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Lets talk about empowerment

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Let's talk about empowerment.

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Lets talk about empowerment

  1. 1. Let’s talk about empowermentRafael Ortizwww.rafaelortiz.net@rafaelortiz00
  2. 2. EMPOWERMENTA management practice of sharing powerwith employees so that they can takeinitiative and make decisions to solveproblems and improve performance.It is based on the idea that givingemployees skills, resources, authority,motivation, as well holding themaccountable for outcomes of theiractions, will contribute to theircompetence and satisfaction.
  3. 3. BUT EMPOWERMENT IS ALSO…Building self-capabilities & skills, enhancement ofthem and increasing the visibility of a person or agroup to take on new responsibilities and improvethe personal and public image.
  4. 4. SOME CHARACTERISTICSThe professional feels responsible not only for his/her work,but the entire business and his/her own development andbecomes an "active problem-solver" rather than an executorof orders.Loss of fear to change and to be proactive
  5. 5. SOME CHARACTERISTICSProactive and enthusiastic people: HAPPY PEOPLEMore committed, flexible and creative (as people feelsecure and recognized)Greater engagement = more productivity
  6. 6. SO…EMPOWERMENT IS ABOUT MEOR ABOUT MY ORGANIZATION?
  7. 7. DEVELOPING YOURSELF AND GROWING IS ALWAYS AN EXERCISEOF SELF-COMMITMENT
  8. 8. …BUT IT IS NOT COMPULSORY
  9. 9. MAIN BARRIERSPsychological: fear, “I cannot”,“I don’t know how to start”,self-esteem, lack ofconstancy…Social conventionsOrganizational
  10. 10. CONTINOUS EDUCATIONSELF-DEVELOPMENT COACHING IS THE KEY PERSONAL BRANDING
  11. 11. A new and small group No reputation Lack of credibilityA LITTLE PERSONAL STORY Little cohesion Low visibility Difficult business
  12. 12. WITH A SHARED VISION People proud of being part of the group Training & innovationA LITTLE PERSONAL STORY Complexity makes the difference and adds value to the group A reference in the company and in the market
  13. 13. Self-diagnosisWhere am I? How the rest of thepeople perceive me?GoalsWhere do I want to be? How do I wantthe rest perceive me?Action PlanWhat do I have to do and when? Whocan help and support me?EvalutationHow can I improve? How will I knowthat I have achieved my goals?
  14. 14. If you have a plan, you know exactly what to do
  15. 15. Let’s talk about empowermentRafael Ortizwww.rafaelortiz.net@rafaelortiz00

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