How To Identify Common Developmental Areas In Leadership Development

At all levels of leadership, there is a need to inspire, innovate, and empower teams. Learning how to do so is an important part of the leadership journey, and one that needs to be planned – a great leader rarely just happens. This is why the 360-degree feedback survey is such a valuable tool. The qualities of a good leader While there is almost a limitless number of ways that a leader can prove themselves to be exceptional, some of t....
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A Perfect Leader?

Snapshot: Following our last edition of the Self-Awareness case study, we have gathered another example of an existing manager from the same 200-employee company who possesses a non-optimal level of self-awareness – this time, exhibiting very high self-confidence. For the sake of anonymity, the manager in question will be referred to as John Smith. Overconfidence?  Nothing screams “red-flag” more than a manager who....
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Leadership Self-Awareness Case Studies: Are you being too critical of your leadership abilities?

“The report has nailed it. We need to make [Jane] aware that she's doing a much better job in every leadership area than she gives herself credit for.” CEO of the organization Snapshot: A 200-employee company recently conducted an organization-wide 360-degree review for their middle & senior managers using the MultiRater Surveys platform. In addition to the 360 Degree Leadership Feedback Survey Report they were able to access....
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First Look at Our Brand New Leadership Self-Awareness Report

Defining Great Leadership Over the last few years, we've been investigating whether there is one key factor that sets apart good, and great leadership. With the rise of Emotional Intelligence - currently one of, if not the hottest topic within the executive world - we believe our team at MultiRater Surveys have found an answer. It is Self-Awareness. Not only does Self-Awareness underpin great leadership, it is also the foundation to ....
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Planning for succession: What every executive needs to do

When it comes to senior roles within the organisation, having a robust succession plan is of critical importance. The stability and, ultimately, health of the business rests on having a smooth transition of a compatible successor to a role when the existing leader moves on. While no two leaders (and their leadership styles) are the same, good succession planning will ensure that the transition is seamless for everyone within the organisation ....
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Conflict Resolution Is One Of The Most Critical Skills Of Any Manager

Conflict is inevitable within the workplace. This is especially true given that the modern workplace actively aims to encourage a diversity of backgrounds, political leanings, ethnicities, genders, and sexualities. That diversity results in a broader range of ideas and innovation. The challenge that it creates is that it also means that there will be times where personalities clash. One of the most important abilities that any 360 Degree Asse....
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The best questions to put into your 360-degree surveys to build better leaders

Being a truly great, transformational leader starts with understanding the impact that you and your leadership style are having on those around you. You need to find your strengths and your opportunities for growth. This is where the 360-degree survey comes in, but without asking the right questions, you’re not going to get the answers that you need for improvement, which leads to a stall in your leadership development. So, what are the most eff....
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 What Qualities Do You Want In A Leader?

Business leaders need to wear a lot of hats. They need to keep projects on time and on budget, report on team performance and take directions from their direct reports and/or the company board, and manage their team all the while looking to help build success stories. It’s a lot to manage, and the consequences of under-managing are significant – a poor leader can result in anything from budget blowouts to your best talent leaving the company, an....
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Why it’s important to allow employees to provide feedback on their managers, too

There are many different forms of feedback within an organisation, and while often overlooked, the 360 degree assessment is an essential one. Traditional forms of feedback can include: Performance Reviews – generally an annual review in which the employee’s overall performance and growth as an individual is assessed. These reviews are generally accompanied with pay reviews. Constructive Criticism – when someone’s performance or behavi....
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How the authentic leadership survey can help you identify the unsung heroes in your organisation

We are in the midst of what is being termed “The Great Resignation.” People are leaving their jobs at unprecedented rates, and it does have the experts baffled; hard to believe that deep into a pandemic, people are willingly leaving their jobs and, often, putting themselves into a position of economic risk. Traditionally, people leave due to wage stagnation and increases in cost of living. Nowadays, those traditional factors are joined by an ....
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