One of the best tools for building for accelerating your leadership development is a 360 Assessment.
This is true whether you are a Supervisor, in Corporate Leadership or Executive Leadership. Regardless of your past experience, confidence and skill, a leadership assessment is perhaps the single most important next step in your leadership development program.
Here are four reasons why 360 Assessments are so valuable:
They create awareness. Even if you know where you want to go, if you don’t know your current location it will be hard to arrive. A 360 Assessment gives you an awareness of your current location in your leadership development path.
They give focus. The resulting report will give you a sense of your relative strengths and weaknesses from a variety of perspectives – from your boss, your peers, your team and others. And it provides a comparison of these viewpoints with your own.
They make you more efficient. With the information and perspective gained from this leadership assessment, you can be smarter in your learning efforts. Now you know which skills you want to improve first!
They provide a benchmark. With a benchmark you are able to better gauge your progress over time. If you don’t know where you started, it is hard to distinguish your progress.
For all of these reasons I call 360 Assessments the great leadership performance enhancer. Go here to learn more about our tools and processes for helping you get these advantages with The Remarkable Leadership 360 Assessment.