In their book Great Leaders Grow, Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller use the word GROW as an acronym to give you a pattern for growing as a leader.
G – Gain Knowledge
* About yourself
* About others (learn their stories)
* About your industry / profession
* About leadership
R – Reach Out To Others
O – Open Your World
* Gain new experiences at work
* Gain new experiences outside of work
W – Walk Toward Wisdom
* Seek feedback
* Seek counsel
* Spend Time
Excellent little book. A quick read with some great concepts. It’s worth your investment.