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Leadership Capacity
• What do we mean by ‘leadership capacity’?
Leadership capacity comprises attitudes, skills
behaviours...
Leadership theories & Styles
• Behavioural
• Relational
• Situational
• Trait
Great man
• Autocratic
• Democratic
• Trans...
Leadership Traits
accomplished
achieving
adaptable
audacious
authoritative
articulate
astute
authentic
bold
charismatic
co...
Leadership theories & Styles
• Behavioural
• Relational
• Situational
• Trait
Great man
• Autocratic
• Democratic
• Trans...
Leadership as Action
• leadership emerges when someone does
something that makes an impact
• capturing and cultivating cer...
Leadership model
• Noticing
• Deciding
• Courage to act
• Action
Domains
• Meaning: how can the leader make sense and
clarity out of multiple messages and priorities?
• Value: how can the...
Modes
• Directive: the leader makes decisions on
behalf of the group
• Co-operative: the leader and group work
together to...
Domains and Modes
Attention – which needs my
attention now?
Actions – what are you going to do next?
Questions Directive C...
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Maximising your leadership capacity

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This presentation on Leadership Capacity was given at the 2013 Evolve conference.

The meaning of Leadership Capacity was explained.

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Maximising your leadership capacity

  1. 1. Leadership Capacity • What do we mean by ‘leadership capacity’? Leadership capacity comprises attitudes, skills behaviours, personal maturity, a degree of integrity, a certain drive for achievement all working in combination to exercise leadership given the opportunity to do so.
  2. 2. Leadership theories & Styles • Behavioural • Relational • Situational • Trait Great man • Autocratic • Democratic • Transformational • Transactional • Servant • Laissez-faire • Facilitative
  3. 3. Leadership Traits accomplished achieving adaptable audacious authoritative articulate astute authentic bold charismatic commanding compassionate competent compelling confident considerate courageous daring decisive determined discreet driven eloquent empathetic empowering encouraging energetic enthusiastic fair far-sighted flexible genuine honest humorous inspiring intelligent just noble optimistic original painstaking passionate patient persistent perspicacious persuasive puppyish pragmatic rational relaxed realistic resilient resolute risk-taking savvy self-assured serious statesman-like strong tolerant transcendent trustworthy truthful uncompromising undeluded uplifting visionary youthful
  4. 4. Leadership theories & Styles • Behavioural • Relational • Situational • Trait Great man • Autocratic • Democratic • Transformational • Transactional • Servant • Laissez-faire • Facilitative
  5. 5. Leadership as Action • leadership emerges when someone does something that makes an impact • capturing and cultivating certain actions • Shift from leadership as a function of personhood, to the role of the leader as a function of action.
  6. 6. Leadership model • Noticing • Deciding • Courage to act • Action
  7. 7. Domains • Meaning: how can the leader make sense and clarity out of multiple messages and priorities? • Value: how can the leader value the uniqueness and potential of those around them, and create an atmosphere of positive engagement and trust? • Structure: how can the leader create security, structure and order in a changing and confusing environment?
  8. 8. Modes • Directive: the leader makes decisions on behalf of the group • Co-operative: the leader and group work together to make decisions • Autonomous: the leader and group are autonomous and the group makes its own decisions, resourced or advised by the leader
  9. 9. Domains and Modes Attention – which needs my attention now? Actions – what are you going to do next? Questions Directive Cooperative Autonomous Meaning Do I/we know what the trustees want? I We You Value Do we have positive relationships? Structure Do we meet often enough?

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