The Leadership Secrets Of Santa Claus

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 36

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Workshop Quizzes & Trivia

Wednesday Online Workshop


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When making the mission the main thing,
    • A. 

      Making sure the elves and reindeer know what our mission is and why is not important.

    • B. 

      Spending time with individual employees discussing how their jobs link with the accomplishment of the mission is a waste of my time.

    • C. 

      Keep the mission in the forefront by posting it on the walls and discussing it at staff meetings.

    • D. 

      Don't worry about making the mission part of your decision making and work planning processes.

  • 2. 
    When letting values be your guide, there are six columns you see are pillars that represent values - list one of the six.
  • 3. 
    While focusing on your people as well as your purpose, what are some things you've done during this study?
  • 4. 
    In Chapter 2, what were some of the behaviors that "Misfit" the reindeer displayed?
  • 5. 
    What are some of the things that Santa is looking for in his reindeer? (What was on his list on his laptop?)
  • 6. 
    When Santa was looking for a new elf he thought he knew what he was looking for. Then two things happened:
    • A. 

      First, he found out the commute was too far for applicants. Secondly, no one was qualified.

    • B. 

      First, he discovered that the applicants were all too tall. Secondly, they all wanted too much money.

    • C. 

      First, he found out that he had competitors. Secondly, a group of North Pole politicians passed a law that said he had to expand his hiring practices.

    • D. 

      First, he found out that all elves had the same bah humbug attitude. Secondly, he found out that no one wanted to work in the cold climate of the North Pole.

  • 7. 
    In Chapter Three, Santa tells us "Plan Your Work". We develop our plans by answering six questions for each set goal. The first question is what? What is one of the other five? (One word answers)
  • 8. 
    When Santa and his team make their plan and check it twice - at their planning meeting they ask the following:
  • 9. 
    Make the most of what you have - which is? Hint...Look at the subheadings! Only choose one answer.
  • 10. 
    In Chapter Four - Listen to the ElvesWhat are the Three Subpoints? List ONE of them below
  • 11. 
    In Chapter Five - Santa tell us how to help everyone accept the reality of change. What are the three steps he gives us?
  • 12. 
    How did Santa and his elves conduct "virtual field trips?" List ONE possible answer below
  • 13. 
    Teaching "The Business" of the Businesses lead to a series of brainstorming exercises which lead to three other successful initiatives. What were they?
  • 14. 
    How did Santa help the elves and reindeer see the difference they make?
  • 15. 
    When giving recognition you should make sure it is personal. What else is important? There are five possible answers. ONLY list ONE. 
  • 16. 
    Confront performance problems...(one word answer)
  • 17. 
    What are the three kinds of "stars?" ONLY list ONE answer.
  • 18. 
    List three strategies and techniques of coaching.
  • 19. 
    What are three ways to encourage your "superstars."
  • 20. 
    As a leader, Santa must model the behaviors he expects in others (he must walk the talk). List three things he must do.
  • 21. 
    What are three questions listed on"The Workshop 'What's Right'" Test"?
  • 22. 
    For Santa, building accountability for proper behavior involves the following: (list the three things)
  • 23. 
    Santa challenges himself and his staff to periodically examine just how ethical they are by looking at... (list three things)
  • 24. 
    Be Good for Goodness Sake - List your favorite subtopic in this chapter and tell me why.
  • 25. 
    Tell me about one of Santa's Leadership principles you've practiced since reading this book!