Leadership Training Specialist
Why is it critical for leaders
to be successful at
Because it is their job.
“Leadership is Influence”- John
“Leadership is an Activity”- Ayodele
Aderinwale, Executive Director,
Africa Leadership Forum
Telecommunication: NITEL Vs MTN
Banking: Zenith Vs Union Bank
Leadership is not function of who comes
Not adopting change
Giving wrong impression to customers
Exhibiting wrong attitudes
In fact leadership is more of attitude…
Organization Development (OD) is a
planned, organization-wide effort to increase
an organization's effectiveness and viability.
OD is a response to change, a complex
educational strategy intended to change the
beliefs, attitudes, values, and structure of
organization so that they can better adapt to
new technologies, marketing and challenges,
and the dizzying rate of change itself.
Organisational development is always a
subject of change management…
Effective change management requires true
and effective leadership
Importance Role of
Purpose Provides directions for
and get buy-in
Strategy Provides the how-to
Culture Relationship among
employees , between
employees and the
Importance Role of
Structure Ensure adequate fit
between the purpose
and the internal
Rewards What the organization
rewards or punishes
and develop capable
In this field, leadership is defined as setting
direction and influencing people to follow
that direction. A person can lead themselves,
other individuals, other groups or an entire
Supervision is guiding the development and
productivity of people in the organization.
Effective supervisors are able to achieve
goals by guiding the work of other people –
Leaders who work with others in the
organization to clarify the vision and goals,
or desired results, for change.
Leaders in the organization must “walk their
talk” – they must behave according to the
same values and behaviors that are to be
accomplished by the change effort.
Leaders must ensure the ongoing
accountabilities, resources and support to
ensure that actions are taken to accomplish
the overall change effort.
Vision and focus
People, process, profit
Lead People, Manage Resources
Your number one customer is your
The values you pass to employees determines
the ways they relate with your customers.
Creativity and Empowerment
Communication Skills- Listening
Leading knowledge/ innovation
Research and Development
Loyal Customer Base
Total Quality Management
Corporate Social Responsibilities
If you lead your team, manage your
resources, keep your focus and try to do
more with less, then you are on the path to
creating a lasting legacy for generations to
Leadership is the sole critical factor for
business success. Be the good leader your
business, family and nation need.
Thank you for listening.