What is Managing Others?

Managing Others is the ability to take charge of a group and motivate group members toward common goals.

Someone who is high in this Talent is able to:

  • Provide guidance, advice, and coaching
  • Give clear direction and inspire others to head in that direction
  • Assess others' strengths and weaknesses
  • Create project plans that align the efforts and goals of all involved

Managing Others is composed of the competencies:

  • Building Common Purpose: Aligning others toward a common goal by providing clarification, working cooperatively, and encouraging positivity.
  • Coaching and Developing Others: Developing others by identifying strengths and development needs, giving feedback, setting goals, and facilitating improvement.
  • Inspiring and Motivating Others: Motivating others to reach goals by exhibiting positivity and passion, and encouraging a team mindset.
  • Monitoring Contributions and Performance: Setting expectations, monitoring performance, and providing feedback to encourage continuous improvement.
  • Providing Direction and Coordinating Actions: Directing activities by taking control, planning, organizing, and delegating work.
  • Rewarding and Recognizing Contributions: Recognizing contributions by celebrating results as a team and giving feedback, praise, and credit where it is due.

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