Enabling vs. dictating No entitlement Breaking status quo F.A. Cup Trophy
Barriers to “no” Positive no N-option Etonnement
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William Pettit and Ken McPhan of the Gippsland Independent and Express newspaper, Victoria http://flic.kr/p/apx2SD The gardener Fredrik Fröding, 78 years old, with a watering can http://flic.kr/p/9VMzuU "WANNA KEEP EM HEALTHY? OVERCOOKING DESTROYS VITAMINS"!, 1941 – 1945 http://flic.kr/p/9vTZfK Jongen aan de afwas / Boy doing the dishes http://flic.kr/p/9Z5vFR F.A. Cup Trophy http://flic.kr/p/91xYmM Etonnement http://flic.kr/p/9deUbH
Managers hold formal positions The work includes planning, allocating resources, work design, organizing and accomplishing results Leadership is inspiring, empowering and guiding others to achieve and accomplish results Leadership is both by “position held” and “opportunities taken.”
Purpose, Direction, and Meaning Trust Optimism Action and Results Warren Bennis
Challenge the process Inspire shared vision Enable others to act Model the way Encourage the heart Kouzes and Posner
You make a difference. Credibility is the foundation of leadership. Values drive commitment. Focusing on the future sets leaders apart. You cannot do it alone.
Trust rules. Challenge is the crucible for greatness. You either lead by example or you don’t lead at all. The best leaders are the best learners. Leadership is an affair of the heart. Kouzes and Posner
Self-awareness – knowing, understanding and accepting yourself Knowing, respecting and appreciating your constituencies Developing capacity – yours and others Serving a purpose Sustaining hope
What are some of your strengths as a leader? Who is a role model for you? Where are there opportunities for you to lead? In what areas do you want to strengthen your leadership capacity? What will you do to get started?
James Kouzes and Barry Posner: The Truth About Leadership and The Leadership ChallengeWarren Bennis: On Becoming a LeaderRobert D. Stueart and Maureen Sullivan: Developing Library Leaders: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Coaching, Team Building and Mentoring Staff