Leadership Vital Signs

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Capturing objective, powerful feedback from a range of key partners, the LVS assessment delivers rapid, accurate insight into leadership performance – in a framework that supports the leader to turn the feedback into action. Used worldwide at organizations ranging from Siemens to Excelitas, LVS is the best-in-class tool to measure and improve leadership performance.

An effective leader must be able to set a context where people can excel — this requires balancing organizational and individual needs, strategy and operations. Great leaders have a remarkable mix of vision and practical skill; they have unique insight, but perhaps even more important: They facilitate others to be effective at something worthwhile.  LVS provides a practical and powerful way to assess these essential qualities providing invaluable and actionable feedback.

Why LVS?

The Leadership Vital Signs is a powerful online 360 feedback tool used for accelerating change and strengthening leadership. 

An effective leader must be able to set a context where people can excel — this requires balancing organizational and individual needs, strategy and operations. Great leaders have a remarkable mix of vision and practical skill; they have unique insight, but perhaps even more important: They facilitate others to be effective at something worthwhile.  LVS provides a practical and powerful way to assess these essential qualities providing invaluable and actionable feedback.

 

Features:

Provides objective, powerful feedback on leadership performance.

Categorizes data so leaders understand their impact on both the people and tactical side of performance.

Offers a clear path to turn the feedback into action.

Utilizing the core Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Model, the LVS works perfectly with dozens of hours of published curriculum, hundreds of resources, and numerous hands-on tools for implementing EQ.

What is in the LVS?

The LVS begins with an executive summary, provides a snapshot of your own and others’ feedback, goes in-depth on each of these drivers as well as key performance outcomes, and examines respondents’ answers in detail. Finally, the LVS introduces a process-framework for action.

Use the form at the bottom of the page to request a report — or even better, request an opportunity to take the assessment and have a debrief to experience the power of this tool.

 

Sample: Executive Summary

The LVS starts with a simple, clear introduction to the LVS assessment and how it provides a full picture of leadership performance using your own and others’ perceptions.

Sample: Feedback Summary

The LVS provides a snapshot of your current leadership performance based on your own and others’ ratings in 5 key areas: Motivation, Teamwork, Execution, Change and Trust.

Sample: Feedback by Category

Then the LVS provides detailed feedback on each of the aforementioned areas:

Sample: Outcomes Feedback

Then the LVS provides a snapshot of 4 key performance outcomes – Influence, Efficacy, Design and Direction – that are driven by the 5 VS factors.

 

Sample: Critical Items and Breakdowns

The LVS finishes with detailed explanations of the survey questions with the highest and lowest scores.

Sample: Conclusion

Finally, the LVS frames the feedback within an actionable process for increased performance:

 

How to access the LVS?

For your enterprise: To experience the LVS for your organization, fill in the form below and tell us about your needs. We’ll connect you with a Six Seconds’ Preferred Partner with deep expertise in your sector or application.

For your clients: As a professional working to develop leadership capacity, add the VS toolbox to your practice for a reliable, practical, simple-yet-profound approach. Earn Vital Signs certification through:

Complete Unlocking EQ, Six Seconds’ introductory course, and then a live or virtual Vital Signs Certification, to become an expert in using this remarkable tool.

Read more about VS Certification, and/or see the schedule of upcoming EQ certification programs

See it in context: Case studies & Research

Measuring and Improving the Drivers of Leadership Performance

Check out these case studies, see more on the case study archive here

How to Lead People in a VUCA World: Lessons from Siemens Healthineers

Case Study Connected Leadership: Engaging for Performance

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