Top 10 Actions of Transformative Leaders

462 views
368 views

Published on

Transformative leadership is more about who the leader is and less about what the leader does.

Another presentation by StratChat from YellowChair Strategy.

“Helping organizations survive today to thrive tomorrow.”

Published in: Business, Education
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
462
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
5
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
15
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Top 10 Actions of Transformative Leaders

  1. 1. Welcome to another presentation by StratChat from YellowChair Strategy. “Helping organizations survive today to thrive tomorrow.” Mark Affleck Posted October 2013 http://www.yellowchairstrategy.com
  2. 2. ACTIONS of Transformative Leaders We’ve all read about the key attributes required to be a successful leader. You’ve seen them…they typically focus on things like: CHARACTER TOUGHNESS COMMUNICATION VISION LIFE-LONG LEARNING Mark Affleck Posted October 2013 http://www.yellowchairstrategy.com
  3. 3. ACTIONS of Transformative Leaders OK, fair enough. That’s the “WHO YOU ARE” side of the ledger. Mark Affleck Posted October 2013 http://www.yellowchairstrategy.com
  4. 4. ACTIONS of Transformative Leaders Let’s assume those attributes must be in place just to get the leadership reins. Once you accept that premise, you can ask… What are the next essentials of effective leadership? Mark Affleck Posted October 2013 http://www.yellowchairstrategy.com
  5. 5. ACTIONS of Transformative Leaders After 25 years as a CEO Leader, I’ve concluded that the next test for leaders is how they put those leadership attributes into play—every day. I call it their Leadership Strategy. “WHAT THEY DO” It’s the component in the leadership equation. Mark Affleck Posted October 2013 http://www.yellowchairstrategy.com
  6. 6. ACTIONS of Transformative Leaders This is a leader’s Strategy to lead-not the organization’s strategy— And it’s what separates leader’s from Mark Affleck EFFECTIVE Pedestrian leaders. Posted October 2013 http://www.yellowchairstrategy.com
  7. 7. ACTIONS of Transformative Leaders Nobody wants to be Pedestrian… so what are the… Top 10 Actions of SUCCESSFUL LEADERS Mark Affleck Posted October 2013 ? http://www.yellowchairstrategy.com
  8. 8. ACTIONS of Transformative Leaders Part I Top 10 Actions of a SUCCESSFUL LEADER: 1 Flex and adjust “on the fly” in the middle of action. 2 Grip a vision tight but never fight the last war. 3 Manage the timing of distress and dislocation. 4 Disturb organizational balance only when people can deal with the consequences. 5 Create “Projecteers” who are accountable for their performance and results. Mark Affleck Posted October 2013 http://www.yellowchairstrategy.com
  9. 9. ACTIONS of Transformative Leaders Part II Top 10 Actions of a SUCCESSFUL LEADER: 6 Force every program and activity to be supported by a Strategic Imperative—what must be done. 7 Continually communicate inspirational context for the organization 8 Regulate disequilibrium to keep everyone in a productive 9 Run everything past the “Why” and “To What End?” Test. discomfort zone. 10 Interrupt “off-course diversions” immediately and hard. Mark Affleck Posted October 2013 http://www.yellowchairstrategy.com
  10. 10. ACTIONS of Transformative Leaders Picture yourself doing those 10 things in your organizational or career context. GIVE IT A SHOT. What if you really did these things–what would happen? Mark Affleck Posted October 2013 http://www.yellowchairstrategy.com
  11. 11. The Author CEO Change Leader Strategist Issues & Crisis Manager As CEO of YellowChair Strategy, he helps leaders transform their organization to “survive today and thrive tomorrow.” Mark Affleck Posted October 2013 MARK AFFLECK http://www.yellowchairstrategy.com

×