1 Name2 Communication3 Judgement 4 Integrity5 Submit This test is a tool for figuring out how strong of a leader you are. It is from this YC article by Ali Rowghani. Your name: Save and Continue Later 1. Clarity of Thought and CommunicationWrite down your company’s mission, strategy, and key metrics (“mission-to-metrics”) in less than 2 minutes.Write down 2-3 themes that you have consistently emphasized in your communications to employees.Questions for employees Send these questions to your employees and have them send you a response. What is the company’s mission and strategy? What are the most important operating metrics that measure the company’s success? How does your work contribute to these key success metrics? How often has the company’s definition of mission, strategy and metrics changed in the past 24 months? Or has it been the same over this time? What do you think is really important to the CEO? What does he or she consistently emphasize in communications? How effective and clear is the CEO in the following communication methods: written, speaking to a large group, speaking with a small group? Save and Continue Later 2. Judgment About PeopleRate the effectiveness of each leader you have promoted or hired at the company.Write down the name of any leader that you have promoted or hired that you don’t think is actually the right person to lead his/her area.Have you exited the right employees? Or have you made mistakes?Questions for employees Send these questions to your employees and have them send you a response. Questions for Employees (current and departing) Has the CEO chosen good leaders at the company? Which leaders do you respect and why? Are there leaders that you think are weak and why? Has the CEO replaced any leaders in the past year? Were these good decisions, from your perspective? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the senior leader (i.e., CEO direct report) who oversees your area? Have any high performing members of your team chosen to leave the company in the past year? Why did they choose to leave? Ask departing employees: are they leaving because of concerns about senior leadership? Save and Continue Later 3. Personal Integrity and CommitmentAre there actions you have taken which you feel have diminished the confidence that employees have in your integrity? What are they?Do you ask for feedback about your performance? Are there examples when you have responded to employee feedback and changed your behavior?How do you rate your level of commitment to your job?12345678910How do you rate the level of commitment of your direct reports?12345678910Questions for employees Send these questions to your employees and have them send you a response. How would you rate your CEO’s integrity / moral compass? Do you think the CEO listens well and is open to feedback? Are there examples where feedback has changed the CEO’s behavior in a positive way? Have you seen examples of favoritism, inappropriate relationships, inappropriate language, conflicts of interest, or any other unethical behavior in the CEO? When asked anonymously, what do employees / direct reports feel motivates the CEO? How would you describe the level of personal commitment that the CEO shows to the mission of the company? Have you seen examples of lack of commitment from the CEO? Have you seen examples of lack of commitment from other leaders or from employees? Save and Continue Later Email address* Enter your email to receive your report. This data is not saved on my server. Save and Continue Later This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.