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Becoming a Can-Do Leader: A Guide for the Busy Manager by Frank Satterthwaite, Jamie Millard

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TO UNLEASH THE CAN-DO SPIRIT: CHECK THEIR VITALS

If you are going to get things done with skill and enthusiasm, you can’t simply focus on tasks all the time. It is important instead to take a power pause at critical junctures and think TPL.

This chapter describes a strategy you can use to unleash a level of enthusiasm that embodies the true can-do spirit. Player-managers are well positioned to unleash this spirit in their team members—once they’ve learned the secret of checking their VITALS.

What Is the Can-Do Spirit?

Someone with the can-do spirit is strongly motivated to demonstrate high levels of commitment, competence, and courage—the 3 Cs—when tackling difficult tasks. Lori, a well-respected national sales manager of a fast-growing industrial ...

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