Rev-Up Empowerment! The Flying WaveTriggers release of Synovial Fluid & BDNFWarm up our joints as well as our musclesEngages the Brain with the BodyPlus it’s just plain FUN
What is Empowerment?“Having the ability to make my own decisions, have thecourage to take a risk, having the support from my manager,family, or friends to push myself further, having theknowledge I need to get me where I want to go.”“Independence Responsibility to others Accountable Self-awareness Self-reliance”“Able to make decisions independently, support of mysupervisor, ability to act on behalf of others” “Facilitate confidence Enable Encouragement” “The ability to make ones own decisions A feeling of competency and ability to do the right thing Independence Motivation Accountability”
We are the Leaders (or Bosses) of our Own Life Friends FamilyWork Bosses Children Home Bosses Significant Others
McDonald’s Survey Answers-Empowering Actions“Give my daughter an opportunity tomake a decision on her own, without myimmediate input.” “Allow people to make more decisions on their own, even if they are contrary or wrong in my my opinion. Allow the independence to handle situations without interfering or intervening.”
The Difference between Bosses & Leaders Boss Leader1) Drives employees 1) Coaches em up2) Depends on Authority 2) Depends on Good will3) Inspires Fear 3) Generates Enthusiasm4) Says "I" 4) Says, "We"5) Places blame 5) Fixes the breakdown6) Knows Everything 6) Shows how it is done7) Uses People 7) Develops People8) Takes credit 8) Gives Credit9) Commands 9) Asks10) Says, "Go" 10) "Lets Go"
Leadership“You must be the change you want to see in theworld”-Mahatma GandhiIn order to inspire others, and lead others, youmust demonstrate the qualities and actions thatyou want your followers to do. You can only leadothers by action.
Spectrum of Empowerment Empowerment Summit! Reward & Recognize Encourage others Encourage others Communicate Communicate Grow & Learn Grow & Learn Recognize a good job Do a good JobAllow Empowerment Earn EmpowermentLeaders Colleagues
Trust—McDonald’s Survey Responses to- How can you Empower others in your Life?Trust people Support themAllow them to speak their mind and let ideas come to lifeMaintain a positive outlook (when possible) display reliabilityLet them follow their instincts, let people learn what works for themBy trusting them to do tasks I normally do and letting them know Idepend on them to follow through.Trust in others to do their jobs without micro managing through concisecommunicationGive my trust to those who report to me by not asking for detailed check-ins on their projects, and by allowing them to follow through on theirideas even if i am not sure it will work
Empowerment TemperatureTake your EmpowermentTemperature frequentlyHot is including people, offeringencouragement, reinforcing thepositive, communicating.Cold is “freezing others out”,focusing on the negative, nottrusting, not communicating.