Leadership Webinar With Cathy Jameson


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Leadership Webinar With Cathy Jameson

  1. 1. <ul><li>Cathy Jameson </li></ul><ul><li>Jameson Management, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>877.369.5558 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>LEADERSHIP }
  2. 2. <ul><li>YOU </li></ul><ul><li>are a </li></ul><ul><li>leader! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Myths About Leadership <ul><li>Leaders are born </li></ul><ul><li>Leaders have defined qualities </li></ul><ul><li>Leaders in one situation must be leaders in other situations </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership can only be developed by experience </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership is not a popularity contest </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Leadership is Not <ul><li>Knowing how to do a job = LABOR </li></ul><ul><li>Showing others = TEACHER </li></ul><ul><li>Making sure work/project is completed by others = MANAGER </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ Inspiring others to do better </li></ul><ul><li>work is the accomplishment </li></ul><ul><li>of a leader.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>“ You cannot produce </li></ul><ul><li>consistently on a higher level </li></ul><ul><li>than your leadership.” </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is a TEAM? <ul><li>A team is a group of leaders </li></ul><ul><li>working cohesively toward a common set of goals. </li></ul>
  8. 8. What Makes CEO’s Fail? <ul><li>Poor execution & the inability to get things done </li></ul><ul><li>Being indecisive </li></ul>
  9. 9. Decision Making & Risk Taking
  10. 10. Guidelines for Effective Decision Making <ul><li>Set deadlines. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide quickly on small issues and go on. Make the call. </li></ul><ul><li>On larger decisions, make a series of small decisions that keep you moving forward. </li></ul><ul><li>Once you come to a conclusion have confidence in your decision. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t back away from your responsibility. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Barriers: What to do <ul><li>Be a risk taker. </li></ul><ul><li>Know when to stop analyzing and move into action. </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify expectations. </li></ul><ul><li>Be strong. Don’t waiver when you are sure of your decision. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Decision Making Process <ul><li>Why is this decision necessary? </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits? </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges or “down-sides?” </li></ul><ul><li>Alternatives? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Key Elements of Decision Making <ul><li>Framing </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering information </li></ul><ul><li>Coming to conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>Learning (or failing to learn) from feedback </li></ul>
  14. 14. Decision Making Traps <ul><li>Plunging in </li></ul><ul><li>Frame blindness </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of frame control </li></ul><ul><li>Overconfidence in your judgment </li></ul><ul><li>Shortsided shortcuts </li></ul><ul><li>Shooting from the hip </li></ul><ul><li>Group failure </li></ul><ul><li>Fooling self about feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Not keeping track </li></ul><ul><li>Failure to audit your decision process </li></ul>
  15. 15. Time Management <ul><li>Begin by focusing on something you look forward to doing at work </li></ul><ul><li>Arrive on time </li></ul><ul><li>Prioritize – DOs, DON’Ts, “6 things” </li></ul><ul><li>Time in motion study </li></ul><ul><li>Delegate </li></ul><ul><li>Set goals </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid procrastination </li></ul>
  16. 16. Prioritizing <ul><li>High Importance/High Urgency </li></ul><ul><li>**Tackle these projects first </li></ul><ul><li>High Importance/Low Urgency </li></ul><ul><li>**Set deadlines for completion and </li></ul><ul><li>get these projects worked into </li></ul><ul><li>your daily routine </li></ul>
  17. 17. Prioritizing <ul><li>Low importance/High Urgency </li></ul><ul><li>**Find quick, efficient ways to get </li></ul><ul><li>this work done without much </li></ul><ul><li>personal involvement. If possible, </li></ul><ul><li>delegate it to a “can do” </li></ul><ul><li>assistant. </li></ul><ul><li>Low importance/Low Urgency </li></ul><ul><li>**Busy or repetitious work. Stack it </li></ul><ul><li>up and do it in ½ hour segments </li></ul><ul><li>each week or get someone else </li></ul><ul><li>to do it, or dump it. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Prioritizing <ul><li>Decide what to do and do it. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide what not to do and don’t do it . </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Priorities never “stay put” </li></ul>
  20. 20. Prioritizing <ul><li>Evaluate </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate </li></ul><ul><li>Estimate </li></ul>
  21. 21. Prioritizing- The Three R’s <ul><li>What is required of me? </li></ul><ul><li>What gives the greatest return ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is most rewarding ? </li></ul><ul><li>Requirement, Return, Reward </li></ul>
  22. 22. How to Break the Tie of Two Top Priorities <ul><li>Ask your co-worker or supervisor their preference </li></ul><ul><li>Can you delegate one of the options? </li></ul><ul><li>Which would be a better benefit to the client or company? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it fulfill the purpose? </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>YOU </li></ul><ul><li>are a </li></ul><ul><li>leader! </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Cathy Jameson </li></ul><ul><li>Jameson Management, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>877.369.5558 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>LEADERSHIP }