Inspire Shared Vision

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Organizational team development workshop on leadership and team to develop a shared vision. A vision of team dimension of the organizational future.

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Inspire Shared Vision

  1. 1. Lao Tzu said, 2000 years ago, <ul><li>GO to the people. </li></ul><ul><li>Be with them. Start with what they know. </li></ul><ul><li>And, of the best leaders, </li></ul><ul><li>When their job is finished, their task is accomplished, </li></ul><ul><li>The people will say, </li></ul><ul><li>“ We did it ourselves.” </li></ul>
  2. 3. Read each set of choices. Write down the correct answer from each choice set. <ul><li>Cold or Blue </li></ul><ul><li>Up in the air or Down on the Ground </li></ul><ul><li>Metal or Cloth </li></ul><ul><li>Stars or Planets </li></ul><ul><li>Green or Red </li></ul><ul><li>Snow or White </li></ul><ul><li>Stripes or Plaid </li></ul>
  3. 4. Choices, The correct answers are; <ul><li>Cold or Blue </li></ul><ul><li>Up in the air or Down on the Ground </li></ul><ul><li>Metal or Cloth </li></ul><ul><li>Stars or Planets </li></ul><ul><li>Green or Red </li></ul><ul><li>Snow or White </li></ul><ul><li>Stripes or Plaid </li></ul>
  4. 6. Small Group Break Outs . <ul><li>What made this activity easy? </li></ul><ul><li>What made this activity challenging? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you as in individual choose to share your vision? </li></ul><ul><li>What happens if everyone is not clear on the goal? </li></ul><ul><li>How can leaders clarify what there vision is and ensure that all the team members are inline with this vision? </li></ul><ul><li>What about this activity can we use in our emerging leadership program? </li></ul><ul><li>What happens to teams that are not clear on the vision? </li></ul><ul><li>How are behaviors affected when team members are unclear of the vision? </li></ul><ul><li>How harmonious is the team when team members are clear on the vision? Unclear on the vision? </li></ul>
  5. 7. Script for Future Interactions (Behaviors and Norms Of future interactions) Reflective Observation (Behaviors Verbal and Non-Verbal, Hidden Messages, etc.) Conceptualize Interaction (what was gained or lost) Personal Interaction
  6. 8. Inspire a Shared Vision (From Kouzes & Posner, The Leadership Challenge Leaders passionately believe that they can make a difference. They envision the future, creating an ideal and unique image of what the organization can become. Through their magnetism and quiet persuasion, leaders enlist others in their dreams. They breathe life into their visions and get people to see exciting possibilities for the future.1
  7. 9. WHAT IS YOUR VISION? WHAT IS LEADERSHIP? HOW DO YOU ARTICULATE IT?
  8. 14. VISION <ul><li>What you see is not what is really present </li></ul><ul><li>Your eyes send an image to your brain </li></ul><ul><li>Your brain then translates the image out of the Data banks you already have. </li></ul><ul><li>Same issues lie in the problems of unclear visioning for leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge to learn what motivates and inspires others. How can leaders break down barriers in “Vision” to inspire individuals? </li></ul><ul><li>Create a culture of questioning for clarification </li></ul>
  9. 17. Personal Responsibility Other-Directed Self-Directed Authority Belief Autonomous “I have to” “I Choose to” Comply Rebel Thinking Agree Disagree Resent Resist Feeling Accept Consequences I’m Not Responsible Attitude I Am Responsible Like a Get Behavior Victim Revenge Accountable Ayers, Keith E. Engagement is Not Enough . Charleston, South Carolina: Advantage, 2006. 38-49.
  10. 18. Split Into Two Teams <ul><li>Use all 8 pieces to Create 5 arrows. </li></ul><ul><li>One arrow is already complete for a size template. </li></ul>
  11. 20. Milarepa said of the mind [Visioning] <ul><li>“ In the beginning, nothing comes; </li></ul><ul><li>In the middle nothing stays; </li></ul><ul><li>At the end, nothing goes. </li></ul><ul><li>Of the mind there is no arising and extinction!” </li></ul>

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