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Sat, Dec. 13th, 2008, 01:38 pm
Everything I needed to know I learned from Federal Executive Core Qualifications.

Everything I needed to know I learned from Federal Executive Core Qualifications.

Create a strategy to change something for the better.
Establish a vision for something you want and implement that vision.
Develop a new insight into a situation.
Question a conventional approach.
Encourage a new idea or an innovation.
Design something new.
Get up-to-date on how other people do things and where other people are going and try to apply how other people do things to improving what you do.
Get smart on how you and your groups affect other individuals and groups.\
is aware of the organization's impact on the external environment.
Do something to become more open to change and new information
Do something to improve how quickly you adapt to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
Learn and practice ways to deal effectively with pressure
Remain optimistic and persistent, even under adversity.
Develop ways to recover quickly from setbacks.
Set some goals, prioritize them, and turn them into a plan that fulfills some long-term interests
Capitalize on opportunities.
Create a list of risks and a plan to manage each risk.
Take a long-term view.
Build a shared vision with other people.
Help positive changes occur faster.
Influences others to turn their visions into actions.
Help people see where they want to go and get there.
Help people feel included.
Make it easier for everyone to cooperate
Help people resolve conflict constructively.
Encourage creative tension and difference of opinions.
Anticipate and work to prevent counter-productive confrontations.
Manage and resolve conflicts and disagreements constructively.
Include everyone and help everyone else include everyone.
Value differences among people and use those differences to achieve goals.
Develop other people's abilities and contributions.
Give ongoing helpful feedback.
Give people opportunities to learn.
Inspire people to make positive commitments to themselves and others.
Help members of a team enjoy working together.
Help people feel pride in themselves and share pride in group accomplishments.
Help people develop trust and trustworthiness.
Motivate people to work together.
Meet a goal.
Know what customers want and deliver it.
Use knowledge, analyze problems, and calculate risks to make decisions.
Hold yourself and others accountable for quality, timeliness, thriftiness and results.
Look at problems and needs and turn them into goals and priorities, and share the work with a team.
Take responsibility for your mistakes.
Only break rules on purpose and when you have a reason you are willing to defend.
Learn what people want.
Improve a little bit, all the time.
Makes well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data are limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences.
Work to understand the impact and implications of your decisions.
Identify new opportunities.
Develop useful things or more useful ways for doing things.
Find a risky idea, calculate the risk, then take the risk or don't take it based on the calculation.
Find problems early and figure out what caused them.
Figure out how accurate your information is and how much your information is relevant.
When you're trying to solve a problem, make a bunch of solutions, evaluate them and make recommendations.
Learn the way experts do what you do or how they make what you do better. You don't have to do what they do, you just have to know how they do it and apply that knowledge to whatever you actually do.
Use your team, money and information as resources to build a strategy.
Learn how to get money and how to spend it. Build a plan to do something with good reasons for doing it, and connect that plan to its money-spending plan with good reasons for each time you spend money. Think about the benefits the spender's getting for the money they'll spend.
Build teams based on what you need and what time and money you have to spend.
Learn how to recruit the people you want.
Fix performance problems in a way that minimizes damage.
Learn what the new tools can do to help you and your people.
Use tools effectively.
Keep information usable and secure.
Build teams wherever you need them and wherever you need them.
Don't let a boundary prevent you from building a useful team.
Develop political savvy.
Know the politics that affect you and your people.
Act based on the political realities around you.
Persuade someone.
Build consensus through give and take.
Learn to get other people to cooperate with you.