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The Thinking Advantage

Approximately 10 mins

Your Information

When filling in this scorecard, you'll be presented with a set of mindsets to read through. For each one, you'll rate where you currently are, and where you would like to be in the future. Once you've completed the scorecard, an email with your completed scorecard will be sent to you.

In order to begin, the following issues need to be addressed:

Mindset 1: Teach

Select a number on each side, one for where you feel you score currently, and where you want to be.

Currently, I am I want to be
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Your people only need the basics in order to do their job. Once they learn them, they really don’t need any additional teaching.
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You’d love to spend more time teaching your people, but never seem to prioritize it.
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You spend time & money on formal training, which has been in place for years. Multiple outside experts ensure the training is high quality.
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Your teaching goes beyond skills & productivity improvements; it’s about collaborative thinking. You update & adapt, and people learn daily.
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Mindset 2: Coach

Select a number on each side, one for where you feel you score currently, and where you want to be.

Currently, I am I want to be
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You expect that if you hire people to do a job, they will do it. You don’t have time to make sure they are doing it right. It’s up to them.
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You get frustrated when you need to spend time supporting your people. You often get behind on your projects because others need direction.
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You’re the single source of information for your people. They rely on you for advice and regularly comment that your direction is vital.
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You often have brief conversations w/your people & ask questions to help them think through their problems. You want them to be their best.
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Mindset 3: Don't Rescue

Select a number on each side, one for where you feel you score currently, and where you want to be.

Currently, I am I want to be
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It's easier to do the job yourself than it is to worry about someone else doing it wrong.
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You know that letting people fail helps them grow, but there’s so much risk of things being done wrong. You take on most of the hard things.
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The hard things are your job; it's why you get paid more. They don’t have the knowledge; you delegate some things, but not critical tasks.
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Your employees learn from experiences & are able to accept additional accountability. It's hard not to take over, but you encourage instead.
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Mindset 4: Return and Reflect

Select a number on each side, one for where you feel you score currently, and where you want to be.

Currently, I am I want to be
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You are so busy that taking time to rehash the past just isn’t a priority. You move on and try to forget the past.
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You change processes & update training after a miss, but you aren’t getting to the root of issues. It’s frustrating—the misses are repeated.
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You have a formal annual review. You file results but rarely have deep conversations about them. You rely on lots of reporting.
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You regularly ask the question, “What did we learn?” often followed by rich conversations that produce permanent and foundational change.
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