The Givray Leadership Framework comprises four domains of character traits, competencies, and behaviors & practices that define and measure leadership capacity and performance. To earn leadership’s invitation and deliver on its promise, you must be and do in all four domains.
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Who You Are
This is not about your public persona, but about who you are at the core, as defined by your life purpose, your professional mission, your spoken and lived values, your beliefs and assumptions, and your dreams and aspirations. Developing and possessing requisite skills and knowledge may help you attain a position of authority or power. But it’s your character that others will judge before they agree to be led by you. Those who earn leadership’s invitation and deliver on its promise answer the question of character by choosing and exemplifying certain essential and non-negotiable distinguishing qualities which are specified within the Leadership Framework.
What You Do
What you do is the application of your natural talents, accumulated knowledge, gained experience and developed skills, manifested through your behaviors, habits and practices, based on a prioritized allocation of your time, energy and heart. Each of us must perform various duties and tasks based on our position and responsibilities. However, those who aspire to earn leadership’s invitation and are committed to deliver on its promise place the highest priority on doing certain things. Within the Leadership Framework these are The Essential 10.
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