Leadership competencies related to team leadership, strategic agility, execution skills, empowered leadership, communication skills, customer centricity, developing people and people management, drive for results, problem-solving and decision making and risk taking ability were identified at the first stage of intervention. The average scores of all the participants on these competencies in the pre -intervention stage was 3.8 which reached 4.1 as assessed by the seniors; a significant increase of 0.3 towards the end of the intervention. There had been 10 to 20% average improvement in each competency.
The participants were asked what had they learnt and its applications.
a. Execution Skills: Helped in bringing in discipline and structure in their execution skills by actively using the Action Log.
b. Collaboration across city/regions: The participants have bonded with each other as a result of which:
i. productivity has improved
ii. conflicts have reduced
iii. things are moving quickly
c. Higher ownership/accountability : Participants felt the need to take more accountability and responsibility and this has helped in taking actions for their own work
d. Goal Setting: brought in a systematic way of setting goals. The goals are now set using the SMART technique.
e. Delegation : Are able delegate more effectively
i. applying the principles of delegation
ii. take more risks in people by letting them take bigger role
f. Time Management: A huge improvement in their managing their time :
i. now able to avoid procrastination
ii. started making daily plans
g. Self-Mastery – They are implementing aspects of Self-mastery:
i. started living in the now leading to more effectiveness
ii. started being sensitive to others’ emotions and situations and understand them better
iii. helped in understanding team members better
h. Hedge Hog Concept – have applied this to investments.