Humorous Look at Leadership Development at McCombs School of Business

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A tongue-in-cheek look at leadership qualities at McCombs School of Business, presented to new Leadership Growth Program candidates.

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Humorous Look at Leadership Development at McCombs School of Business

  1. 1. The 2008-2009 Leadership Growth Class is Pleased to Present<br />
  2. 2. The most interesting leader in the school.<br />
  3. 3. When he performs a 360 evaluation he adds an extra 180 degrees and interviews dead ancestors. <br />Because he can.<br />The most interesting leader in the school.<br />
  4. 4. Lombardo and Eichinger added 99 more competencies to their leadership scale just to accommodate his hobbies.<br />The most interesting leader in the school.<br />
  5. 5. He once grew an emotionally intelligent leadership team by sneezing into a petri dish. <br />The most interesting leader in the school.<br />
  6. 6. There is an entirely unique Myers-Briggs score specifically for him.<br />It is written in Sanskrit. <br />The most interesting leader in the school.<br />
  7. 7. He’s a negotiator, not a fighter. <br />But ninjas still beg him for training, so don’t get any ideas.<br />The most interesting leader in the school.<br />
  8. 8. He never teaches by example.<br />It would be cruel.<br />The most interesting leader in the school.<br />
  9. 9. We wish to share our most interesting leadership insights.<br />
  10. 10. My two most interesting 360 competencies are:<br />Patience<br />Work/Life Balance<br />Deidra Stephens<br />
  11. 11. My favorite topic from the leadership development program was the six leadership styles from Primal Leadership.<br />LiseBurson<br />
  12. 12. One reason I continue to participate in the leadership development program:<br />To avoid becoming a boiled frog. <br />David Wenger<br />
  13. 13. One of my big take-aways is to dedicate time to network with influential colleagues in and out of the organization. Avoid getting sidetracked from this by a busy schedule.<br />Steven Burton<br />
  14. 14. My advice:<br />Take advantage of the resources that are around you. Getting valuable insight from speakers and “real” advice from those in the room.<br />Velma Arney<br />
  15. 15. My most interesting take-away:<br />It was great to see and interact with faculty as faculty, and not in the roles we normally see them in.<br />David Burns<br />
  16. 16. Of my top 5 leadership competencies, 4 have led to my leadership role today:<br />Integrity & Trust<br />Informing<br />Approachability<br />Organizational Agility<br />My fifth is compassion, but my boss thinks that’s less important, so I don’t care.<br />Angela Dorsey<br />
  17. 17. Words of advice:<br />Get to know each of the people in the room. There is no substitute for the peer mentor relationships you can foster.<br />And take the opportunity to get our of your silo. Enjoy learning and growing together.<br />Jennie Loev<br />
  18. 18. Welcome to the Leadership Growth Program 2009-2010<br />Will You Be the Next <br />“Most Interesting Leader in the School?”<br />

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