Tahoe Youth Family Services Personal Leadership and Communication Presentation Transcript
Tahoe Youth Family ServicesPersonal leadership style and communication May 10, 2012
5 minute meditation “When we divide our attention, we are actually neither here nor there.”Daniel Goleman, Mindfulness @ Work: A leadingwith emotional intelligence conversation withJon Kabat-Zinn
This morning’s agenda• Introductions• Icebreaker• What is Leadership• Explore Personal Leadership• Communication Styles• Reflections• Conclusion
Introductions and Icebreakers
What is Leadership?
Leadership isa relationship
What is Personal Leadership?
The desire of an individualto take charge of his or her own life
How to define your personal leadership• List your traits, strengths and values. Words that describe how you want to be viewed as a person and as a leader.• Combine these words to define your identity.
How to develop your personal leadership strategic planWrite a Retirement speech. Include words fromFamily, friends, colleagues, community of yourlifetime achievement.Lifetime achievement award: Included traits,accomplishments, community service andgeneral life philosophy.
Qualities of personal leadership
Communication styles and personal leadership
From Goleman’s Vital Lies, Simple Truths (1985)• "The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice there is little we can do to change until we notice how failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds."
• Our beliefs are the truth• The truth is obvious• Our beliefs are based on real data• The data we select are the real data
E/IExtraverts are action oriented, while introverts are thoughtoriented.Extraverts seek breadth of knowledge and influence, whileintroverts seek depth of knowledge and influence.Extraverts often prefer more frequent interaction, whileintroverts prefer more substantial interaction.Extraverts recharge and get their energy from spending timewith people, while introverts recharge and get their energyfrom spending time alone.
Judging/Perceiving• Judging types prefer to “have matters settled”• Perceiving types prefer to “keep decisions open”
Building Communication Skills
Personal Leadership andCommunication Take Aways
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