UWEL Lunch & Learn 9 26-11


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UWEL Lunch & Learn 9 26-11

  1. 1. September 26, 2011 Lunch & Learn Gordon Robertson, Senior VP of Sales & Marketing
  2. 2. <ul><li>Leadership is Not a Title </li></ul><ul><li>The Power of Team </li></ul><ul><li>Stay True to Your Values </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Lead from the front </li></ul><ul><li>Believe in yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Empower those around you </li></ul><ul><li>Take initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Behave as a leader </li></ul><ul><li>Think/Act BIG </li></ul>Leadership is Not a Title
  4. 4. <ul><li>Establish a Vision – enroll your team in the process </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage tools to help enroll your team (shared leadership) </li></ul><ul><li>Establish clear citizen expectations and operating principles with your team </li></ul><ul><li>Over communicate – the good and the bad </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate – with internal and external customers </li></ul><ul><li>Have courage, you will have doubters </li></ul>How Can I Lead?
  5. 5. “ Determination is born out of purpose…knowing that you are gifted for something and this something must be attained. It is never enough to rely on luck or natural talent. You must, above all, believe in yourself, face your goals and then fight as if you life depended on it.” “ Don’t Ever Give Up”
  6. 6. <ul><li>Deliver objectives without compromising family or integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Embrace change - it’s here to stay </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership - you are empowered - envision, enable and energize </li></ul><ul><li>Positive energy is infectious – a WINNING attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Feel the urgency - have passion, even obsession, for task </li></ul><ul><li>Keep commitments - be reliable & responsive </li></ul><ul><li>Harness the collective IQ of the team </li></ul><ul><li>Be part of the solution - don’t speak to a problem without suggestion </li></ul><ul><li>Raise hell - always question; don’t accept “because that’s the way we’ve always done it” - the “way we’ve always done it” hasn’t always worked </li></ul><ul><li>Clear roles, responsibilities and work processes - know and do your job </li></ul><ul><li>Open, honest, direct, candid & timely communication </li></ul><ul><li>Look forward & seek breakthrough. </li></ul><ul><li>Be proud of what you do - & have fun doing it </li></ul>Citizenship Expectations
  7. 7. SHARED LEADERSHIP ACTIVITY ACTIVITY ACTIVITY ACTIVITY ACTIVITY ACTIVITY ACTIVITY ACTIVITY WHO WHO WHO WHO WHO WHO WHO WHO COACH How High Performance Teams Differ Results Time Acceptable Performance Exceptional Performance They are VOLUNTARY Organizations
  8. 8. <ul><li>Anything is possible when you work together </li></ul><ul><li>Share ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Feed off of each other’s success </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge each other to do better </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun </li></ul><ul><li>Apply this thought to both this team and our customer </li></ul>The Power of Team
  9. 9. <ul><li>Achieving Success </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Support Family </li></ul><ul><li>Pursuit of Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Being Proactive </li></ul><ul><li>But most of all….. </li></ul>Stay True to Your Values And Good Things will Come
  10. 10. <ul><li>&quot;The highest courage is to dare to be yourself in the face of adversity. Choosing right over wrong, ethics over convenience, and truth over popularity…these are the choices that measure your life. Travel the path of integrity without looking back, for there is never a wrong time to do the right thing.&quot; </li></ul>The Courage of Integrity