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Dicussion on 5 levels of leadership defined by internationally recognized leadership expert John C. Maxwell. You’ll learn how to become more influential as a Project Manager and how to “invest” ...

Dicussion on 5 levels of leadership defined by internationally recognized leadership expert John C. Maxwell. You’ll learn how to become more influential as a Project Manager and how to “invest” in your team and inspire them.

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  • Carla Fair-Wright, PMP, MCTS, ASQ CSQE John Maxwell’s 5 levels of Leadership: Your Key to Project Success P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142 | www.opc-houston.com 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.com Houston, TX, 77077Optimal Consulting LLC
  • Who Am I? Carla Fair-Wright, PMP, CSQE, MCTS • Project Manager • Software Engineer • Veteran • Author • Entrepreneur • Volunteer P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Table of Contents Section Section Name Slide No. 1. What is Project Leadership 4 2. Maxwell’s Five Levels 7 3. Building High Performance Project Teams 22 4. Thank You 26 P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 Optimal Consulting LLC 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Project Leadership vs. Project Management Leaders Establish future direction Communicate through vision Forge aligned high-performance teams Managers Focus on planning and short-term Devise processes and structures, and solve problems Plan a project Measure project performance Solve roadblock issues P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Differences in Style Managers focus on Leadership focuses on •Goals & objectives •Vision •Telling how and when •Selling what and why •Shorter range •Longer range •Organization & structure •People •Autocracy •Democracy •Restraining •Enabling •Maintaining •Developing •Conforming •Challenging •Imitating •Originating •Administrating •Innovating •Directing & Controlling •Inspiring trust •Procedures •Policy •Consistency •Flexibility •Risk-avoidance •Risk-opportunity •Bottom line •Top line Good managers do the Good leadership does the things right right thing Adapted from Warren Bennis On Becoming a Leader, Addison Wesley, 1989; J. W. McLean & William Weitzel Leadership: Magic, Myth or Method?, AMACOM, 1991; Stephen R. Covey Principle-Centered Leadership, Summit Books, 1991 P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • John C. Maxwell John C. Maxwell is an internationally renowned leadership expert, coach, and author who has sold over 21 million books. Dr. Maxwell founded EQUIP and the John Maxwell Company, organizations that have trained more than 5 million leaders in 174 countries. P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • What are the Five Levels? P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Level I - Position At this level people follow you because they have to… To be an effective leader:  Know your job  Accept responsibility  Exercise authority with caution  Assess the strengths and weaknesses of your team  Do more than what is expected P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • “It is very possible to become a great leader and ___________” A. Have very little influence B. Not Be Trusted C. Never have a title D. Not Learn P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • 5 Minute Exercise Question #1: Question #2 Question #3 What is it like to be on a What is it like to be What is it like to be on team where the informal on a team where the a team where there is leader holds the power? formal leader holds no leadership? the power? Form Teams: Each person gets 1 minute to discuss P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • What are the Five Levels P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Level 2 - Permission At this level people follow you because they want to To be an effective leader:  Possess a genuine concern for your team  See life through their eyes.  Deal wisely with difficult people  Make team successful by setting them up for success. P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • The following occurs when a leader builds relationships A. You earn trust B. You earn respect C. People understand you care D. All of the above P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • What are the Five Levels P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Level 3 – Production At this level people follow you because of what you have done for the project • Admired for your accomplishments • Respect your tenacity To be an effective leader: • Develop accountability for results • Make difficult decisions that will result in positive long term gains • Be a change agent and understanding the process of change P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • What are the Five Levels P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Level 4 – People Development At this level people follow you because of what you have done for the them People are loyal to you because they see first hand personal growth opportunities Leadership success is underscored by a win – win scenario and a high commitment to success To be effective at this level • Place a priority on developing people • Focus your attention on the fact that people are your most valuable asset • Your leadership success will depend on your ability to surround yourself with an inner core of competent people P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Appropriate leadership behavior always “all depends” on: A. Personality of the leader B. The group you lead C. The situation D. All of the above P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • What are the Five Levels P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Level 5 – Leadership From Mentorship At this level people follow you because they respect you • As a leader you are bigger than life and your success is shown through a life of accomplishments. • People seek you out after the project has ended because you have left an indelible mark on the organization and the team. • Although less than five per cent of all leaders will get to this level of leadership P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • High Performance Teams Are Created Your team is the most important resource you have. Leadership is the key P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Developing a High Performance Project Team Prepare the Project Environment The project mission statement is clear, easy to understand and expressed in terms of quality, quantity, and time in 25 words or less. Identify the 3-5 key project-focused tasks for which each member is responsible Example: team leaders are responsible for conducting weekly meetings with their teams "Forming," "Storming," "Norming," and "Performing." P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Developing a High Performance Project Team "Forming," "Storming," "Norming," and "Performing." Prepare the Project Member Orientation for each team member • Brief • Measurable • Documented Project "kick-off" meeting • Purpose • Nature • Review of the teamwork expectations of each other P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • High Performance Teams – 7 C’s Course Communication Change & Creativity Coaching Collaboration Commitment Character P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • 5 Minute Exercise Question #1: Question #2 What was your best team What was your worse experience? team experience? Form Teams: Each person gets 1 minute to discuss P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077 | www.opc-houston.comOptimal Consulting LLC
  • Thank you P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 Optimal Consulting LLC 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite | www.opc-houston.com P:800.723.6120 F: 800.547.4908 A1-142, Houston, TX, 77077Optimal Consulting LLC 12520 Westheimer Road, Suite A1-142 Houston, TX, 77077