You are expected to look back retrospectively at your Hero and Zero entries, other blog entries you may have made and your analysis of them using course concepts to draw conclusions about your understanding of what leadership, what it means to be a leader, your assessment of your leadership capabilties and how you might go about developing leadership capability in yourself and in others. Here are some starter questions to focus your analysis and reflection. Please note that these are trigger questions only and are intended to aid your reflection. Do not use these trigger questions as headings, or structure your paragraphs around each of them.
-Did you have difficulty identifying Hero moments? Why? What does that say about what you know about yourself? Similarly for Zero moments.
-Are there patterns in your Hero and Zero moments? What is(are) the common element(s)? Note you can make comparisons between Hero and Hero moment, Zero and Zero moments as well as between Hero and Zero moments.
-Why are they common?
-Did you learn anything about why your Hero moments occurred? That is do you understand enough about them to reproduce them mindfully?
-What are the key assumptions that drive your actions as a leader? Why do you hold these assumptions?
-Do you have a default approach to problems?
-Did this affect your Hero/Zero moments?
-To what extent do you practice the capabilities of the DLM?
Are you a good Sensemaker? What evidence do you have?
Are you good at Relating? What evidence do you have?
Are you good at Visioning? What evidence do you have?
Are you good at relating? What evidence do you have?
Why do you rate yourself this way? Do you think your peers and subordinates would rate you the same way?
Did you treat an adaptive challenge as a technical challenge? Why?
-Can you see patterns playing out in other parts of your professional or personal life?
-How effective have you been?
-How might you be more effective in your positions (or even in life)?