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Welcome To Leader Corps Final

  1. 1. Welcome To Illinois LeaderCorps November 12-13, 2009 Leadership Training Springfield, Illinois
  2. 2. A View of The Day <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Defined </li></ul><ul><li>Building A Team </li></ul><ul><li>Know Your Mission-It’s Possible </li></ul><ul><li>Vision and Goals </li></ul><ul><li>The Committee </li></ul>
  3. 3. Getting To Know You <ul><li>Who Are You? </li></ul><ul><li>Where Have You Been? </li></ul><ul><li>Where Did You Come From? </li></ul><ul><li>What Are You Good At? </li></ul><ul><li>Why Are You Here? </li></ul><ul><li>Where Are You Going? </li></ul><ul><li>When Were You The Most Happy? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Group Work <ul><li>Define Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Attributes of a Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Leaders from the Past and Why </li></ul><ul><li>Current Leaders and Why </li></ul>
  5. 5. Leadership Defined <ul><li>A Person Who People Follow </li></ul><ul><li>Influence “Nothing More Nothing Less” </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership is a function of knowing yourself, having a vision that is well communicated </li></ul><ul><li>The process of influencing the behavior of other people toward group goals in a way that fully respects their freedom.&quot; </li></ul>
  6. 6. Leaders Empower Others <ul><li>The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.&quot; - Ralph Nadar </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.&quot; - Bill Gates </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.&quot; - Harvey S. Firestone </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind in others the conviction and will to carry on.&quot; - Walter Lippman </li></ul>
  7. 7. Dimensions of Sustaining Leadership <ul><li>Past Success </li></ul><ul><li>The capacity to create or catch vision </li></ul><ul><li>A willingness to take responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>A completion factor </li></ul><ul><li>Mental toughness </li></ul><ul><li>A quality that makes people listen to them </li></ul><ul><li>Always learning </li></ul><ul><li>Willing To share </li></ul>
  8. 8. Quotes on Leadership Character <ul><li>Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing.&quot; - Albert Schweitzer </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.&quot; -  Martin Luther King, Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.&quot; - John F. Kennedy </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Group Harvest <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Persistent </li></ul><ul><li>Charismatic </li></ul><ul><li>Motivator </li></ul><ul><li>Servant </li></ul><ul><li>Results oriented </li></ul>
  11. 11. Building A Team <ul><li>Clap It Up </li></ul><ul><li>Size It Up </li></ul><ul><li>I Know Your Birthday </li></ul>
  12. 12. Know Your Mission It’s Possible <ul><li>The AmeriCorps Pledge </li></ul><ul><li>I will get things done for America - to make our people safer, smarter, and healthier. I will bring Americans together to strengthen our communities. Faced with apathy, I will take action. Faced with conflict, I will seek common ground. Faced with adversity, I will persevere. I will carry this commitment with me this year and beyond. I am an AmeriCorps member, and I will get things done. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Clearly Stated Vision <ul><li>The faculty of sight; eyesight </li></ul><ul><li>Something that is or has been seen. </li></ul><ul><li>Unusual competence in discernment or perception; intelligent foresight: a leader of vision. </li></ul><ul><li>The manner in which one sees or conceives of something. </li></ul><ul><li>A mental image produced by the imagination. </li></ul><ul><li>The mystical experience of seeing as if with the eyes the supernatural or a supernatural being. </li></ul><ul><li>A person or thing of extraordinary beauty. </li></ul><ul><li>To see in or as if in a vision; envision. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Clearly Stated Goals <ul><li>The terminal point of a journey or race </li></ul><ul><li>Team Sports, other than specified Sport a.   a successful attempt at scoring </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;dream with a deadline,&quot; a goal is an observable and measurable end result having one or more objectives to be achieved within a more or less fixed timeframe. </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Committee <ul><li>A committee: is a type of small deliberative assembly that is usually intended to remain subordinate to another, larger deliberative assembly—which when organized so that action on committee requires a vote by all its entitled members, is called the “Committee of the Whole. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Common Committee Procedures <ul><li>It is common for a chairperson to organize a committee meeting through an agenda , which is usually distributed in advance. </li></ul><ul><li>The chairperson is responsible for running meetings: keeping the discussion on the appropriate subject. The chairperson being responsible for deciding how formal the committee processes will be. </li></ul><ul><li>Chairperson reports to the committee of the whole. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Eat The Elephant One Bite at a Time Committees <ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics </li></ul><ul><li>Public Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Program </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Thank You Letters and Calls </li></ul>
  18. 18. What’s Next <ul><li>Reflection On The Day </li></ul><ul><li>Drum Circle Tonight </li></ul>
  19. 19. Networking The 411 <ul><li>Know Your Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a Card and Pen at The Ready </li></ul><ul><li>Be Here Now </li></ul><ul><li>Listen and Hear </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-Up…phone call preferred </li></ul><ul><li>Say Thank You </li></ul><ul><li>Find The Mutual Benefit </li></ul>
  20. 20. Power Partnerships That Demand Media Attention
  21. 21. The Power of Words <ul><li>The six most important words: &quot;I admit I made a mistake.&quot; - Author unknown </li></ul><ul><li>The five most important words: &quot;You did a good job.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>The four most important words: &quot;What is your opinion.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>The three most important words: &quot;If you please.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>The two most important words: &quot;Thank you,&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>The one most important word: &quot;We&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>The least important word: &quot;I&quot; </li></ul>
  22. 22. Our Work Here Is The End of a New Beginning <ul><li>Social Network </li></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Phone Calls </li></ul><ul><li>Building Memories-Intentionally </li></ul>