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  • Political Leadership 200 Presentation 8
  • Leadership in Practice
    • Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves. Stephen Covey
    • This definition of leadership allows everyone to lead everywhere at any time.
    • Put the responsibility of leadership into everyone hands
  • Leading in Organizations
    • Organization is a relationship with a purpose
    • Everyone is involved in some type of organization
    • Almost all work is done through organizations
    • The greatest organizational challenge is to set them up to allow everyone to contribute their unique talents
  • Leading Past Problems
    • Chronic: underlying, causal, continuing
    • Acute: painful, symptomatic, debilitating
    • Spirit, mind, heart, body
      • Neglect spirit—low trust
      • Neglect mind—no shared vision or values
      • Neglect body—no organizational discipline
      • Neglect heart—disempowerment
    • Great power to predict and heal
  • A New Path to Leadership
    • Spirit—Conscience—Modeling—Culture
    • Mind—Pathfinding—Vision—Strategy
    • Body—Aligning—Discipline—Structure
    • Heart—Empowering—Passion—Execution
  • Successful Leaders Manage
    • Strategy—Develop, maintain, clear, focused
    • Execution—Develop, maintain flawless operations
    • Culture—Develop, maintain performance-oriented culture
    • Structure: Build, maintain, fast, flexible & flat organization
  • Modeling
    • We must become the change we seek in the world. Ghandi
      • You are in a team to bring your strengths
      • Know who you are what you can do—and don’t focus on what others tell you can and can’t be done
      • Exercise initiative in your circle of influence
      • What is the best thing I can do under these circumstances?
  • Trustworthiness
    • 90 percent of leadership failures are character failures —Stephen Covey
    • Character + Competence = Wisdom
      • integrity technical
      • maturity conceptual
      • abundance interdependence
      • mentality judgement
  • Dealing with Conflict
    • Conflict is an opportunity
    • Listening is key to leading
      • Empathetic listening with others needs in mind
    • Search for solutions better than proposed
        • transformative
  • Leadership Roles
    • Modeling: personal moral authority
    • Pathfinding: visionary moral authority
      • focus
    • Aligning: Institutional moral authority
    • Empowering: Cultural moral authority
      • execution
  • Four Disciplines
    • Focus people on the most important goals
    • Develop a compelling, visible, accessible “scorecard”
    • Create an action plan
    • Everyone is accountable
  • Contact Information
    • Kathleen Schafer
    • Leadership Connection
    • www.leadershipconnection.net