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LEADERSHIP FOUNDATIONS

Section 1: What is Leadership?

Section 2: Leaders Creating Leaders

Section 3: Understanding Yourself

Section 4: Emotional Intelligence

 

WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LEADERSHIP?

 

Look at the changing demands on leadership and identity:

  1. Leaders are good listeners

  2. Leaders understand the context

  3. Leaders ask great questions

  4. Leaders understand the art of ‘See one. Do one. Teach one’

  5. Leaders understand that knowing, telling are important traits. Even more important trait is the art of asking.

  6. Leaders are continuous performers

  7. Leaders understand the importance of consistent performance

  8. Leaders manage ambiguity

  9. Leaders get comfortable with being uncomfortable = Growth

  10. Leaders focus on human feeling versus human doing

  11. Leaders understand the difference between change and transformation

LEADERS CREATING LEADERS

  1. Purpose

  2. Strategy

  3. Being Effective

  4. Leadership Examples

  5. Understanding Leadership Style

  6. Roles and Responsibilities of Leaders

VIDEO 1: Leadership at PepsiCo: Indra Nooyi on 5 Cs of Leadership​

VIDEO 2: Leadership Lessons from Zappos: Understanding Leadership versus Management

VIDEO 3: What is VUCA assessment? (Volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity)

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Exercise 1: Given these trends, what must we, as leaders, be able to do? What knowledge and skills are required?

Exercise 2: What are the major trends that will affect public, private, and non-profit sectors in coming twenty years?

Exercise 3: What is VUCA assessment? (Volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity)

BUILDING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE (EQ)

 

1. Purpose – Improving EQ

2. Improving self-awareness

3. Being aware of emotions

4. Self-motivating, improving social skills

 

Strategy

1. Self-awareness – accurately perceive your emotions and stay aware of them

2. Emotion regulation – the conscious control of your emotion and mood.

3. Self-motivation – Pursue goals with energy and persistence

4. Empathy

5. Social skills – Manage relationships and build networks.

Read: Emotional Intelligence: What it is and Why you need it

 

LEADING SELF: KNOWING WHY, WHAT, HOW

 

 

Purpose –

 

1. “Help good leaders get even better – individually, in teams, organizations and life.”

    Leading self

2. Leadership Development Evolves from the Inside Out!

 

Strategy –

1. Establish expectations

2. Create a framework for development ( instead of getting coached intensely )

3. Master the art of managing oneself

4. Understand the importance of leadership style

5. Understand strengths/weaknesses, implications on others.

 

Being Effective –

1. Being Effective is a combination of

  • Doing the right things

  • Avoid doing the wrong things

  • Knowing how to respond when the difference is not always clear

Watch: Simon Sinek: Start with why -- how great leaders inspire action

 

You are in charge of your development – Peter Drucker

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