Leadership skills
by Toronto Training and HR
May 2014
CONTENTS
3-4 Introduction
5-6 Definitions
7-8 Components of effective leadership
9-10 Leadership character dimensions
11-1...
Page 3
Introduction
Page 4
Introduction to Toronto Training
and HR
Toronto Training and HR is a specialist training and
human resources consul...
Page 5
Definitions
Definitions • Leadership
• Management
Page 6
Page 7
Components of effective
leadership
Components
of effective
leadership
• Organizational identity
• External orientation
• Integration
Page 8
Page 9
Leadership character
dimensions
Leadership
character
dimensions
• Accountability
• Collaboration
• Courage
• Drive
• Humanity
• Humility
• Integrity
• Jud...
Page 11
Good leadership practice
Good
leadership
practice
• Enable people
• Building constructive
relationships
• Lead and influence people
• Personal deve...
Page 13
Core leadership capacities
in Ontario schools
Core
leadership
capacities in
Ontario
schools
• Setting goals
• Aligning resources with
priorities
• Promoting collaborati...
Page 15
Personal leadership
resources in Ontario
schools
Personal
leadership
resources in
Ontario
schools
• Cognitive resources
• Social resources
• Psychological resources
Page 16
Page 17
Competence and
connection
Competence
and
connection
• Competence
• Connection
Page 18
Page 19
Dimensions for real
dialogue
Dimensions
for real
dialogue
• Conversation
• Inquiry
• Creating shared meaning
• Participatory process
• Collective medit...
Page 21
Agile leaders
Agile leaders • Self-awareness
• Mental agility
• People agility
• Change agility
• Results agility
Page 22
Page 23
Learning & development
Learning &
development
1 of 2
• Identify what skills are
required for the business
to meet its current
objectives and thos...
Learning &
development
2 of 2
• Identify where potential
talent already exists -
increase employee
engagement
• Develop pl...
Page 26
Smart or wise?
Smart or
wise? 1 of 2
• Changes
• What is a smart leader?
• Essentials of good
leadership
• What is a wise leader?
Page 27
Smart or
wise? 2 of 2
PILLARS ON WHICH
WISDOM RESTS
• Self-mastery
• Perception
• Evolution
• Conduct
• Judgement
• Fairne...
Page 29
Authenticity
Authenticity • Personal authenticity
• Moral authenticity
Page 30
Page 31
Being a peer leader
Being a peer
leader 1 of 2
• What is a peer leader?
Page 32
Being a peer
leader 2 of 2
TOOLS NEEDED
• Minimal tools keep you
focused
• Experience gives you
credibility
• A flowing, n...
Page 34
Characteristics for
leadership success
Characteristics
for leadership
success
• Integrity
• Moral compass
• Courage
• Passion
• Empathy
• Self-confidence
• Humil...
Page 36
Servant leadership
Servant
leadership
• Definition
• Characteristics of the
servant leader
Page 37
Page 38
Mindful leadership
Mindful
leadership
• What is mindfulness?
• Benefits of practicing
mindfulness
• Elements of mindful
leadership
• Examples...
Page 40
Personal leadership
Personal
leadership
• Determine your critical
leadership experiences
• Examine your key
leadership experiences
• Identify ...
Page 42
Self-development
Self-
development
1 of 3
• Reasons to not develop
oneself
Page 43
Self-
development
2 of 3
TRUTHS TO UNDERSTAND
• No matter how good you
are, you can be better
• Leaders can make big
impro...
Self-
development
3 of 3
TRUTHS TO UNDERSTAND
(CONT.)
• The better the leader, the
better the business results
• Career su...
