Being The  Best  You Can Be! A Presentation to the Learning and Development Conference Thursday 4 th  June 2009 Brian Lang...
Reaching your Goals through… <ul><li>Stop & Search  </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking </li></ul><ul><li>Stealing </li></ul><ul><l...
The Good Old Days are here… <ul><li>“  Enjoy yourself.  These  are  the ‘Good Old Days’ you’re going to miss years ahead. ...
Make Time for Success <ul><li>84600 seconds a day </li></ul><ul><li>“  If you love life- Don’t squander time.  That is the...
Barriers to Success <ul><li>Fear of Failure </li></ul><ul><li>Apathy  </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Po...
Someday Isle <ul><li>Someday Isle… </li></ul><ul><li>… take my promotion exam </li></ul><ul><li>Someday Isle… </li></ul><u...
Teamwork
Teamwork 67 %
Teamwork “ None of us is as good as all of us”  Warren Bennis 91%
The 5 Dysfunctions of  Team Patrick Lencioni
T.T.T.T.F <ul><li>T ell  </li></ul><ul><li>T he   </li></ul><ul><li>T otal   </li></ul><ul><li>T ruth   </li></ul><ul><li>...
The Cohesive Team <ul><li>They trust one another </li></ul><ul><li>They engage in unfiltered conflict around ideas </li></...
Knowing Yourself <ul><li>Self Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Self Esteem </li></ul><ul><li>Self Confidence </li></ul><ul><li>...
Be Yourself! <ul><li>Don’t be a clone </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity of thought </li></ul><ul><li>Uniform is what we  wear  n...
Be Yourself! <ul><li>“ Always be a first-rate version of yourself, rather than a second-rate version of somebody else.”   ...
 
Achieving your Potential <ul><li>“ The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but t...
Coaching for Success <ul><li>Coaching is about the future </li></ul>“ Yesterday is history,  tomorrow is a mystery,  today...
Coaching not Coercion <ul><li>“ You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them but by building a ...
Feedback <ul><li>Coach or Commentator? </li></ul><ul><li>Feed-forward? </li></ul><ul><li>Judging people on the basis of fu...
Feedback <ul><li>Creating the climate for honest constructive feed-forward  </li></ul>
Feedback <ul><li>Creating the climate for honest constructive feed-forward </li></ul><ul><li>Tough Love </li></ul><ul><li>...
Dealing with Disappointment <ul><li>No such thing as failure~ just results you didn’t want </li></ul><ul><li>Resentment is...
The Bounce Back <ul><li>“  Courage is going from failure to failure without any discernable loss of enthusiasm..” </li></u...
Mistakes …or Learning <ul><li>Mistakes are the portals of discovery. </li></ul><ul><li>Experience is the name people give ...
Expanding Your Comfort Zone
The Performance Equation
Creativity “ The mind once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” Oliver Wendell Holmes
Making Your Own Luck <ul><li>“ The more I practice- the luckier I become” </li></ul><ul><li>Gary Player </li></ul><ul><li>...
Leadership <ul><li>Accomplish the Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Look after the Troops </li></ul><ul><li>Create more Leaders </...
Leadership <ul><li>“ A desk is a very dangerous place from which to view the world” </li></ul><ul><li>John LeCarre </li></ul>
DNA of Leadership <ul><li>Every Contact Leaves a Trace </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of the culture you create around you </l...
Integrity <ul><li>What you do when no-one is looking </li></ul><ul><li>Doing the  right  thing not doing things right </li...
The  I.M.P.A.C.T  Code <ul><li>I n the Room </li></ul><ul><li>M odel from the best </li></ul><ul><li>P assion </li></ul><u...
Recommended Reading
How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Stop & Search  </li></ul><ul><li>Drink </li></ul><ul><li>Steal  </li></ul><ul><li>S...
How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Stop </li></ul><ul><li>procrastinating </li></ul>
How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>& Search   </li></ul><ul><li>out every opportunity to demonstrate your true potenti...
