Looking for leaders in all the right places part 1


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Looking for leaders in all the right places part 1

  1. 1. Everyone’s A Leader <ul><li>Looking for Leaders in All the Right Places </li></ul>
  2. 2. 5 Starred Points
  3. 3. Why We Did It <ul><li>Support leadership development </li></ul><ul><li>- Opportunity for all staff </li></ul><ul><li>Instill confidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Commitment to growing leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Risk taking OK </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Why We Did It <ul><li>Gift from the library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Time for self-exploration and leadership development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-A fun day to get away, meet people, learn and grow. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>“ I have a new sense of the library caring about its employees.” </li></ul>
  6. 8. Why We Did It <ul><li>Recognize all staff as leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of Belonging </li></ul><ul><li>Develop facilitation skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- 26 facilitators selected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dual role – participants and trainers </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 9. How We Made it Happen <ul><li>Train the Trainers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Facilitator Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Group dynamics and facilitation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Hands on practice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Facilitator Toolkit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Talking points, handouts, markers, flipchart pads, modeling clay </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 10. Train the Trainers <ul><li>13 Facilitator Teams trained in group dynamics and facilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Hands on practice presenting workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitator Toolkit </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>12 volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Detail keepers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Big picture thinkers </li></ul></ul></ul>Leadership Training Design Team
  10. 12. Don’t Reinvent the Wheel <ul><li>Previous Experience & Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consultant Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership Academy – State Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workplace leadership training </li></ul></ul>
  11. 13. Specialize the Wheel <ul><li>P.I.E. </li></ul><ul><li>Focused exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership from all angles </li></ul><ul><li>Thoughtful consideration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Participants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitators </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Anticipate & Resolve concerns </li></ul>
  12. 14. Scheduling and Logistics <ul><ul><ul><li>A variety of geographical locations. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Days/times that didn’t conflict with existing team meetings. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 15. Scheduling and Logistics Location, Location, Location
  14. 16. Scheduling and Logistics Lots of options and lots of advanced notice.
  15. 17. <ul><li>“ I realized I can be a leader in every aspect of my life.” </li></ul>
  16. 18. Our Leadership Program <ul><li>Exploring Leadership : </li></ul><ul><li>Discover participants’ thoughts about leaders and leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>Would their perspectives change as a result of our program? </li></ul>
  17. 19. Our Leadership Program <ul><li>Exploring Leadership : </li></ul><ul><li>What does it mean to be a leader? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent initial thoughts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leadership quotes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss quotes about leadership in small groups and share with large group. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create a leader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Group activity </li></ul></ul>
  18. 21. Our Leadership Program <ul><li>Defining Leadership : </li></ul><ul><li>Shift focus from leader as a position to leader as a behavior. It’s not about what role you play in the organization, it’s about vision and motivation. </li></ul>
  19. 22. Our Leadership Program <ul><li>Defining Leadership : </li></ul><ul><li>Library Leaders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify leaders within the library </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leader – Manager – Supervisor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define roles of different positions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assessing Ourselves as Leaders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify “leadership actions” and rate self </li></ul></ul>
  20. 24. Our Leadership Program <ul><li>Motivating : </li></ul><ul><li>Explore what motivates the participants and how they can think of leadership in terms of motivating others. </li></ul><ul><li>“ People commit to participate in projects based on their enthusiasm, interests and what they consider important” </li></ul>
  21. 25. Our Leadership Program <ul><li>Motivating </li></ul><ul><li>Color Exercise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personality types and the ways they work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What Motivates You? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify motivations based on past activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recognition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to motivate by recognizing contributions </li></ul></ul>
  22. 27. Our Leadership Program` <ul><li>Empowering : </li></ul><ul><li>Explore how to empower ourselves and each other </li></ul><ul><li>“ A good leader empowers a team so they commit more fully and contribute more readily.” </li></ul>
  23. 28. Our Leadership Program <ul><li>Empowering </li></ul><ul><li>What do you need to find your voice? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify what we need to feel empowered and ways to empower others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leadership practices and commitments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 commitments, 10 best practices </li></ul></ul>
  24. 30. <ul><li>“ Anyone can be a leader and influence those in their sphere.” </li></ul>
  25. 32. Color Exercise <ul><li>Why a Color Exercise anyway? </li></ul><ul><li>HR Training Session </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Real world examples </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why was the exercise effective? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify motivators in self, co-workers and staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased communication, cohesion and empathy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal customer service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Empowerment </li></ul></ul>