. Complete as many sentences as possible and make a note of which mindset is expressed in your answers.

You will probably discover you assume different mindsets depending on the situation. Let this insight and the example sentences from the next mindsets be inspiration for your own development.

Criteria according to which the sentences are assigned to a mindset

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