How to Be a Star at “Work” Robert E. Kelley
- Initiative—Actively engages in the workplace by taking on responsibility above and beyond stated job; volunteers for additional activities; promotes new ideas and follows through with them.
- Networking—Cultivates and has direct and immediate access to people who are sources of knowledge necessary for getting the job done; shares information with people who need it.
- Self Management—Regulates own work commitments, time, performance level, and career within the workplace, including career growth.
- Perspective—Understands how own work responsibilities fit into the larger context; is aware of other viewpoints, such as those of customers, management, work team, and competitors.
- Followership—Assists and supports the leader in accomplishing organizational goals; thinks and acts independently rather than relying solely on the leader’s direction; positively and actively engages in making the organization a success.
- Leadership—Formulates, states and builds consensus on common goals and works effectively to accomplish them.
- Teamwork—Assumes joint responsibility for work activities; coordinates efforts smoothly, works effectively with colleagues to accomplish shared goals.
- Organizational Savvy—Manages and navigates within competing organizational interests and subcultures that involve individuals or groups to promote cooperation, address conflicts, and get things done.9.Show and Tell—Prepares and presents ideas persuasively