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    1. 1. My Leadership Philosophy Leadership What it means to me. M. Haase
    2. 2. What Leadership is to me <ul><li>It is not what you say that is important… It is how you lead by example. </li></ul><ul><li>It is not what you say that is important… It is how you lead by example. </li></ul><ul><li>It is not what you say that is important… It is how you lead by example. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Leadership – My Top 10 <ul><li>It is not what you say that is important… It is how you lead by example. </li></ul><ul><li>Treat people like you want to be treated. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a clear set of beliefs… Then execute your plan. </li></ul><ul><li>How are we going to measure success. </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Know what is going on and communicate. </li></ul><ul><li>Work hard and remember who the enemy is. </li></ul><ul><li>Save your bullets. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the Broken Window Theory. </li></ul><ul><li>Stop and smell the roses. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Leadership – My Top 10 <ul><li>It is not what you say that is important… It is how you lead by example. </li></ul><ul><li>Treat people like you want to be treated. Learn something from everyone that you are around. Care about people & their views. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a clear set of beliefs… a vision that drives your direction…Then execute your plan…A good plan violently executed is better than a perfect plan still on the drawing board. </li></ul><ul><li>Get agreement up front on how we are going to measure success. </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared !!! Plan for the What If ‘s ... Role play … Practice, practice, practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Know what is going on and communicate…If you think that everything is going O.K. – You don’t know everything that is going on. Make time for your people… Use MBWA </li></ul>
    5. 5. Leadership – My Top 10 <ul><li>Work hard and remember who the enemy is. Make win-win decisions. Its not just about results - effort is important! Be passionate about what you do. Keep a positive attitude. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to save your bullets. Don’t fight useless battles. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the Broken Window Theory …Do not let things deteriorate..Fix them immediately. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to stop and smell the roses. Life is not a dress rehearsal. The pay is the same whether you are having fun or not. </li></ul><ul><li>If you like what you do…if you like where you do it … and if you like who you do it with… That is my definition of Success. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Top 10 -Characteristics <ul><li>Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Value Your People – Value Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Constant Beliefs / Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Agreement on Results </li></ul><ul><li>Planning & Practicing </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Effort, Focus & Passion </li></ul><ul><li>Judgment </li></ul><ul><li>Take Effective Action </li></ul><ul><li>Balance Life & Work </li></ul>
    7. 7. 15 Key Leadership Quotes <ul><li>“ Leadership is the art of accomplishing more than the science of management says is possible.” - Colin Powell </li></ul><ul><li>“ Leaders must have a philosophy, a vision, a key set of beliefs .You always know where leaders stand because their convictions/beliefs are always the same.” - Rudolph Giuliani </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Leadership is a function of knowing yourself, having a vision that is well communicated, building trust among colleagues, and taking effective action to realize your own leadership potential.” - Warren Bennis </li></ul>
    8. 8. Key Leadership Quotes <ul><li>&quot;Be willing to make decisions. That's the most important quality in a good leader.&quot; - General George S. Patton Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.&quot; - John F. Kennedy </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.&quot; - Stephen R. Covey </li></ul><ul><li>“ Management is doing things right. Leadership is doing the right things .” - Peter Drucker </li></ul>
    9. 9. Key Leadership Quotes <ul><li>&quot; Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work . And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.” – Vince Lombardi </li></ul><ul><li>The leaders who work most effectively never say &quot;I.&quot; They don't think &quot;I.&quot; They think &quot;we&quot;; they think &quot;team.&quot; They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don't sidestep it, but &quot;we&quot; gets the credit…. This is what creates trust, what enables you to get the task done. – Peter Drucker </li></ul>
    10. 10. Key Leadership Quotes <ul><li>&quot; As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others .&quot; - Bill Gates </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.&quot; - Harvey S. Firestone </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers .&quot; - Ralph Nadar </li></ul>
    11. 11. Key Leadership Quotes <ul><li>“ The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves. &quot; – Ray Kroc </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one, be without the strategy.&quot; - Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy .&quot; -  Martin Luther King, Jr. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Leadership - Summary “ If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. ” John Quincy Adams
    13. 13. Leadership - Summary Leadership is not a static skill. It is a journey ! Always continue to learn and continue to grow !
    14. 14. Leadership - Summary Leadership is not a static skill. It is a journey ! Always continue to learn and continue to grow ! Thank you
    16. 16. Back up quotes <ul><li>“ A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way ” – John C. Maxwell </li></ul><ul><li>“ A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd .” – Max Lucado </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; If you do not know where you are going , every road will get you nowhere .&quot; - Henry Kissinger </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Look over your shoulder now and then to be sure someone is following you .” -  Henry Gilmer </li></ul><ul><li>“ Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.” - Goethe </li></ul>
    17. 17. Back up quotes <ul><li>“ Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers ( employees) stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.” – Colin Powell </li></ul><ul><li>“ Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self esteem of their personnel . If people believe in themselves ,it's amazing what they can accomplish.” - Sam Walton </li></ul><ul><li>“ Never fight a battle when winning doesn't matter . - G. Patton </li></ul>
    18. 18. Back up quotes <ul><li>“ True leaders tap into peoples' hearts and minds , not merely their hands and wallets .&quot; - James M. Kouzes & Barry Pozner </li></ul><ul><li>“ Take care of your employees ...you cant take care of your customers without them - Rich Stichter – ( contractor from Pa.) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Lead and inspire people . Don’t try to manage and manipulate people.” – Ross Perot </li></ul><ul><li>A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops (employees), while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops (employees) – General John J Pershing </li></ul>
    19. 19. Back up quotes <ul><li>“ The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence ” – Vince Lombardi </li></ul><ul><li>Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work .... And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. - Steve Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>“ Attention to detail is priceless” - Unknown </li></ul><ul><li>“ The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality . The last is to say thank you ” – Max DePree </li></ul>