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Leads self and others

Sunsuper leaders' legacy will depend on the development and success of others.

The Sunsuper Leaders...

tick  Are committed to lifelong learning, they continuously build their skills and knowledge. They seek feedback and respond purposefully to this.

tick  Have a growth-mindset. They are self-aware and consider the wider impact of their behaviour and decisions.

tick  Are resilient in the face of adversity. They display grit and determination, bringing their best self to work each day.

tick  Are authentic and supportive, having respectful and candid conversations as a part of their every day.

tick  Create a positive environment where they don’t take themselves too seriously. They understand what engages their people, build healthier and more resilient teams.

tick  Are committed to their people and prioritise time to connect, coach and develop their team and others.

tick  Build bench strength by attracting, developing and retaining talent and creating succession and sustainable leadership.

tick  Avoid politicking and backstabbing as a way to get things done.

 

Behavioural Examples

The purpose of these examples is to provide additional guidance around how these expectations may be displayed.

They are not designed to be an exhaustive list and will continue to evolve over time.

Sunsuper Leaders...

Are committed to lifelong learning, they continuously build their skills and knowledge. They seek feedback and respond purposefully to this.

Demonstrate commitment to ongoing learning and continuously build their skills and knowledge.
Asks for feedback from others and uses feedback to self-improve.

Have a growth-mindset. They are self-aware and consider the wider impact of their behaviour and decisions.

Leaders demonstrate a growth mindset by seeking opportunities to continually improve, embracing change and showing resilience.
Reflects on self and is aware of and acknowledges their strengths and limitations.
Is aware of and understands how their actions, decisions and words impact on others and is sensitive to how others respond.

Are resilient in the face of adversity. They display grit and determination, bringing their best self to work each day.

‘Bounces-back’ after setbacks.
Approaches work with a positive attitude and coaches others to be resilient when confronted with work challenges.
Remains focused on achieving goals/or outcomes despite obstacles.

Are authentic and supportive, having respectful and candid conversations as a part of their every day.

Is genuine in their interactions with others and speaks their mind in a respectful manner.
Is approachable.
Is open and transparent when communicating with others.

Create a positive environment where they don’t take themselves too seriously. They understand what
engages their people, build healthier and more resilient teams.

Encourages and takes steps to create a positive environment to build engagement.
Maintains a sense of humour even in challenging situations.
Take the time to learn about what engages and motivates the individuals in their team.
Encourages wellbeing and coaches their teams to ‘bounce-back’ after setbacks.

Are committed to their people and prioritise time to connect, coach and develop their team and others.

Demonstrate that their people are important by making time to maintain and build relationships.
Invest time coaching and developing others.

Build bench strength by attracting, developing and retaining talent and creating succession and sustainable leadership.

Invests time and effort in attracting new talent, either through the recruitment process or actively promoting our Employee Value proposition to the market.
Focused on helping others to reach their potential and have ongoing career and development conversations with their team,
Succession plan and put in place strategies to minimise succession risks.

Avoid politicking and backstabbing as a way to get things done.

Does not engage in politics or backstabbing.
Is willing to call out politicking and backstabbing behaviours and reiterates this is not how we get things done at Sunsuper.