“The process of spotting fear and refusing to obey it is the source of all true empowerment.” — Martha Beck
Empowerment is a process that requires ongoing effort, awareness, and commitment to transforming what people are capable of.
In the book, The 3 Keys to Empowerment: Release the Power Within People for Astonishing Results, Ken Blanchard, John P Carlos, and Alan Randolph share real insights, real examples, and real stories of how managers can navigate the journey to empowerment and unleash what people are capable of.
The 3 Keys to Empowerment is effectively a roadmap for creating a culture of empowerment.
This roadmap includes integration the three keys for empowerment, the three stages to empowerment, and situational leadership II.
Book Nuggets at a Glance
Here are my nuggets so far …
Situational Leadership II – With this model, you apply the appropriate leadership style depending on where your team is for the specific task or goal. For the leadership style, the two key considerations are directive behaviors and supportive behaviors. For the development levels, the two key considerations are competence and commitment.