Clear Views for Pastors, Educators and Community Development Leaders

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Since before the founding of our young country, U.S. pastors are strategically aligned with what became known as economic development, community development and workforce development. Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is wise to bring together in certain regions of the state pastors, educators, economic development professionals, and business leaders. Deeper, wider and higher definitions and descriptions of "fully responsible leadership" and "strategic alignment"

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Clear Views for Pastors, Educators and Community Development Leaders

  1. 1. 1 DCEO Leadership for Pastors Conference 5 June 2014 Anthony Anderson | Professional Photography
  2. 2. John R. Dallas, Jr. Chief Alignment Officer Hillview Partners Network Alignment Strategists Consultants | Coaches | Speakers Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC | jrdallasjr@hillviewpartners.com
  3. 3. 3 “The Law of Connection” —John Maxwell, Bestselling Author and Coach Speakers, teachers, entrepreneurs and other leaders are wise to use best-effort words to connect with individuals in personal ways — before engaging in other discussion. By genuinely forging personal connection, higher levels of engagement are achieved. 3 Let’s give it a try . . . Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC
  4. 4. Was young . . . Now young enough . . . Pittsburgh, New York, Alexandria, Virginia, and now Chicago (Where next?) StrengthsFinder 2.0: Activator, Futuristic, Input, Strategic, Achiever Meyers-Briggs: E. N. T. J. (Extraversion, iNtuition, Thinking, Judgment) Founded and co-founded pioneering companies at ages 19, 24, 36, 47 and 55 Speaker, Panelist and Mentor for TFA, Founder Institute, Chambers etc. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC4
  5. 5.  Since 2005 leading Hillview, a network of independent subject matter experts in fields for strategic alignment  Since 1974 President of five prior technology-based B2B and B2C nationwide service companies: Chicago Title Credit Services, Inc., Chicago Consumer and commercial credit data services CreditComm Services LLC, Fairfax, Virginia (D.C. area) Consumer credit data services and marketing Market Access Resources Corp., New York Consumer credit data services and marketing Group Concepts Capital Corp., New York Consumer credit data services and marketing ETX Corporation, New York Electronic publishing and editorial services  Volunteer leadership in small business economic development, education, arts, and faith communities  Duquesne University and Columbia University, majored in journalism and mass communications Founder and Chief Alignment Officer (CAO) Hillview Partners Network LLC Ordained for Life in Presbyterian Church USA Elder and Deacon 5 Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC
  6. 6. Client Confidential and Resource Proprietary Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC
  7. 7. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC Client Confidential and Resource Proprietary Alignment Strategists In the business of reversing risk associated with misalignment.  Consultants  Coaches  Speakers Perspective toward True-North Strategic Alignment™ for People, Money, Technology and Other Mission-Critical Resources Person-Plan Alignment Seller-Buyer Alignment Work-Home Alignment
  8. 8. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC 8 Crowning Achievement for Leaders of Faith Communities Lexicological equivalents appear 500+ times in Old Testament and 200+ times in New Testament.
  9. 9. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC Getting Right with God and His World is Aligned Being Right with God and His World is Aligned Staying Right with God and His World is Aligned Righteousness = Aligned with God (i.e., right with) Self-Righteousness = Aligned with Yourself (or more unaligned with God than with oneself) 9
  10. 10. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC —The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 10
  11. 11. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC 1. Lead people 2. Manage things 3. Align people and things 11 Today we’re talking about much more than any exercise in linguistics. We are revealing and applying pivotal leadership logic. Align these thoughts with your mind and heart.
  12. 12. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC
  13. 13. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC In almost all situations, CHOOSE to . . .
