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  • 1. Communication for Leadership and Teambuilding seminar
    Prepared by RuslanAsad
    FLEXability conference
  • 2. Who is a LEADER?
    a one providing guidance by going in front
    a one causes others to go with him
    Empowering others
    Sharing the tasks among his team members
    Articulating vision/embodying values/giving HOPE
    Shaping and sharing a vision which empowers the team members
    Are best when they barely know that she or he exists
    a one who would say “we did it” when the project is completed
  • 3. 4 types of Civic Leaders
    Paternalistic – patriarchal or matriarchal style of leadership; built on established personal or kinship relationships; inspiring great loyalty and have a familial relationship with staff
  • 4. Activist – engaged in lobbying work; highly motivated, charismatic, focused on single issue; inspire the followers with clear messages
    Managerialist – administrative abilities; establishing structures; managing the team, setting the responsibilities
  • 5. Power of Vision
    Catalytic/Visionary leader
    • Strategic leaders
    • 6. Promote and implement change
    • 7. Wider world view/global leaders
    • 8. Change agents delegating the work to the team
    • 9. Work with external actors
    • 10. Build coalitions, partnerships
    Are we the world?
  • 11. Leaders or Managers
    Leaders - inspire, initiate change, encourage new learning, create networks, developing a different culture; creating bigger picture and promoting change
    Managers – plan, implement and monitor on a more operational and administrative level; mainly resolving specific issues, day to day challenges
  • 12. Effective leaders
  • 13. Leadership is a process where an individual influences a group or individuals to achieve a common goal
    What does LEADERSHIP want from us?
  • 14. Integrity
    Leadership is someone hard to please 
    • It wants us to be as good as our word…
    • 15. It wants our actions to match our words/values
    • 16. Wow! It wants us to be true to our team members and colleagues
    • 17. Leadership wants us to create an environment for people to work and participate….
    Are we doing it? Are you as Alumni doing it? What it means for you?
  • 18. Vision
    Serve and participate because you believe in the result
    Values are connection between our vision and the team
    Make sure the team can see the results, the vision
    Team will fight for what they believe in
    Team will fight to defend what they create
    Flash news! Freedom is as expensive as Baku is folks!
  • 19. Keep the vision in sight for everyone
    Keep the team aware of the original goal
    Debate to implement the vision and to encourage the team
    Team can take ownership of the vision
    Don’t move off the original vision
    Vision keeps the team focused and together
    “A house divided will fall” Abraham Lincoln
  • 20. Build new leaders
  • 21. Encourage disagreement
    Allow others to challenge ideas
    Debating creates an environment to generate creative ideas
    Give the team members authority to think and act
    Debate over principles not personalities
    Protect the vision from personification
  • 22. Be responsible for the final decision
    Make the final decision with the team
    Carry final responsibility for the decision
    Accept the blame if the result is unsuccessful
    Share the credit with the team
    Remember not “I” but “WE” did it
  • 23. Be open to change
  • 24. Ability  to communicate!
    Get the ideas across to your team, to the people
    Share your passion and vision with the team
    Leaders learn by sharing
    Speak, write, blog
    Make communications visionary with memorable words and phrases
    Concentrate, listen, look into the eyes of your team member
    Motivate via communication
  • 25. What to do
    Review your program, its goals
    Identify the groups and people you are trying to reach
    Set priorities
    Develop messages: short, expressive, informative, motivating
    Follow up!
    Phone calls, emails, leafleting, speeches, video appeals, brochures
  • 26. Use available tools and technology
    Blogging – create your blog for self-awareness, personal development, sharing your ideas, diary helps you analyze
    Facebook – be open, be transparent; transparency lessens the rumors; share your ideas via STATUS, videos, postings
    Video blogging – don’t like writing? Then shoot videos, get your message across, discover yourself and help others in self-awareness
  • 27. Effective communication
    The more personal the more effective
    Consistent message and identity
    Empower the team members to get the message out
    Tell people what you would like them to do and tell them how to do it
    Train your team, grow them
    Be creative
  • 28. we talked about…..
  • 29. I EXPECT
    A blogger out of this group
    A community organizer out of this group
    A video blogger out of this group
    A leader out of this group
    Change makers, vision creators, project managers!
    Always ready to help you, to talk to you, to listen to you

    Thank you.