Bret L. Simmons, Ph.D.         www.bretlsimmons.com            October 17, 2012Lead From Anywhere
Agenda•   Priorities•   Leadership•   Trustworthy•   Interdependent Partnership•   Questions
Priorities• What is the most important thing  that everyone in your organization  needs to understand is the key to  the o...
How do yourecognize good    leadership?
Leadership is..      Influence    Real Change    Relationship   Shared Purpose
Power (influence) is theheart of leadership
Only when leaders andfollowers actually intendsubstantive,transformative changes isa leadership relationshippossible.
What do you knowabout good work relationships?
Trustworthy,Interdependent Partners
TrustWillingness to bevulnerable to others inrisky situations
Trustworthy• Ability• Integrity• Benevolent Intentions
Interdependent PartnershipResponsibilityExpectationsAccountabilityLearning
Responsibility• Foundation of interdependence• Unless and until you assume full responsibility  for yourself, you force ot...
Expectations•   Framework of interdependence•   Know what’s expected of you•   Share your expectations of others with them...
Accountability• Binding strength of interdependence• Two principles  – Always starts with you: performance, caring,    exp...
Learning•   Fulfillment of interdependence•   Change in behavior•   Core performance technology•   If you stop learning an...
REAL Relationship• Are you dependent, independent, or  interdependent in your work relationships?  How does your style of ...
What is yourorganization’s       shared   purpose?
Purpose: The Missing Factor    Vision – where we are going    Mission – who, when, how we will     get there    Values ...
Purpose • Never changes • Short and easy for all to remember • Serves as a guide for everyone’s daily   behavior • When re...
Purpose Organizations flourish  when everyone  behaves purposefully                          21
Wrap-upTrustworthy,interdependent partnersserving the sharedpurpose can lead fromanywhere
Your Questions
Lead From AnywhereBret L. Simmons, Ph.D.www.bretlsimmons.comsimmonsb@unr.edu(775) 336-9576
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  1. 1. Bret L. Simmons, Ph.D. www.bretlsimmons.com October 17, 2012Lead From Anywhere
  2. 2. Agenda• Priorities• Leadership• Trustworthy• Interdependent Partnership• Questions
  3. 3. Priorities• What is the most important thing that everyone in your organization needs to understand is the key to the organization’s future?• What is the most important thing you need to do on a daily basis to help your organization make progress toward achieving this priority?
  4. 4. How do yourecognize good leadership?
  5. 5. Leadership is.. Influence Real Change Relationship Shared Purpose
  6. 6. Power (influence) is theheart of leadership
  7. 7. Only when leaders andfollowers actually intendsubstantive,transformative changes isa leadership relationshippossible.
  8. 8. What do you knowabout good work relationships?
  9. 9. Trustworthy,Interdependent Partners
  10. 10. TrustWillingness to bevulnerable to others inrisky situations
  11. 11. Trustworthy• Ability• Integrity• Benevolent Intentions
  12. 12. Interdependent PartnershipResponsibilityExpectationsAccountabilityLearning
  13. 13. Responsibility• Foundation of interdependence• Unless and until you assume full responsibility for yourself, you force others to assume responsibility for you• Performance – Master your current job – Continuously improve how that job is done• Caring
  14. 14. Expectations• Framework of interdependence• Know what’s expected of you• Share your expectations of others with them• Make this a team activity• Promise to deliver
  15. 15. Accountability• Binding strength of interdependence• Two principles – Always starts with you: performance, caring, expectations, encourage and enable others – When you look at others, look for solutions rather than blame• Don’t look the other way when it matters
  16. 16. Learning• Fulfillment of interdependence• Change in behavior• Core performance technology• If you stop learning and growing, you will increasingly become either a burden or a stranger to others at work
  17. 17. REAL Relationship• Are you dependent, independent, or interdependent in your work relationships? How does your style of relating affect others at work?• Are you really learning and growing at work? Name one thing you are doing better now than 3 months ago.
  18. 18. What is yourorganization’s shared purpose?
  19. 19. Purpose: The Missing Factor  Vision – where we are going  Mission – who, when, how we will get there  Values – rules of engagement and norms of behavior  Purpose – why we do what we do 19
  20. 20. Purpose • Never changes • Short and easy for all to remember • Serves as a guide for everyone’s daily behavior • When reasonable people disagree on the “right thing to do”, purpose should be the guiding principle 20
  21. 21. Purpose Organizations flourish when everyone behaves purposefully 21
  22. 22. Wrap-upTrustworthy,interdependent partnersserving the sharedpurpose can lead fromanywhere
  23. 23. Your Questions
  24. 24. Lead From AnywhereBret L. Simmons, Ph.D.www.bretlsimmons.comsimmonsb@unr.edu(775) 336-9576
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