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  15. 15. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC Should We Return CHRIST to Christian? Christian is a softer sounding word for religion. CHRIST . i . an is a respectful term for His name. CHRISTian teachings must remain central to all Christian religions. A Christian follows a religion’s ways to reach God. A CHRISTian ALSO follows Christ’s teachings. A Christian is also a CHRISTian when she or he is aligned with (i.e., “right with”) God’s will. 15
  16. 16. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC | weneedtohaveaword.com | johnrdallasjr.com | 312.643.8000 | jrdallasjr@hillviewpartners.com Call to Action for All Leaders A single word’s value to others and you is influenced by your depth of definition, breadth of description, and scope of view for the word’s desired impact. “Grown-up words” for adult-minded leaders of all ages. Acronym Acumen Alignment Appreciation Ascendancy Aspiration Assertiveness Authenticity Civility Clarity Collaboration Commitment Confluence Courage Crucible Delineate Dignity Diligence Diversity Edification Emergence Empathy Engagement Esteem Imperative Influence Innovation Inquisitiveness Intentionality Mentor Mission Momentum Passion Patience Peace Perspective Persuasiveness Pride Randomness Reach Rejuvenation Resistance Respect Response Restoration Result Success Team Trial Trust Vision Wisdom Weekend Readings 16 weneedtohaveaword.com
  17. 17. Choosing to Focus from Higher Ground 17 Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC Offering Views instead of Opinions
  18. 18. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC “Lifting your mind’s eye into the hills takes you out of the ‘close- up’ and deep into the ‘wider shot’ you simply could not see from keeping your head below. You’ll see where you’ve been, where you are, and where you can be through clear-sighted leadership. You’ll know which direction will take you and others the distance. Scale each hill expecting to eventually see the next hill you will climb. From perspective of higher ground, you will grow stronger, become more engaged, and increase your overall performance. from hill-to-hill keeps your thoughts focused.” —JRDjr 18 Framing Life’s Wider-Lens Shot
  19. 19. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC 19 The View from “a Hill” that Inspired Naming Hillview Just-Right Hill-Height | A Vantage Point to Your Advantage 19 First Urban View What’s your view of this scene?
  20. 20. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC Hills Influence Our Perspective  The hill far away with the old rugged cross . . .  The hills are alive with the sound of music . . .  Jack and Jill climbed up a hill to fetch a . . .  Hill Street Blues  King of the Hill  Behind every hill there’s a . . . (Beep-Beep!)  Hills and valleys . . .  Capitol Hill  Nob Hill, Telegraph Hill, ______________ Hill . . .
  21. 21. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC 21 Pittsburgh views pointed toward this world view . . . 21 What’s your view of this scene?
  22. 22. 22 Northern Virginia, Across Potomac from Washington, D.C. 22 What’s your view of this scene?
  23. 23. View in Orange, California Eight Pivotal Months 23 What’s your view of this scene?
  24. 24. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC 24 Pittsburgh and Chicago share many views . . . 24 What’s your view of this scene?
  25. 25. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC 25 Viewing curvature of Earth from 57,000 feet; the rim of outer space (travelling at Mach 2). Lasting impact and value of unexpected views… What’s your view of this scene?
  26. 26. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC Continuing to set the stage for YOU . . . 26Pittsburgh’s Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts What’s your view of this scene?
  27. 27. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC 27 What’s your view of . . .
