Leadership Heroes<br />Erica Kosa<br />Lewis University, MAOL Program<br />
Outline<br />Introduction <br />Heroes as Leaders<br />Types of Leadership Heroes<br />Conclusion<br />
<ul><li>As a child many of us aspire to be a hero—a leader.
In our most popular movies and tales, the central figure is a single hero or team of characters who achieve something extr...
Leaders have become modern day super-heroes.</li></ul>Introduction<br />
<ul><li>Modern-day leaders have become the “poster children” of what it means to succeed.
What is the difference between a hero and a leader?</li></ul>Heroes as Leaders<br />he·ro/ˈhi(ə)rō/Noun<br />A person who ...
Leadership heroes are not confined to one single category, but often have attributes of many with a large portion of chara...
Innate Hero:Nature Leader<br />The hero is born with his super-human leadership abilities.<br /><ul><li>Superman, Blade
Jesus Christ, Mahatma Gandhi, Beowulf, Leonardo Davinci</li></ul>Blade Trailer (1998) <br />
Accidental Hero:Nurture Leader<br />The hero can be nurtured/created. His super-human leadership abilities are an ever-evo...
CEO of Boeing James McNerney, Winston Churchill, Andrew Jackson</li></ul>Spiderman Trailer (2002) <br />
Logical Hero:Rational Leader<br />Fieldmarshal – Mastermind – Inventor – Architect<br />Drawn to science & technology to h...
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I created this final presentation for my MA Organizational Leadership Class, Assessing Leadership Skills. The presentation breaks down the different types of leaders into &quot;hero&quot; categories to make it easier for students to relate to each personality type.

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Leadership Heroes Erica Kosa

  1. 1. Leadership Heroes<br />Erica Kosa<br />Lewis University, MAOL Program<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br />Introduction <br />Heroes as Leaders<br />Types of Leadership Heroes<br />Conclusion<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>As a child many of us aspire to be a hero—a leader.
  4. 4. In our most popular movies and tales, the central figure is a single hero or team of characters who achieve something extraordinary.
  5. 5. Leaders have become modern day super-heroes.</li></ul>Introduction<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>Modern-day leaders have become the “poster children” of what it means to succeed.
  7. 7. What is the difference between a hero and a leader?</li></ul>Heroes as Leaders<br />he·ro/ˈhi(ə)rō/Noun<br />A person who is admired for courage or noble qualities.<br />The chief character in a book, play, or movie, who is typically identified with good qualities.<br />lead·er/ˈlēdər/Noun<br />The person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country.<br />A person followed by others. <br />
  8. 8. Leadership heroes are not confined to one single category, but often have attributes of many with a large portion of characteristics in one type.<br />Innate Hero – The Nature Leader<br />Accidental Hero – The Nurture Leader<br />Logical Hero – The Rational Leader<br />Survivor Hero – The Artisan Leader<br />Vigilante Hero – The Idealist Leader<br />Super-Team Hero – The Guardian Leader<br />Types of Leadership Heroes<br />
  9. 9. Innate Hero:Nature Leader<br />The hero is born with his super-human leadership abilities.<br /><ul><li>Superman, Blade
  10. 10. Jesus Christ, Mahatma Gandhi, Beowulf, Leonardo Davinci</li></ul>Blade Trailer (1998) <br />
  11. 11. Accidental Hero:Nurture Leader<br />The hero can be nurtured/created. His super-human leadership abilities are an ever-evolving process<br /><ul><li>Spiderman, Daredevil, Elektra
  12. 12. CEO of Boeing James McNerney, Winston Churchill, Andrew Jackson</li></ul>Spiderman Trailer (2002) <br />
  13. 13. Logical Hero:Rational Leader<br />Fieldmarshal – Mastermind – Inventor – Architect<br />Drawn to science & technology to help them achieve their goals. <br /><ul><li>Batman, Catwoman
  14. 14. Albert Einstein, David Keirsey, Napoleon, Walt Disney, Isaac Newton</li></ul>Analytical, impeccable logic, focused on achieving goals, experimental, autonomy, ingenuity, coordinators & engineers, reason<br />Batman Trailer (1989) <br />
  15. 15. Survivor Hero:Artisan Leader<br />Promoter – Crafter – Performer – Composer<br />Live life to the fullest. Always looking for an adventure.<br /><ul><li>Hellboy
  16. 16. Cher, Tiger Woods, Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump</li></ul>Artistic, creative, hedonistic, impulsive, utilitarian, risk-takers, energetic, bold, action-oriented <br />HellboyBehind the Scenes (2004) <br />
  17. 17. Vigilante Hero:Idealist Leader<br />Teacher – Counselor – Champion – Healer<br />An advocate and mentor, often a champion of the “little guys.” <br /><ul><li>The Punisher
  18. 18. Martin Luther King Jr., Emily Bronte, Princess Diana, Oprah Winfrey </li></ul>Creative, enthusiastic, speaks in extremes, subjective, diplomatic, helpful, compassionate, emotional, altruistic, personal growth of others<br />Punisher Trailer (2004) <br />
  19. 19. Super-Team Hero:Guardian Leader<br />Supervisor – Inspector – Provider – Protector<br />Loves to work with others. When part of a strong team, they reach their pinnacle of success.<br /><ul><li>X-Men, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
  20. 20. George Washington, Harry Truman, Mother Teresa, Barbara Walters</li></ul>Dependable, responsible, prefer concrete information, interested in morality, stoic, respectful, make friends easily, stabilizers<br />X-Men 2 Clip (2003) <br />
  21. 21. <ul><li>Nature or Nurture?
  22. 22. How about BOTH!
  23. 23. Rational, Artisan, Idealist, or Guardian?
  24. 24. Where do you see yourself?
  25. 25. Do you fit more in 1 category but have traits in another?
  26. 26. What makes a hero?
  27. 27. Any personality type can be a leader.
  28. 28. There is no one-way to lead.
  29. 29. Everyone is different. Forge your own path.</li></ul>Conclusion<br />
  30. 30. We are all heroes.<br />Be the leader you want to be.<br />

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