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  • Ace becoming a_leader_2.16.10

    1. 1. ACE Leadership Training Prepared by ACE Adopted from Sierra Student Coalition
    2. 2. Becoming a Leader <ul><li>Team Structure & Leadership Strategies </li></ul>
    3. 3. What’s the Point? <ul><li>Goal: By the end of this training, you will be able to organize and lead your team effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You will know the different models of team structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You will understand the principles of leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You will know how to get your team off to a good start </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. The Basics to Leadership <ul><li>Building & Leading a Successful Team Requires: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good Team Structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reliable Leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What Else? </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Types of Team Structure <ul><li>Type 1: Bottleneck </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One leader everyone goes to for everything </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What are the benefits? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What are the drawbacks? </li></ul></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Types of Team Structure <ul><li>Type 2: Buckshot </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When there is no central leader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What are the benefits? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What are the drawbacks? </li></ul></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Types of Team Structure <ul><li>Type 3: Snowflake </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When there is a CORE team of leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What are the benefits? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Are there drawbacks? </li></ul></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Becoming a Leader How do you LEAD your team?
    9. 9. Principles of Leadership <ul><li>A Good Leader… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>is open to new ideas and suggestions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>leads by example </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>makes sure goals are met </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Principles of Leadership <ul><li>A Good Leader empowers others by… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>focusing 1 st where people are more ready </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>challenging others to grow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>building relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mentoring younger members </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Why empower others? <ul><li>By empowering others, you will build a team of leaders </li></ul><ul><li>More leaders = </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More sustainable and adaptive team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More projects and tasks you can delegate with confidence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More you will avoid ‘burnout’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More great recruiters you will have </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More invested people will be in the team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More effective your team </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. From Leadership to Getting Things Done <ul><li>So, now that you know how to lead your team… </li></ul><ul><li>How do you make sure your team is EFFECTIVE? </li></ul>
    13. 13. A good start means. . . <ul><li>Team is stable with clear norms </li></ul><ul><li>Your team communicates clearly and consistently </li></ul><ul><li>Your mission points you in an engaging direction </li></ul><ul><li>Team works interdependently </li></ul><ul><li>You hold effective meetings </li></ul>
    14. 14. Recap: <ul><li>Keys to a successful team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An effective team structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gets off to a good start </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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