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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
October 27, 2016
Canadian Excellence

Models Leadership & Accountability

“Leads by example, promotes respect and integrity, and takes ownership for one’s own actions and work.”

  • Accepts responsibility for outcomes and maintains standards of professionalism
  • Makes principle-driven decisions
  • Interested in and supportive of the development of others
  • Understands how their behaviour is perceived by others
  • Takes opportunity to serve as a coach and mentor to others
  • Readily shares information and ideas
  • Serves as a positive inspiration for others
  • Learns from and shares experiences

What can this look like?

  • Provide direct reports with job shadowing and enhanced project work to prepare them for future career advancement opportunities
  • More actively ask others for their opinion
  • Take new knowledge learned from conferences and actively share it with colleagues