Becoming a Worthy Leader: Who am I here for? The skills needed to lead as you learn, an interactive session Garfinkel-SBCC-Region VI of the SSCCC
The take home Self-Management Effective Communication Strategic Leadership Managing Change Organizational Influence Ethics Leading Teams Power of Cultural Competence Coaching for Results Make your own Plan
Self-Management: understanding personality styles and their influence on meetings, decision making and interpersonal communication Personalities:Introvert, Extravert, Sensing, Reasoning, Messy, Organized, Maximum, Minimum, Leaders, Followers, Goal, Journey Communication/Interaction: Conflicts, Events, Rejection, Comfort Levels, Common Sense vs. Intellect Always ask, “Who am I here for”? If the answer is yourself, you should not lead.
Strategic Leadership, providing vision and direction for growth; formulating and executing strategy Establishing a Mission Setting Common Goals Listening to the Meaning Identify Strengths and Weaknesses As simple as What, When, Why and How Who are you here for?
Managing Change: effectively anticipating, responding to and facilitating change Can you roll with the punches? Keep a Weather Eye Out. Who is “In The Know” and How are They? Lesson of The Willow Tree- Bend Don’t Brake Get an Apron or Get Out of The Kitchen. Who are you here for?
Organizational Influence: leading up, down and across to create powerful alignments and internal/external networks Us vs. Them Know your past to anticipate your future Listen to your neighbors Local, Regional, Statewide, National Social Media City Council/County Board Who are you here for?
Ethics: leading ethically in any organization What do you stand for? What are the values you will exemplify? How do your actions reflect on the group? Does your public off time interfere with your work/service? Servant leadership Morals Vs. Ethics Who are you here for?
Leading Teams: identifying and applying key characteristics of high performance teams Who are your roll models? Goldilocks’ lesson Matching personalities Matching skill sets Training vs. teaching methodologies Who are you here for?
Power of Cultural Competence: developing cross-cultural competence and adaptability What are the cultural norms and differences between your group and your international students? What is the case for cultural competence? What is culture? How to communicate across cultural boundaries. How cultural etiquette can impact you. Lessons of the Bombay McDonalds Who are you here for?
Coaching for Results: learning and practicing leadership coaching skills As a leader you are there to serve, and one way to do that is by not dictating, but by coaching. The ART of coaching, Advocate, Reason, Team Listen to your team and effectively communicate. Inspire creative solutions. Facilitate & advocate the ideas of your members. Learn to accomplish new tasks and ideas Develop strategies that benefit the group and the individuals in it. Ask yourself, Who are you here for?
Make your own plan: Setting goals as a group and working together! Sit down before you begin your year, and take the opportunity to just talk. Listen to everyones’ ideas for your group Identify common themes Establish plans of attack for those goals Assign project leaders and support teams Be kind to each other and work together to accomplish your goals! Ask yourselves and each other: Who are we here for?
This Presentation was written by Ms. “Atty” Garfinkel for training purposes only. For Santa Barbara City College’s ASG and Region VI of the SSCCC Summer 2011 Training conference. All rights reserved by the region.