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  • Introduce yourself- Professor /Journal Sentinel/ Years as HR-OB Story about dad - Stick in the eye
  • This is a quote from the book “A return to love” by Marianne Williamson We all fear failure, this we are accustomed to… But what about our fear of Success?
  • Org Fear – Irrational but universal fears – Because expertise is equated with competence and control - effectiveness is equated to being able to answer any question at any time. Fears, on their face – are usually greatly exagerated It is ok to have the fears,, engage them. Avoid your predispositions
  • Identify/recognize what the hurt is, don’t avoid thinking about it. View the hurt as an analytical outsider might diagnose a business problem. Get past the fear and face your discomfort. Only when you have dealt with it can you move on to be truly whole.
  • Admiral Jim Stockdale Prisoner of war in the Hanoi Hilton from 1965 to 1973 Tortured over twenty times Wouldn’t let himself be used for propoganda Interviewed for the book Good to Great by Jim Collins
  • Understand that you will succeed, that you will get that great job and have a fulfilling life
  • 9.6% Unemployment 3.2 trillion dollars not invested in job creation Uncertainty 48,200 jobs lost in Metro MIlwaukee in 2009
  • External Criticism – what do they know Stop being your own worst enemy
  • Stare decisis – Fear – Self Interest –Lack of self confidence Lack of Knowledge –Myopia –Habit The despotism of custom
  • Story of the Concubines
  • Relate to the job search
  • Direct – obvious within a job search Indirect – inexhaustable – networking etc.
  • Be where the jobs are and your competition is not
  • Don’t just have discipline specific knowledge Build Social Capital
  • Transformational leadership is defined as a leadership approach that causes change in individuals and social systems. In its ideal form, it creates valuable and positive change in the followers with the end goal of developing followers into leaders. Enacted in its authentic form, transformational leadership enhances the motivation, morale and performance of his followers through a variety of mechanisms. These include connecting the follower's sense of identity and self to the mission and the collective identity of the organization; being a role model for followers that inspires them; challenging followers to take greater ownership for their work, and understanding the strengths and weaknesses of followers, so the leader can align followers with tasks that optimise their performance.
  • Read slide It is O.K. to have belief in self and not be arrogant
  • By giving your self permission to be great you extend that to those around you.
  • Liberate yourself from negative dialogue and become truly Powerful beyond measure
  • Powerful Beyond Measure

    1. 1. Powerful Beyond Measure Dan L. Bell Professor/Writer/HR-OB Professional [email_address] http://www. linkedin .com/in/ danbell
    2. 2. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>“ Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate,… </li></ul><ul><li>Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure” </li></ul><ul><li>(Williamson, 1994) </li></ul>
    3. 3. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>The Organization of Fear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognizing, Embracing and Leaving the Fear behind </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Getting Past your Cognitive Bias </li></ul>
    4. 4. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>Healing the Hurt </li></ul><ul><li>Reform from Within </li></ul><ul><li>The Ideology of Comfort </li></ul>
    5. 5. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>Understanding and using the Stockdale Paradox </li></ul>
    6. 6. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><ul><ul><li>The Stockdale Paradox </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Retain faith that you will prevail in the end regardless of the difficulties </li></ul>
    7. 7. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><ul><ul><li>The Stockdale Paradox </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be </li></ul>
    8. 8. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><ul><ul><li>Managing Conflict </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Valid reasons or Rationalization </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Criticism </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminating the negative narrative </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>Accomplishing Extraordinary Results </li></ul><ul><li>Becoming congruent with your true self </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Change resisted – 33 reasons why </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal value system </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>Sun Tzu, The Art of War and Strategies to Change your World </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Five essentials for victory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Direct and Indirect methods </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><ul><li>knows when to fight and when not to fight. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>whose army is animated with the same spirit. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>prepared himself, waits to take the enemy unprepared. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has military capacity and is not interfered with </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>In all fighting, the direct method may be used for joining battle, but indirect methods will be needed to secure victory </li></ul>
    13. 13. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>You can be sure in succeeding in your attacks if you only attack places where the enemy is not </li></ul>
    14. 14. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>Intelligence and Creativity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Multiple intelligences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The creativity process </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>Leadership of the Future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Values based Transformational Leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Parable of the Scorpion and the Frog </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>“ It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us… </li></ul><ul><li>We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous,…Actually, who are you not to be?” </li></ul><ul><li>(Williamson, 1994) </li></ul>
    17. 17. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>“ There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that people won’t feel insecure around you… we are all meant to shine… </li></ul><ul><li>And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same…” (Williamson, 1994) </li></ul>
    18. 18. Powerful Beyond Measure <ul><li>“ As we’re liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others…” </li></ul><ul><li>(Williamson, 1994) </li></ul>