5 Keys to Social Leadership Development - Webinar 08.28.14
? HOW WOULD YOU
a. Leaders are born not made.
b. There are key leadership behaviors that
can be developed.
c. Leadership is about the impact you
have on your followers.
d. Leadership is about collaboration,
connection and shared values.
e. Something else.
WHAT WE HOPE YOU’LL LEARN:
The characteristics and traits common in
effective social leaders.
Emerging competencies that might be
important to develop in social leaders
in your organization.
The social leadership model and how it
meets the challenges of today’s workplace.
TECHNOLOGY EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
EMPLOYEE TURNOVER AND RETENTION
Great Man Theories – leaders are born, not made.
Group Theories – leadership emerges in small group settings.
Trait Theories – there are universal leadership traits that can be
taught and learned.
Behavioral Theories – behavior patterns that results in leadership
Contingency/ Situational – leadership behaviors in specific
Excellence Theories – the interactions between traits, behaviors,
key situations and group facilitations allow people to lead.
Transactional and Transformational – motivation, alignment
and sometimes values.
doing things right.
Leadership is doing
the right things.
WHAT ARE THE RIGHT THINGS?
What do you need your
leaders to do today?
What WILL you need your
leaders to do tomorrow?
STRENGTHS: What do we
do well today? Will our
strengths prepare us for
WEAKNESSES: What do we do
poorly and why? Can we do
LESS of this? What steps must
we take to either improve or
minimize the risks?
OPPORTUNITIES: What are our greatest opportunities for
growth? Are our strengths aligned to take advantage of
them? Do our weaknesses stand in the way?
THREATS: Where are we vulnerable? Are our biggest threats
external or internal? Market-driven or competition? Lack of
talent or not the right talent?
model is right for
5SKILLS TO MASTER AS A
• Recognize non-verbal cues.
• Interact regularly.
• Openly discuss values and
• Encourage a community
• Be authentic.
Pragmatic optimist Defaults to “yes”
Inspirational Co-create value and develop excellence
Forward looking Embrace change by asking “what if…?”
Open minded Solicit views from others
Proactive The first to follow, the first to lead
Trusting The only path to scale is empowerment
Accountable I’ve got it
Generous When celebrating, lead from the back
Authentic Open and honest communication
Collaborative No one of us is as smart as all of us
COMMON TRAITS OF SOCIAL LEADERS
The Pursuit of Social Business Excellence, by Vala Ajshar and Brad W. Martin
A FRAMEWORK FOR SUCCESS
WHAT IS SUCCESS?
HOW DO YOU KNOW?
WHAT ARE THE KEY
WHAT ARE THE
WHAT ARE THE GAPS?
THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL LEADERS
Ability To Develop
WHAT IS LEARNING AGILITY?
• Set of behaviors.
• Prepares people to
perform well in novel
• Can be developed
and learned to an
as a key
How do we prepare leaders,
employees and organizations?
BUILDING AGILE LEARNERS
NEXT GENERATION LEARNING
Alignment With Organizational
Awareness Of Organization’s
Current Learning Culture.
Evaluation And Success Criteria.
Marketing And Communication.
Training and Development
Communication and Networking
Managing Remote and
TARGET MULTIPLE LEVELS
Frontline and New
FOCUS ON PERFORMANCE
Can performance be improved through
training and development or something
What are the strategic
How will we know that
we are successful?
work while you
learn• Job rotation.
• Task force or project team.
• Action learning.
1. We work in a fast-paced world. What influences and
pressures affect your workplace? Take time to
understand your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities
2. By focusing on our leaders we can become more
agile organizations – able to take on whatever
challenges we are faced with.
3. Social leadership development is an emerging model
that focuses on collaboration and values important in
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