Using the High Order Performance Framework for Effective Leadership


  • James Davis Good Athlete Project



Leadership Development, Social Emotional Learning, Organizational Development, Dynamic Psychology


Leaders, does your behavior match your goal? For those interested in leadership and character development, the first task is to build awareness and intentionality around the direction in which you hope to lead. Identify a goal. Only then can you create a culture, articulate a plan, and install feedback and enforcement mechanisms to align subsequent behaviors. In doing so, remember that the human condition is complex. As a leader, are you aware of all the components that impact high order performance outcomes? Are you creating situations that give your people a strong opportunity to succeed, or are you subconsciously degrading their top end performance? Effective leaders are not always perfect, but they must be aware of the myriad contributing factors at play. Effective leaders clarify objectives and thoughtfully craft environments. They set their people up for success.


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How to Cite

Davis, J. (2023). Using the High Order Performance Framework for Effective Leadership. Journal of Character and Leadership Development, 10(3), 77–84.