Page 46
Leadership at Google
Leadership at
Google
• Leadership practices
• Qualities of leader-
managers
Page 47
Page 48
Case study
Page 49
Conclusion, summary and
questions
Page 50
Conclusion, summary and
questions
Conclusion
Summary
Videos
Questions
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Leadership May 2014

  1. 1. Leadership skills by Toronto Training and HR May 2014
  2. 2. CONTENTS 3-4 Introduction 5-6 Definitions 7-8 Components of effective leadership 9-10 Leadership character dimensions 11-12 Good leadership practice 13-14 Core leadership capacities in Ontario schools 15-16 Personal leadership qualities in Ontario schools 17-18 Competence and connection 19-20 Dimensions for real dialogue 21-22 Agile leaders 23-25 Learning & development 26-28 Smart or wise? 29-30 Authenticity 31-33 Being a peer leader 34-35 Characteristics for leadership success 36-37 Servant leadership 38-39 Mindful leadership 40-41 Personal leadership 42-45 Self-development 46-47 Leadership at Google 48 Case study 49-50 Conclusion, summary and questions Page 2
  3. 3. Page 3 Introduction
  4. 4. Page 4 Introduction to Toronto Training and HR Toronto Training and HR is a specialist training and human resources consultancy headed by Timothy Holden 10 years in banking 15 years in training and human resources Freelance practitioner since 2006 The core services provided by Toronto Training and HR are: Training event design Training event delivery HR support with an emphasis on reducing costs, saving time plus improving employee engagement and morale Services for job seekers
  5. 5. Page 5 Definitions
  6. 6. Definitions • Leadership • Management Page 6
  7. 7. Page 7 Components of effective leadership
  8. 8. Components of effective leadership • Organizational identity • External orientation • Integration Page 8
  9. 9. Page 9 Leadership character dimensions
  10. 10. Leadership character dimensions • Accountability • Collaboration • Courage • Drive • Humanity • Humility • Integrity • Judgement • Justice • Temperance • Transcendence Page 10
  11. 11. Page 11 Good leadership practice
  12. 12. Good leadership practice • Enable people • Building constructive relationships • Lead and influence people • Personal development and growth Page 12
  13. 13. Page 13 Core leadership capacities in Ontario schools
  14. 14. Core leadership capacities in Ontario schools • Setting goals • Aligning resources with priorities • Promoting collaborative learning cultures • Using data • Engaging in courageous conversations Page 14
  15. 15. Page 15 Personal leadership resources in Ontario schools
  16. 16. Personal leadership resources in Ontario schools • Cognitive resources • Social resources • Psychological resources Page 16
  17. 17. Page 17 Competence and connection
  18. 18. Competence and connection • Competence • Connection Page 18
  19. 19. Page 19 Dimensions for real dialogue
  20. 20. Dimensions for real dialogue • Conversation • Inquiry • Creating shared meaning • Participatory process • Collective meditation Page 20
  21. 21. Page 21 Agile leaders
  22. 22. Agile leaders • Self-awareness • Mental agility • People agility • Change agility • Results agility Page 22
  23. 23. Page 23 Learning & development
  24. 24. Learning & development 1 of 2 • Identify what skills are required for the business to meet its current objectives and those that will be needed in the next two, three and five years • Identify where behaviour gaps exist Page 24
  25. 25. Learning & development 2 of 2 • Identify where potential talent already exists - increase employee engagement • Develop plan to address gaps Page 25
  26. 26. Page 26 Smart or wise?
  27. 27. Smart or wise? 1 of 2 • Changes • What is a smart leader? • Essentials of good leadership • What is a wise leader? Page 27
  28. 28. Smart or wise? 2 of 2 PILLARS ON WHICH WISDOM RESTS • Self-mastery • Perception • Evolution • Conduct • Judgement • Fairness • Authority Page 28
  29. 29. Page 29 Authenticity
  30. 30. Authenticity • Personal authenticity • Moral authenticity Page 30
  31. 31. Page 31 Being a peer leader
  32. 32. Being a peer leader 1 of 2 • What is a peer leader? Page 32
  33. 33. Being a peer leader 2 of 2 TOOLS NEEDED • Minimal tools keep you focused • Experience gives you credibility • A flowing, non-stop motion is very intentional • Your secret formula keeps you ever useful Page 33
  34. 34. Page 34 Characteristics for leadership success
  35. 35. Characteristics for leadership success • Integrity • Moral compass • Courage • Passion • Empathy • Self-confidence • Humility • A desire and drive to learn Page 35
  36. 36. Page 36 Servant leadership
  37. 37. Servant leadership • Definition • Characteristics of the servant leader Page 37
  38. 38. Page 38 Mindful leadership
  39. 39. Mindful leadership • What is mindfulness? • Benefits of practicing mindfulness • Elements of mindful leadership • Examples of mindful leadership Page 39
  40. 40. Page 40 Personal leadership
  41. 41. Personal leadership • Determine your critical leadership experiences • Examine your key leadership experiences • Identify common themes and patterns • Share your leadership story Page 41
  42. 42. Page 42 Self-development
  43. 43. Self- development 1 of 3 • Reasons to not develop oneself Page 43
  44. 44. Self- development 2 of 3 TRUTHS TO UNDERSTAND • No matter how good you are, you can be better • Leaders can make big improvements when they put their minds to it • Just working at a job doesn’t necessarily make you get better at—it requires deliberate development Page 44
  45. 45. Self- development 3 of 3 TRUTHS TO UNDERSTAND (CONT.) • The better the leader, the better the business results • Career success is sharply elevated by self- development activities • Practicing self-development is an act of confidence and commitment; not weakness Page 45
  46. 46. Page 46 Leadership at Google
  47. 47. Leadership at Google • Leadership practices • Qualities of leader- managers Page 47
  48. 48. Page 48 Case study
  49. 49. Page 49 Conclusion, summary and questions
  50. 50. Page 50 Conclusion, summary and questions Conclusion Summary Videos Questions

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