Journey of Leaders


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Journey of Leaders

  1. 1. 1 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  2. 2. Leadership is not… Position Authority Power2 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  3. 3. Leadership is . . . Everyone’s business A relationship Self-development Learned An ongoing process3 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  4. 4. Management“Produces Order and Consistency” Planning/Budgeting Organize/Staff Controlling/Problem Solving Source: A Force for Change: How Leadership Differs from Management By John Kotter4 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
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  6. 6. Leadership“Produces Change and Movement” Establishing Direction Aligning People Motivating and Inspiring Source: A Force for Change: How Leadership Differs from Management6 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon By John Kotter
  7. 7. Why Would Someone FollowYou?As a result of this session, you will: Learn about behaviours that improve your effectiveness as a leader. Understand what you personally need to do to be someone who can mobilize others to take action for a common goal.7 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  8. 8. “Leadership is the art ofmobilizing others to wantto struggle for sharedaspirations.”— Kouzes and Posner 8 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  9. 9. 5 Practices Model the Way Inspire a Shared Vision Challenge the Process Enable Others to Act Encourage the Heart © James M. Kouzes & Barry Z. Posner9 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  10. 10. “Example is not the mainthing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” Albert Schweitzer10 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  11. 11. Model the Way Find your voice by clarifying your personal values. Set the example by aligning actions with shared values. © James M. Kouzes & Barry Z. Posner11 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  12. 12. Characteristics of Admired Leaders Ambitious Honest Broad-minded Imaginative Caring Independent Competent Inspiring Cooperative Intelligent Courageous Loyal Dependable Mature Determined Self-controlled Fair-minded Straightforward12 Forward-looking Wali Memon Supportive Twitter: walimemon Source: Kouzes & Posner
  13. 13. Desired Characteristics of a Leader • Honest • Forward-looking • Inspiring • Competent13 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  14. 14. Source Credibility • Trustworthiness • Expertise • Dynamism14 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  15. 15. DWYSYWD15 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  16. 16. Align Actions with Values Calendars !? Critical Incidents Stories Language Measurements Rewards Wali Memon 16
  17. 17. “As long as you believe what you’re doing is meaningful, you can cut through the fear and exhaustion and take the next step.” Arlene Blum Mountaineer & Author17 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  18. 18. Inspire a Shared Vision Envision the future by imagining exciting and ennobling possibilities. Enlist others in a common vision by appealing to shared aspirations. © James M. Kouzes & Barry Z. Posner18 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
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  20. 20. A Vision is…. “…. an ideal and unique image of the future for the common good.” Kouzes & Posner20 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  21. 21. Leadership Imperative Credibility + Vision Engagement Results21 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  22. 22. Challenge the Process Search for opportunities by seeking innovative ways to change, grow, and improve. Experiment and take risks by constantly generating small wins and learning from mistakes. © James M. Kouzes & Barry Z. Posner22 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  23. 23. “The focus of a leader’s attention should be less on the routine operations and much more on the untested and untried.Leaders should always be asking what’s new? What’s next? What’s better” That’s where the future is.” Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner23 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  24. 24. Use Outsight Be open Stay in touch Step outside of boundaries24 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  25. 25. Challenge Motivates “Challenge is the opportunity for greatness. People do their best when there is a chance to change the way things are.” Jim Kouzes & Barry Posner The Leadership Challenge25 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  26. 26. Powerlessness corrupts, and absolute powerlessness corrupts absolutely.” — Rosabeth Moss Kanter26 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  27. 27. Enable Others to Act Foster collaboration by promoting cooperative goals and building trust. Strengthen others by sharing power and discretion. © James M. Kouzes & Barry Z. Posner27 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  28. 28. “Ceremonies, celebrations,and rituals are not about the event. They’re about touching the hearts and souls of every employee.” Victoria Sandvig Charles Schwab & Company28 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  29. 29. Encourage the Heart Recognize contributions by showing appreciation for individual excellence. Celebrate the values and victories by creating a spirit of community. © James M. Kouzes & Barry Z. Posner29 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  30. 30. Encourage the Heart “If change is not happening fast enough, it’s a matter of recognition.” ~ Greg Williams VP Automotive Sector Motorola Semi-Conductor 30 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  31. 31. 7 Essentials for Encouragingthe Heart Set clear standards Tell the story Expect the Celebrate best together Pay attention Set the Personalize example recognition31 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  32. 32. Learning to Lead“You never conquer themountain. You conqueryourself – your doubtsand your fears.” Jim Witaker, First American to climb Mt. Everest32 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  33. 33. Leaders• Have a high degree of personal credibility.• Are effective in meeting job-related demands.• Are able to increase motivations levels.• Are successful in representing their groups to upper management.• Have high-performance teams.• Foster loyalty and commitment.• Reduce absenteeism and turnover and reduce stress levels.33 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  34. 34. Next Steps Read The Leadership Challenge Take some training Work with a Coach Get some feedback Clarify your vision and values Challenge the way & innovate Collaborate and delegate Encourage others & celebrate34 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  35. 35. And finally… Questions Comments Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson35 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon