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Managing from Within: Self-empowerment

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Have you ever thought that you could be the best boss you've ever had? By developing attitudes and skills that empower you, you can manage from within and become your own best boss. Self-empowerment is the process of taking responsibility for your attitudes, behaviors, and actions at work to maximize your effectiveness. As an empowered employee, you will be driven by ownership, initiative, and performance. This course focuses on attitudes and behaviors that promote self-empowerment. It provides strategies for empowering yourself through self-coaching, approaches for developing an entrepreneurial mind-set, and an opportunity to apply a model for self-empowerment to enhance your performance. Applying these approaches will help you become a self-empowered contributor in your organization.

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Employees who are seeking to increase their effectiveness in the workplace

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Managing from Within: Self-empowerment

  • recognize the value of self-empowerment.
  • match the five types of self-defeating internal dialogue with their examples.
  • replace self-defeating internal dialogue with the language of self-coaching, in a given scenario.
  • recognize the benefits of developing an empowered attitude.
  • differentiate between statements that reflect an employee attitude and statements that reflect an entrepreneurial attitude.
  • demonstrate initiative in a given scenario.
  • match the personal attributes that demonstrate initiative with their examples.
  • identify the benefits of applying the self-empowerment model.
  • sequence the examples of the steps in a self-empowerment model.
  • apply the model for self-empowerment in a given situation.
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