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This presentation can be used to talk with a book club or a group of professional women through the main principles in the book How Remarkable Women Lead. This presentation includes select ...

This presentation can be used to talk with a book club or a group of professional women through the main principles in the book How Remarkable Women Lead. This presentation includes select explanations, tips and exercises from the book.

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  • 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 1 WIN BOOK CLUB How Remarkable Women Lead, by Joanna Barsh (Author), Susie Cranston (Author), Geoffrey Lewis (Author) Kathie Johnson Vice President, Global Advertising, Equity & Strategy and Dassault Systèmes Women’s Initiative (WIN) Board Member
  • 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 A few notes 2 I developed this presentation in order to best manage a discussion at our Women’s Initiative (WIN) book club. Everything in this presentation is directly from the book How Remarkable Women Lead Feedback from book club members was that the information, tips and exercises in this presentation were very helpful
  • Centered Leadership Preconditions: Desire to lead l Talent and knowledge l Capacity for change 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 2 Framing Connecting Self Awareness Pausing Adaptability 1 Reciprocity Sponsorship Network & Community Your personal and professional context Meaning Happiness Core strengths Purpose 3 Energizing Energy balance Recovery Sustaining practices Engaging Presence Ownership Fears & Action 4 5 Outcomes: Leadership effectiveness l Sustainable performance l Fulfillment 3 Source: How Remarkable Women Lead by Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston
  • Meaning 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Definition 4 The sense of meaning is what inspires women leaders, guides their careers, sustains their optimism, generates positive emotions and enables them to lead in creative & profound ways. Source: How Remarkable Women Lead by Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston
  • Meaning 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Quote 5 You can turn almost any job into your calling if it draws on your core strengths, engages you fully and inspires you through a higher purpose Source: How Remarkable Women Lead by Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston
  • Meaning 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Exercise – Personal strengths. Which are your 5 top strengths? (p.44) 6 Wisdom: curiosity, love of learning, judgement, ingenuity, emotional intelligence, perspective Courage: valor, perseverance, integrity Humanity: kindness, loving Justice: citizenship, fairness, leadership Temperance: self-control, prudence, humility Transcendence: appreciation of beauty and excellence, gratitude, hope, spirituality, forgiveness, humor, zest Source: How Remarkable Women Lead by Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston
  • Framing 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Definition 7 To sustain herself on the path to leadership and to function as a leader, a woman must view situations clearly, avoiding downward spirals, in order to move ahead, adapt, and implement solutions Source: How Remarkable Women Lead by Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston
  • Framing 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Quote 8 Martin Seligman: “our optimism (or pessimism) depends on how we view reality through 3 lenses: permanence, pervasiveness and personal control Source: How Remarkable Women Lead by Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston
  • Framing 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Exercise – fill in the blank ( p. 76) 9 I could be an amazing architect if…………… Source: How Remarkable Women Lead by Joanna Barsh and Susie Cranston
  • Framing 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Tip (p. 87-88) 10 Two ways to stop the spiral: 1. disputation (talking back to that voice in your head) 2. finding alternatives
  • Framing 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Tip (p. 109) 11 Think of yourself “on the dance floor” and “on the balcony” at the same time.
  • Connecting 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Definition 12 Nobody does it alone. Women leaders make meaningful connections to develop sponsorship and followership, to collaborate with colleagues and supporters with warmth and humanity.
  • 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Connecting Tip (p. 130) 13 Every week – add an entry into your agenda that says “Call People”
  • Connecting Exercise – Network Map Every week – add an entry into your agenda that says “Call People” High influence Sweet Spot Low influence Low degree of comfort High degree of comfort
  • Engaging 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Definition 15 Successful leaders take ownership for opportunities along with risks. They have a voice and they use it. They’re also able to face down their fears.
  • Engaging 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Tips (p. 199; 232) 16 Speak up within the first 5 minutes or try to be among the first 6 people to talk As a leader, the minute you open your mouth, people are going to just say yes, and then you won’t actually hear nuances or other thoughts. You’ll never know anything but your own point of view. So, try to be the last one to speak.
  • Engaging 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Quote 17 Gandhi once said “we stand in a circle whose circumference is bounded by the circle of our own fears”
  • Engaging 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Exercise (p. 205) 18 Pick people you trust and ask them to be in a room together. Walk in and introduce yourself in a simple hello. Then ask them to rate your performance, ranging from 1 (a mouse just walked in) to 10 (a lioness just entered) Then walk in again, choosing a number you want to be. (say 7 – bold, confident, assertive without being aggressive) but don’t tell your colleagues and ask them to rate you.
  • Energizing 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Definition 19 To succeed long term and to accommodate family and community responsibilities, women leaders learn to manage their energyy reserves and to tap into flow.
  • Energizing 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 Tip (p.244) 20 Ultradian rhythms – cycles of alertness and fatigue – each last about 90 minutes. When a cycle ends, a quick break will refresh you.
  • Energizing 3DS.COM © Dassault Systèmes | Confidential Information | 2/20/2014 | ref.: 3DS_Document_2013 4 Sources of Energy 21 Physical: your basic stamina and drive Cognitive: your mental activities Psychological: your emotional moods Social: your relationship to others, your core values Learn to identify your sources and uses of energy.