How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Drink   </li></ul><ul><li>daily from the fountain of knowledge </li></ul>
How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Steal   </li></ul><ul><li>time to invest in the development of yourself and others ...
How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Swear   </li></ul><ul><li>to yourself that you will always give the very best you c...
How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Cheat   </li></ul><ul><li>those who sap your energy by exorcising them </li></ul>
How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Lie   </li></ul><ul><li>in bed tonight, reflect on today and remember that you  can...
Thank You
Any  Questions?
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A presentation given to the Thames Valley Police Learning and Development community in June 2009 on the subject of 'Being The Best You Can Be.'. With thanks to Nigel Risner Author of the Impact Code for the inspiration...

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    1. 1. Being The Best You Can Be! A Presentation to the Learning and Development Conference Thursday 4 th June 2009 Brian Langston QPM Assistant Chief Constable Operations
    2. 2. Reaching your Goals through… <ul><li>Stop & Search </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking </li></ul><ul><li>Stealing </li></ul><ul><li>Swearing </li></ul><ul><li>Cheating </li></ul><ul><li>Lying </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Good Old Days are here… <ul><li>“ Enjoy yourself. These are the ‘Good Old Days’ you’re going to miss years ahead. </li></ul><ul><li>We can never go back again, that much is certain.” </li></ul><ul><li>B.J. Marshall </li></ul>
    4. 4. Make Time for Success <ul><li>84600 seconds a day </li></ul><ul><li>“ If you love life- Don’t squander time. That is the stuff life is made of.” </li></ul><ul><li>Benjamin Franklin </li></ul>
    5. 5. Barriers to Success <ul><li>Fear of Failure </li></ul><ul><li>Apathy </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis Paralysis </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of self discipline and follow-through </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional energy in the wrong place </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Communication Skills </li></ul>
    6. 6. Someday Isle <ul><li>Someday Isle… </li></ul><ul><li>… take my promotion exam </li></ul><ul><li>Someday Isle… </li></ul><ul><li>… get round to applying for that course </li></ul>
    7. 7. Teamwork
    8. 8. Teamwork 67 %
    9. 9. Teamwork “ None of us is as good as all of us” Warren Bennis 91%
    10. 10. The 5 Dysfunctions of Team Patrick Lencioni
    11. 11. T.T.T.T.F <ul><li>T ell </li></ul><ul><li>T he </li></ul><ul><li>T otal </li></ul><ul><li>T ruth </li></ul><ul><li>F aster! </li></ul>
    12. 12. The Cohesive Team <ul><li>They trust one another </li></ul><ul><li>They engage in unfiltered conflict around ideas </li></ul><ul><li>They commit to decisions and plans of actions </li></ul><ul><li>They hold one another accountable for delivering against those plans </li></ul><ul><li>They focus on the achievement of collective results. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Knowing Yourself <ul><li>Self Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Self Esteem </li></ul><ul><li>Self Confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Self Doubt </li></ul><ul><li>Self Development </li></ul>
    14. 14. Be Yourself! <ul><li>Don’t be a clone </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity of thought </li></ul><ul><li>Uniform is what we wear not the service we provide </li></ul><ul><li>Develop your own style </li></ul><ul><li>Resist peer pressure </li></ul><ul><li>“ You were born an original.  Don't die a copy. ” ~John Mason </li></ul>
    15. 15. Be Yourself! <ul><li>“ Always be a first-rate version of yourself, rather than a second-rate version of somebody else.”   </li></ul><ul><li>~Judy Garland </li></ul><ul><li>“ You are all individuals” </li></ul><ul><li>~Brian </li></ul>
    16. 17. Achieving your Potential <ul><li>“ The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low… and we reach it” </li></ul><ul><li>Michelangelo </li></ul><ul><li>1475-1564 </li></ul>
    17. 18. Coaching for Success <ul><li>Coaching is about the future </li></ul>“ Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift … that's why it’s called the present!”
