Personal & Professional Development

Outward Mindset Essentials for Government

Course Code: 01-14-PS33

In this workshop, participants learn the difference between inward and outward mindsets. They discover where they have been inward and how to turn more outward. They learn how to turn their mindsets and behaviors outward by applying the following tool sets:

Self-awareness tools—Four tools to overcome a self-focused inward mindset and more consistently work with an others-inclusive outward mindset.

Mindset change tools—Two tools to implement and sustain an outward mindset.

Accountability tools—Three accountability tools to help individuals clarify their roles and hold themselves accountable for their impact on others

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand the two mindsets and their implications on results
  • Assess the extent to which they are working with an inward mindset
  • Change their mindset to become more outward
  • RE-conceive their jobs to make them more outward
  • Hold themselves more accountable
  • Report on performance in a way that keeps them working outward
  • Work in a way that is more collaborative, fulfilling, and effective
  • Positively influences others to change
  • Address and resolve conflicts

Intended Audience: Public sector employees