Effective Executive

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Effective Executive by Mind Map: Effective Executive

1. Get the knowledge

1.1. What needs to be done

1.2. Set priorities

1.2.1. post-pone other non-priority tasks

1.3. What an organization needs

1.4. After doing top-priority tasks, reevaluate your priorities

2. 5. Make Effective Decisions

2.1. make effective decisions

2.2. start out with what is right

2.3. Focus on results not work

3. Write an action plan

3.1. Statement of intentions that needs to include:

3.1.1. Desired results

3.1.2. Probable restraints

3.1.3. Future revisions

3.1.4. Check-in points

3.1.5. Basis of the time management

3.1.6. Get feedback

4. 1. Know Thy Time

4.1. Log ones time 2 x year

4.1.1. record, manage and consolidate as necessary.

4.2. Don't do what doesn't matter

4.2.1. if this were not done at all? If nothing…then stop doing it

4.3. Delegate what can be

4.4. Identify time-wasters

4.4.1. Too many people on a job can waste time.

4.5. Group time together

4.6. Consolidate "discretionary time"

5. Have a responsibility for an organization

5.1. Responsibility should be result oriented

5.2. Show you are willing to be accountable for certain results.

6. 4. Concentrate on a few areas that produce outstanding results

6.1. Concentration is the secret!

6.2. The more one can concentrate time, effort, and resources, the greater the number and diversity of tasks one can actually perform.

7. Act

7.1. First thing first

7.2. Consider taking responsibilities

7.2.1. For decisions

7.2.2. For communicating

7.3. Focus on opportunities

7.4. Make meeting productive

8. Executive realities

8.1. Know they are within an organization

8.2. See the things from inside, not outside

8.3. Keep on operating

8.4. Know executive's time belongs to others

9. 3. Build on strengths

9.1. Staff from Strength

9.2. Manage Your Boss

9.2.1. Build on your boss's strengths, in turn making the overall outcome effective.

9.3. Make Yourself Effective

9.3.1. Choose to do the right things

9.3.2. Do the things you are best at

9.3.3. Multiply performance capacity through collective

10. 2. Focus on Outward Contribution

10.1. Direct results should be clearly visible.

10.2. Identify the goal and purpose of organization.

10.3. Specialize in one thing.

10.4. Look for unused potential in your job.

10.5. Four basic requirements of effective human relations:

10.5.1. The right Human Relations

10.5.1.1. Teamwork

10.5.1.1.1. Contribution leads to communication, allowing teamwork to happen

10.5.1.2. Communication

10.5.1.2.1. Be responsible for your contributions to the team

10.5.1.3. Self-development

10.5.1.3.1. Always looking for ways to better themselves

10.5.1.4. Development of others

10.5.1.4.1. Drive others to better themselves too

11. Effectiveness is

11.1. Getting the right things done

11.2. The specific technology of the knowledge worker in the organization

11.3. Can be learned, must be learned

11.4. The secret of which is concentration

11.5. Five habits of the mind

11.6. Setting up priorities

11.7. Reassessing decisions and situations to make sure they are right for the company

12. Effectiveness is not

12.1. Efficiency

12.1.1. Doing things the right way

12.2. Skills learned through training

12.3. Knowledge learned through books

12.4. Inborn talent

12.5. What you want to do.

13. Concept Map Outline

13.1. http://www.scribd.com/doc/3265819/McNeill-2007-Effectiveness-Concept-Map

14. Think and Say "We"

14.1. Need to put the needs and opportunities of the organization before themselves

15. Rules for determining priorities

15.1. Pick the future against the past

15.2. Focus on opportunity rather than the problem

15.3. Choose your own direction-rather than climb on the bandwagon

15.4. Aim high, for something that will make a difference (vs safe & easy to do)