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  • 1. What is Leadership?
    • And who is your Leader?
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    • “ A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination”
    • “ The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall”
    • Nelson Mandela
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    • "A leader is a dealer in hope."
    • Napoleon Bonaparte, (1769-1821)
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    • “ ' I can't remember ever having a tactical or coaching lesson from him, but as a football manager he was second to none. He made us feel invincible. Every time we ran out there we thought we would win.”
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    • “ Leadership is all hype. We've had three great leaders in this century - Hitler, Stalin and Mao.”
    • Peter Drucker, quoted in Fortune, 21/02/94
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    • “ Leaders are like the rest of us: trustworthy and deceitful, cowardly and brave, greedy and generous.”
    • Kellerman, 2004
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    • “… Leadership is like the Abominable Snowman, whose footprints are everywhere but who is nowhere to be seen.”
    • Bennis and Nanus, 1992
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    • “ There is no agreed view on what managers and leaders should do and what they need to do it.”
    • Salaman, 2004
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    • “ Leadership appears to be, like power, an ‘essentially contested concept’”
    • Gallie, 1955
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    • "As we look ahead ......., leaders will be those who empower others."
    • Bill Gates
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    • "A leader is best when people barely know that he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worst when they despise him."
    • Lao Tzu, Chinese founder of Taoism (6th Century BC)
  • 34. The Empowered Leader’s Litany* I am a visionary, I can excite and inspire my team I communicate well; I believe listening is as important as talking I set tough business challenges, but make sure people have the information, skills and resources to deliver I am clear what needs to be achieved, but allow others to decide how to do it I develop individuals and build teams I encourage participation and value diversity I trust people to deliver within agreed boundaries and limits I set a few key controls which everyone knows and understands I seek to create win-win situations at every opportunity I am open and approachable and value feedback I am clear and consistent about my own values and beliefs, and the people I work with know where I stand I believe I will never stop learning *or how to be a smug narcissist in 12 simple steps!
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    • “ Leadership is not a person or a position. It is a complex moral relationship between people, based on trust, obligation, commitment, emotion, and a shared vision of the good.”
    • Joanne Ciulla, 1998
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    • “ Leadership has been the subject of an extraordinary amount of dogmatically stated nonsense.’
    • Chester Barnard, 1948
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    • with thanks to
    • Bob Marley - “Lively Up Yourself”
    • Donna Ladkin and Exeter University