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  30. 30. “In-and-Out” Engagement with Thinking, Listening, Reading etc. We are “In” We are “Out”30 Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC
  31. 31. Strategically Aligned? Prospective Buyers Schools, Colleges & Universities The Media Buyer Regulatory Authorities Federal YOU Work-Life Economic Reality Boards Committees Strategic AlliancesPolitics WHO? Past, Current and Future Employees Social Media Competition Networking Public Quality Control & Best Practices Family Life! Credit Q&R Ad Agencies IT/MIS V E N D O R S Associations & Foundations Teams Diversity IRS Law Global Needs & Realities E-Commerce PR Seller HR 31 Cultural Norms
  32. 32. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC  Listen More Hearingly  Listen with a Third Ear  Listen to Your Inner Voice  Listen for God’s Whispers  Listen for Each Choice You Make 32 Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC
  33. 33. O O+ or O- to note moments you were Out Listening (+ or -)* 1 Numeral “1” for counting first-time-heard items P Pivots as you turn toward new views — Aha! moments Q Questions you will commit to pursue more information T Takeaways you will commit to do/use/apply etc. Today B Bringbacks you will commit to bringing back to others A.S.A.P. I Insight about YOURSELF and your engagement in-the-moment * O+ when “out” thinking about applying something just heard O- when “out” thinking about an unrelated matter (e.g., hunger, etc.) Enjoy marking in the margins of your handwritten or keyboarded notes . . . 33 Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC
  34. 34. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC The task of leadership is to create an alignment of strengths, making our weaknesses irrelevant. ― Peter Drucker 34
  35. 35. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC 35
  36. 36. Person-Plan Alignment Seller-Buyer Alignment Work-Home Alignment Learning Value Reward SignificanceEarning Satisfaction Master Keys to Unlock Doors to Success for Leaders Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC36
  37. 37. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC
  38. 38. Church-World Alignment Pastor-Member Alignment Humankind-God Alignment Learning Value Reward ForgivenessYearning Salvation Master Keys to Unlock Doors to Success for Believers Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC38
  39. 39. Aligned (Creates Alignment) Misaligned (Destroys Alignment) 1 2 3 5 64 Unaligned (Passive State) Passive-Aggressive? 0 “Dr. No!” “St.Yes!”“Windy” (i.e., goes where the wind blows) Your Aligned Enterprise  You? “Upside-down...” “Lying down on the job…” EXERCISE: Imagine where four specific people might fit on this scale: 1. Yourself 2. Your immediate supervisor 3. A peer 4. Someone who reports to you Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC39
  40. 40. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC 40 A word to remind us to think deeper about the ways we are thinking about our thoughts and so forth and so on . . .
  41. 41. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC 41 IBM’s Famous Word No. 1: Key Word for Scholarship of Followership
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  43. 43. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC  Wired to persist or wired to resist? Do you push-back more than you pull-forward?  Wired to accept or wired to reject? Do you find more strength in rejecting than accepting?  Wired to reflect or wired to jump to conclusions? Do you need strong opinions instead of want views?  Wired to work hard or wired to pretend to be working? Do you lie to yourself about your daily productivity?  Wired to be a victor or wired to remain a victim? Do you find upside-down safety in remaining a victim? How are You Wired? Is it Time to Pray for Re-wiring? Questions for Individuals , Communities and Churches . . .
  44. 44. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC 44 Y.E.S. = Your Engagement Supports Breakthrough to new views with the word . . .
  45. 45. Questions and Responses 45 Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC Not all responses can be answers, so let’s aim for best-effort responses. Remove Q&A from agendas for meetings and replace with Q&R. Explain always!
  46. 46. Alignment with God 46 Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC
  47. 47. Sir Winston Churchill’s Three Key Words for All Leaders:
  48. 48. Adoration Confession Thanksgiving Supplication (A.C.T.S.) By World-Renowned Portrait Artist John Howard Sanden Now on Display in Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City
  49. 49. John R. Dallas, Jr. Chief Alignment Officer Hillview Partners Network Alignment Strategists Consultants | Coaches | Speakers Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC | jrdallasjr@hillviewpartners.com
  50. 50. Copyright © 2005-2014 Hillview Partners Network LLC LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Google+ Quora YouTube Goodreads Amazon Barnes & Noble50 Search Online for John R. Dallas, Jr. (full name) to Join in a Steady Stream of Additional Views of Value: Pinterest Vimeo Ustream about.me.com Kiltr Ixdachicago Crunchbase angel.com weneedtohaveaword.com
  51. 51. DCEO Leadership for Pastors Conference 5 June 2014 Anthony Anderson | Professional Photography

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