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Passion & promises pf

  1. 1. Passion & Promises Our Leadership Scrapbook Group Event – 05/14/09 Edwardsville BPW
  2. 2. About this “Speech” <ul><li>April Leader from history </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting discussion on state of economy </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback comments “Let’s talk more like this” </li></ul><ul><li>Great committee meetings/projects with sharing </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Scrapbook is This Evening <ul><li>Three focal points – discussion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Passion: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quick quotation guessing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Women We Would List & Why </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our Stories and Context of Women in “This Time” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quick “events” timeline </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing of stories/discussion on how women’s roles have evolved </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promise: Closing </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. But Who Am I? . . . Rebecca A. Clark <ul><li>Enough to give you “credibility” bio </li></ul><ul><li>Experienced in leadership, training, consulting, proposal development </li></ul><ul><li>Practice specializes in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff development (training) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development coaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operations/organization development consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Memberships like Toastmasters </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn: rebeccabeckaclark </li></ul><ul><li>Masters OD Temple University 2000 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Leadership Development My Personal Passion! What is Passion?
  6. 6. “Passion” Defined <ul><li>Sources, citations, best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Book Good to Great! found passion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feeling a depth of commitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A self-ignited mental “love” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May be “product”, may be “stands for” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gail Straub, in Enlightened Power, How Women Are Transforming Leadership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Igniting/reigniting our “fire” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quietness, courage, befriending, revisiting, remembering </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. And Off We Go! Passion Quotations Quick Quiz
  8. 8. Who Said This? <ul><li>“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” </li></ul><ul><li>Mother Teresa </li></ul>
  9. 9. And Who Said This! <ul><li>“The woman's mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by the infusion of the feminine element into all of its activities.” </li></ul><ul><li>Margaret Thatcher </li></ul>
  10. 10. More Difficult? <ul><li>“I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.” </li></ul><ul><li>Rosa Parks </li></ul>
  11. 11. Toughest One? <ul><li>“Never put an age limit on your dreams.” </li></ul><ul><li>Dara Torres </li></ul>
  12. 12. Women We Admire – A List <ul><li>Our mothers </li></ul><ul><li>All of us </li></ul><ul><li>Sandra Day O’Connor </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Palin </li></ul><ul><li>Condoleezza Rice </li></ul><ul><li>Ann Rice </li></ul><ul><li>Sally Ride </li></ul><ul><li>Helen Keller </li></ul><ul><li>Eleanor Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>Florence Nightingale </li></ul><ul><li>Susan B. Anthony </li></ul><ul><li>Michele Obama </li></ul><ul><li>Gloria Steinem </li></ul><ul><li>Babe Didrikson Zaharias </li></ul><ul><li>Billie Jean King </li></ul><ul><li>Naomi from The Bible </li></ul><ul><li>Irina Sendler </li></ul><ul><li>Golda Meir </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah Winfrey </li></ul><ul><li>Lisa Halaby </li></ul>Compiled by the evening’s participants <ul><li>Princess Diana </li></ul><ul><li>Indira Gandhi </li></ul><ul><li>Hillary Clinton </li></ul><ul><li>Coretta Scott King </li></ul><ul><li>Shirley Chisholm </li></ul><ul><li>Mary McLeod Bethune </li></ul><ul><li>Beth Truman </li></ul><ul><li>Abigail Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Evelyn Bowles </li></ul><ul><li>Ruth Bader Ginsburg </li></ul>
  13. 13. . . . A Quote Encore? <ul><li>“Spend at least one Mother's Day with your respective mothers before you decide on marriage. If a man gives his mother a gift certificate for a flu shot, dump him.” </li></ul><ul><li>“Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the 'Titanic' who waved off the dessert cart.” </li></ul><ul><li>Erma Bombeck </li></ul>
  14. 14. Our Stories Our Personal Additions/Stories 21 st Century Timeline
  15. 15. Our Stories In This Time <ul><li>1919 (7/15) - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs founded </li></ul><ul><li>1920 – 19 th Amendment </li></ul><ul><li>1929 – Edwardsville Business & Professional Women charter year </li></ul><ul><li>1961 – (12/14) President Kennedy’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commission on Status of Women </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1964 – Civil Rights Act (Title VII) </li></ul><ul><li> 1972 – Title IX </li></ul><ul><li>Equal Rights Amendment ? </li></ul>1920 1930 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2009 Our discussion/stories of women’s roles & how they have evolved; With some timeline dates (presented as a quiz during the event)
  16. 16. Promises: For Us as Leaders and Developers of Leaders
  17. 17. The Leadership Challenge <ul><li>Researchers Kouzes and Pozner </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 3 decades </li></ul><ul><li>“What (7) values do you look for and admire in a leader, someone whose direction you would willingly follow.” </li></ul><ul><li>Close to 100,000 respondents </li></ul><ul><li>223 analyzed to 20 </li></ul><ul><li>Remarkable consistency </li></ul>
  18. 18. These Equal Credibility <ul><li>Over time and across continents, 4 of the characteristics have consistently received over 50 percent of the votes.” </li></ul><ul><li>Your guesses? </li></ul>
  19. 19. The List of 20 Characteristics <ul><li>Ambitious </li></ul><ul><li>Broad-minded </li></ul><ul><li>Caring </li></ul><ul><li>Competent </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative </li></ul><ul><li>Courageous </li></ul><ul><li>Dependable </li></ul><ul><li>Determined </li></ul><ul><li>Fair-minded </li></ul><ul><li>Forward-Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Honest </li></ul><ul><li>Imaginative </li></ul><ul><li>Independent </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiring </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent </li></ul><ul><li>Loyal </li></ul><ul><li>Mature </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Straightforward </li></ul><ul><li>Supportive </li></ul>CIRCLE YOUR FOUR GUESSES FOR THE TOP FOUR
  20. 20. The Leadership Challenge List <ul><li>Honest </li></ul><ul><li>Forward-Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Competent </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiring </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent </li></ul><ul><li>Fair-minded </li></ul><ul><li>Broad-minded </li></ul><ul><li>Supportive </li></ul><ul><li>Straightforward </li></ul><ul><li>Dependable </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative </li></ul><ul><li>Determined </li></ul><ul><li>Imaginative </li></ul><ul><li>Ambitious </li></ul><ul><li>Caring </li></ul><ul><li>Courageous </li></ul><ul><li>Mature </li></ul><ul><li>Loyal </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Independent </li></ul>
  21. 21. Kouzes/Pozner on Credibility <ul><li>Proud to tell they belong </li></ul><ul><li>Strong sense of team spirit </li></ul><ul><li>See personal & organizational values as consistent </li></ul><ul><li>Feel attached & committed </li></ul><ul><li>Have a sense of ownership </li></ul>
  22. 22. A Humble Thank You “ Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.” Rosa Parks

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