    18. 19. Coaching not Coercion <ul><li>“ You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them but by building a fire within .” </li></ul><ul><li>Bob Nelson </li></ul>
    19. 20. Feedback <ul><li>Coach or Commentator? </li></ul><ul><li>Feed-forward? </li></ul><ul><li>Judging people on the basis of future potential rather than past performance </li></ul>
    20. 21. Feedback <ul><li>Creating the climate for honest constructive feed-forward </li></ul>
    21. 22. Feedback <ul><li>Creating the climate for honest constructive feed-forward </li></ul><ul><li>Tough Love </li></ul><ul><li>Reward in the moment not in the month </li></ul>
    22. 23. Dealing with Disappointment <ul><li>No such thing as failure~ just results you didn’t want </li></ul><ul><li>Resentment is like taking poison and expecting the other person to die </li></ul><ul><li>The past is for reference~ not residence </li></ul>
    23. 24. The Bounce Back <ul><li>“ Courage is going from failure to failure without any discernable loss of enthusiasm..” </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Winston Churchill </li></ul>
    24. 25. Mistakes …or Learning <ul><li>Mistakes are the portals of discovery. </li></ul><ul><li>Experience is the name people give to their mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a culture where mistakes are shared and not hidden </li></ul><ul><li>The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. </li></ul>
    25. 26. Expanding Your Comfort Zone
    26. 27. The Performance Equation
    27. 28. Creativity “ The mind once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” Oliver Wendell Holmes
    28. 29. Making Your Own Luck <ul><li>“ The more I practice- the luckier I become” </li></ul><ul><li>Gary Player </li></ul><ul><li>“ There is no such thing as a self-made person. You will reach your goals only with the help of others” </li></ul><ul><li>George Shinn </li></ul>
    29. 30. Leadership <ul><li>Accomplish the Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Look after the Troops </li></ul><ul><li>Create more Leaders </li></ul>
    30. 31. Leadership <ul><li>“ A desk is a very dangerous place from which to view the world” </li></ul><ul><li>John LeCarre </li></ul>
    31. 32. DNA of Leadership <ul><li>Every Contact Leaves a Trace </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of the culture you create around you </li></ul>
    32. 33. Integrity <ul><li>What you do when no-one is looking </li></ul><ul><li>Doing the right thing not doing things right </li></ul><ul><li>The ‘front page’ test </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Judgement </li></ul>
    33. 34. The I.M.P.A.C.T Code <ul><li>I n the Room </li></ul><ul><li>M odel from the best </li></ul><ul><li>P assion </li></ul><ul><li>A ction </li></ul><ul><li>C omic Relief </li></ul><ul><li>T rust </li></ul>
    34. 35. Recommended Reading
    35. 36. How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Stop & Search </li></ul><ul><li>Drink </li></ul><ul><li>Steal </li></ul><ul><li>Swear </li></ul><ul><li>Cheat </li></ul><ul><li>Lie </li></ul>
    36. 37. How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Stop </li></ul><ul><li>procrastinating </li></ul>
    37. 38. How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>& Search </li></ul><ul><li>out every opportunity to demonstrate your true potential </li></ul>
    38. 39. How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Drink </li></ul><ul><li>daily from the fountain of knowledge </li></ul>
    39. 40. How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Steal </li></ul><ul><li>time to invest in the development of yourself and others </li></ul>
    40. 41. How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Swear </li></ul><ul><li>to yourself that you will always give the very best you can give </li></ul>
    41. 42. How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Cheat </li></ul><ul><li>those who sap your energy by exorcising them </li></ul>
    42. 43. How to be the best you can be… <ul><li>Lie </li></ul><ul><li>in bed tonight, reflect on today and remember that you can achieve your dreams </li></ul>
    43. 44. Thank You
    44. 45. Any Questions?

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