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You will learn what values-based leadership really is, sort out some of the misconceptions, and learn what the pros and cons of implementing a values-based leadership style are.

You will learn what values-based leadership really is, sort out some of the misconceptions, and learn what the pros and cons of implementing a values-based leadership style are.

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  • Pros and Cons of Value-BasedLeadership a presentation brought to you by: John Bradford
  • John Bradford John Bradford is the Senior Vice President of Profiles International Training and Consulting and Services. John is the driving force behind Profiles’ global consulting team, helping organizations identify, develop and deploy executive-level leadership talent. His ability to identify the business context of situation and apply creative thought to desired business results enables him to craft practical and realistic solutions that can be implemented from the C-Suite to the front line. Most recently, John and his team worked with a global company to identify the executive competencies that indicate leadership readiness. Using projected business results and the company’s 2020 Vision, John’s team developed an Executive Assessment process that accurately and reliably identified incumbent leaders who are candidates for higher lever positions, strengthening the leadership pipeline and allowing for succession planning. John’s team provides Executive Coaching Services for incumbent and aspiring global leaders on five continents. He has worked with businesses of all sizes and within a wide variety of Senior Vice President industries. John’s focus on the achievement of business results and ability to help clientsTraining & Consulting Services implement simple, practical and cost-effective solutions makes him a sought after resource for clients around the world. Some of John’s recent clients include AECOM, Eastman Chemical and Raytheon Corporation. A thought leader in the area of leadership development, John authored the Profiles’ CheckPoint Leadership Skill Building and Coaching series consisting of 18 Leadership Skill Builders. These Skill Builders include an on-the-job leadership process, practical leadership development activities, and a supporting coaching guide. Prior to joining Profiles International, Bradford served on the faculty at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He has held senior positions with Fortune 100 and 500 companies, imagine great people ® shouldering full responsibility for organizational and employee development. He has also served as President and CEO for a United States based consulting firm. www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Who We Are • Founded 1991 • Over 45,000 clients served worldwide • Offices in nearly 130 countries • Founding member of the Association of Test Publishers • Microsoft Certified Partnerwww.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Creating Value for Clients We support our clients through the full employee life-cycle, helping them identify the best people for their jobs and then developing them to their fullest potential.www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Diverse Base of Marquee Clients Financial Services Retail & Consumer Travel & Hospitality Education & Government Technology Healthcare Energy & Utilities Business Services Client Highlights • 11,000 + active clients • Client base includes 152 Fortune 2000 companies • Represented in nearly 130 countrieswww.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Clients We’ve Servedwww.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Pros and Cons of Value-BasedLeadership a presentation brought to you by: John Bradford
  • Today’s Objective! • Clarify the components of value-based leadership • Describe it evolution as a style of choice for 21st century leaders • Identify misconceptions • Examine the pro’s and con’s of implementing value based leadership culture1www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Why Values-Based Leadership Matters!www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved. 2
  • “Culture eats strategy for lunch.” Richard Clark, CEO, Merck Values-based Leaders create values- based culture that deliver predictable and positive results.3www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Predictable Results! • Accountability and execution (performance) • Energized/motivated employees (employee engagement) • Greater operational effectiveness (productivity) • Improved organizational efficiency (cost control) • Innovation (sustainable growth)4www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • What is Values-Based Leadership?5www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
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  • What is Values-Based Leadership like where you work?7www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Today’s Reality! Working in a… V olative U ncertain C omplex A mbiguous8 …World!www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Today’s Reality COMPRESSION!9www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Today’s Reality Corporations claim that people resources are their competitive advantage.10www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Today’s RealityYet . . .• Less than 1/3 of the workforce is actively engaged.• The rest are putting in time or worse working against the organization.11 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Who is a Leader? “A leader is anyone with followers.”12www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Are You a Values-Based Leader?• Does your style of leadership reflect a selfless attitude?• Are you putting the needs of others first, or are you leveraging your position and resources for your own gain?13www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Values-Based Leadership (VBL) “Values-based leaders create and lead value-s driven companies that are engaged, equipped and organized to achieve powerful goals.” Source: Donald H. Taylor, 2010 The Power of Value-based Leadership www.tainc.com14www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Why Should Leaders Embrace VBL?• VBL is the right thing to do.• Statistically proven to deliver excellent results over long periods of time.• VBL can be implemented in a practical manner. 15 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Companies That Exemplify VBL!16www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Values-Based Companies Operationalize Values!17www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Operationalize Values…We live our Code of Values by…Respect…treating others as we would like to be treated.