Action Centered Leadership™

The Three Circles Model: Balancing Task, Team and Individual Focus

Action Centered Leadership - The Three Circles Model: Balancing Task, Team and Individual Focus

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Stay focused on what's most important.

As a team leader, you likely tackle many competing demands. Sometimes, though, the task, problem or person that "shouts loudest" grabs your attention, while other important areas are sidelined or ignored.

It can be hard to step back and think about your full range of responsibilties, and to consider the specific actions that you need to take to achieve your goals.

The Action Centered Leadership™ model can make this difficult juggling act a little easier. It identifies three key areas that leaders need to focus on, and offers a framework for keeping them in balance. And it may even help you to avoid dropping any balls along the way!

In this article, we look at Action Centered Leadership in more detail, and explore how you can apply it to your own situation.

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