The Power of Daily Personal Leadership Performance Reviews

Doug Thorpe
4 min readMay 10, 2023

Being an effective leader is a constant challenge that requires daily dedication and self-reflection. As owners, entrepreneurs, and executives, we have to make tough decisions every day that can impact not only our businesses but also the people who work for us. To ensure that our leadership skills are up to par and that we’re making the right decisions, it’s critical to perform a daily review of our leadership performance.

If you do the work to map out a new definition of this aspirational leader persona, you likely will identify gaps in who and what you are right now. Filling those gaps helps make you become a better leader. The journey to get there is simply a day-by-day walk to the higher plateau.

For people in positions of responsibility that include managing others, I often challenge them with the idea of creating a “better self” picture. What I mean by that is the idea of becoming the leader you really want to be.

In this blog post, we’ll discuss the benefits of a daily leadership review and provide tips on how to get started.

First, the method, then the benefits.

The Method

Simply allow yourself five to ten minutes at the end of each day to look back on the events of the day. Ask yourself this simple…



Doug Thorpe

Business Advisor and Executive Coach for Entrepreneurs & Large Corp Executives | Maximize People, Process & Profits