…listening with the intent to understand what isbeing said and acknowledging that what is said isimportant to the speaker.…responding in a timely fashion.…speaking calmly and respectfully, withoutprofanity or sarcasm.…acknowledging everyone as right from their ownperspective. 18 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Operationalize Values…We live our Code of Values by…Integrity…making only agreements we are willing, able andintend to keep.…communicating any potentially broken agreements atthe first appropriate opportunity to all partiesconcerned.…looking to the system for correction and proposing allpossible solutions if something is not working.…operating in a responsible manner: "above the line…"…communicating honestly and with purpose.…asking clarifying questions if we disagree or do notunderstand.…never saying anything about anyone that we wouldnot say to him or her. 19 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Operationalize Values…We live our Code of Values by…Customer Focus…continuously striving to maximize internal andexternal customer loyalty.…making our best effort to understand andappreciate the customers needs in everysituation.Having Fun in the Process! 20 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Operationalize Values…21www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Operationalize Values… Operationalize Company Values22www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Values-Based Companies Has your leadership operationalized your company values?23www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Values-Based Companies• Values are always used as a basis for a group’s operation.• Implicit values are assumed values of the leader, and open to misinterpretation.• Explicit values are reflected in the organization’s policies, vision, and systems.24www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Value of ValuesDefinition:“Important and enduring beliefsor ideals about what is good ordesirable and what is not.Value exert major influence on thebehavior of an individual and serveas broad guidelines in allsituations.”25www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Behaviors How do I live? Values What is good and right? Iceberg Principle In Beliefs Leadership Behavior What is true? Worldview What is real?26www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Power of Values V B PValues determine behavior; behavior determines performance. 27 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • How Values Determine PerformanceValues Integrity! Beliefs Honest and Authentic! Thoughts Words and Actions! Choices Doing What is Right! Behaviors Trust! Results Culture! 28 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • When the wrong values prevail in the work place…29www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Common Workplace Values• Situational Ethics• Selfishness/Self-focus• Insensitivity/Arrogance• Personal Wealth• Expediency/Risk Avoidance• Self Indulgence• Entitlement 30 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • When the Wrong Values Prevail in the Workplace…Common Workplace Values Corporate Behaviors• Situational ethics • Lack of trust • Personal Agendas• Selfishness/self-focus • Misaligned executive teams• Insensitivity/arrogance • Functional silos • De-valuing others• Personal Wealth • Lack of creativity• Expediency/risk avoidance • Complacency/mediocrity• Self Indulgence • Accountability avoidance • Unproductive employees• Entitlement • High employee turnover31www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • When the right values prevail in the work place…www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved. 32
  • Example of Right Values• Integrity• Humility• Compassion• Purpose-driven• Courage• Self-discipline• Gratitude33www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • When Corporate Culture is Built on the Right Values…Example of Right Values Corporate Behaviors • Integrity • Ethical behavior • Employee engagement • Humility • Serving customers/employee needs • Compassion • Motivation/encouraging performance • Embracing diversity • Purpose-driven • Clear direction/common goals • Courage • Aligned on mission and vision • Self-discipline • Innovation/creativity • Risk taking/freedom to make mistakes • Gratitude • Productivity gains • “A great place to work” 34 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Values-Based Leadership and Corporate Culture! 35www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
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  • How VBL Impacts Culture Outstanding Employee Performance Engagement Trust Culture Leadership Character VBL Philosophy37www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Traditional vs. Values-Based Leadership The Traditional 20th-Century The Values-Based Leader: Leader: Cultivating Healthy Change with Running the Machine - "Driving" Leadership Intelligence Change Obsessive Financial Orientation Values Orientation Excessive Management Orientation Empowerment Orientation Top-Down Decision Orientation Group Participation In Decisions 38 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Becoming a Values-Based LeaderDo you . . .• set an uncompromising example, demonstrating integrity;• selflessly serve and raise-up others in genuine humility;• show compassion by caring for others and developing their potential;• demonstrate courage and persevere to do the right thing;• show gratitude and appreciation, acknowledging the contributions of others;39 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Becoming a Values-Based Leader• Are you …• purpose driven, aligning with corporate mission, vision, and values;• self disciplined, holding themselves and others accountable; Are you a Values-Based Leader?40www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Poll Do leaders in your organization possess the building blocks necessary to become a Values Based Leader? Would you like to know for sure ____ Yes ____ No41www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • So What Now? It’s up to you… “If we don’t change our direction, we’re likely to end up where we’re headed.” -Chinese Proverb42www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Important Questions… • Will you make the choice to become a Values-based Leader and to instill Values-based Leadership principles down and throughout your organization? • Will you set a clear path and let your actions reflect your values? Take heart: Values-based Leadership is not a destination, rather it is the path toward an ideal—and success is found in the journey.43www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
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