“If your leaders aren’t       leading, then your        followers aren’t      following anyone!”                  Stephen ...
Muck the           lake!Sunday, March 11, 2012
The relationships we create  with campers/kids are # 1 all the time! Without  them, camp would notexist! Whenever making a...
Jet Blue does it                             right...Sunday, March 11, 2012
Jet Blue does it                             right...        “Thank you for flying Jet        Blue... Without you, we would...
Why are we camp leaders?Sunday, March 11, 2012
Why are we camp leaders?         •     Great role modelsSunday, March 11, 2012
Why are we camp leaders?         •     Great role models         •     Posses leadership characteristicsSunday, March 11, ...
Why are we camp leaders?         •     Great role models         •     Posses leadership characteristics         •     Wan...
Why are we camp leaders?         •     Great role models         •     Posses leadership characteristics         •     Wan...
Why are we camp leaders?         •     Great role models         •     Posses leadership characteristics         •     Wan...
Why are we camp leaders?         •     Great role models         •     Posses leadership characteristics         •     Wan...
Group Share...    •        Who were the best             leaders you have ever had             in your life and why were  ...
Create Loyalty!Sunday, March 11, 2012
Sunday, March 11, 2012
ATM’s all do the same thing, just like a lot of           businesses; however, it’s the human element in business         ...
“You’re a                                             loser!”           ATM’s all do the same thing, just like a lot of   ...
“You’re a                                             loser!”                                          “You’re            ...
Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 10(LMS): They take care        of themselvesSunday, March 11, 2012
# 10(LMS): They take care        of themselves   • Avoid burn out!        (Lack of sleep,          over stressed, share to...
# 10(LMS): They take care        of themselves   • Avoid burn out!        (Lack of sleep,          over stressed, share to...
# 10(LMS): They take care        of themselves   • Avoid burn out!        (Lack of sleep,          over stressed, share to...
Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 9 They have positive                    non-verbal languageSunday, March 11, 2012
# 9 They have positive                    non-verbal language  • What does your non-verbal language         communicate to...
# 9 They have positive                    non-verbal language  • What does your non-verbal language         communicate to...
# 9 They have positive                    non-verbal language  • What does your non-verbal language         communicate to...
Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 8 They stick to their           convictions and they are          superior communicators!Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 8 They stick to their           convictions and they are          superior communicators!   • When making a decision, we...
# 8 They stick to their           convictions and they are          superior communicators!   • When making a decision, we...
# 8 They stick to their           convictions and they are          superior communicators!   • When making a decision, we...
NO ONE               LIKES YOU!Sunday, March 11, 2012
Face to Face!Sunday, March 11, 2012
Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 7: Ultimately, they can                feel good about their                       decisionsSunday, March 11, 2012
# 7: Ultimately, they can                feel good about their                       decisions   • At the end of the day, ...
# 7: Ultimately, they can                feel good about their                       decisions   • At the end of the day, ...
Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 6: They create a strong                  sense of TEAMSunday, March 11, 2012
# 6: They create a strong                  sense of TEAM  • Get as much input as possible from each        otherSunday, Ma...
# 6: They create a strong                  sense of TEAM  • Get as much input as possible from each        other  • There ...
# 6: They create a strong                  sense of TEAM  • Get as much input as possible from each        other  • There ...
TEAM     • 2001 New England Patriots - Super Bowl Introduction           had been all year     • Everyone has a role     •...
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 5: They remember the 24/7 ruleSunday, March 11, 2012
# 5: They remember the 24/7 rule  • “Do as I say, and I’ll do as I say also”Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 5: They remember the 24/7 rule  • “Do as I say, and I’ll do as I say also”  • Regardless of what you think, you are     ...
# 5: They remember the 24/7 rule  • “Do as I say, and I’ll do as I say also”  • Regardless of what you think, you are     ...
Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 4: They have fun with                      everyoneSunday, March 11, 2012
# 4: They have fun with                      everyone   • Laugh with everyone on your staff at          some point during ...
# 4: They have fun with                      everyone   • Laugh with everyone on your staff at          some point during ...
# 4: They have fun with                      everyone   • Laugh with everyone on your staff at          some point during ...
Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 3: The are consistent and fairSunday, March 11, 2012
# 3: The are consistent and fair  • Not every situation is clear cut, but         everything doesn’t have to be explainedS...
# 3: The are consistent and fair  • Not every situation is clear cut, but         everything doesn’t have to be explained ...
Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 2: They have an “active                      presence”Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 2: They have an “active                      presence”  • “The door’s always open.” “I have an open         door policy....
# 2: They have an “active                      presence”  • “The door’s always open.” “I have an open         door policy....
# 2: They have an “active                      presence”  • “The door’s always open.” “I have an open         door policy....
# 2: They have an “active                      presence”  • “The door’s always open.” “I have an open         door policy....
Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 1: The camper and staff safety is #1Sunday, March 11, 2012
# 1: The camper and staff safety is #1  • Ask your staff to think: “How would I explain         to someone’s parents what ...
# 1: The camper and staff safety is #1  • Ask your staff to think: “How would I explain         to someone’s parents what ...
# 1: The camper and staff safety is #1  • Ask your staff to think: “How would I explain         to someone’s parents what ...
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Avoid saying           “Ready,         Shoot, Aim!”Sunday, March 11, 2012
“All people care       about, is how you       are going to treat             them.”Sunday, March 11, 2012
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  1. 1. “If your leaders aren’t leading, then your followers aren’t following anyone!” Stephen Maguire - Maguire Presentations ©Sunday, March 11, 2012
  2. 2. Muck the lake!Sunday, March 11, 2012
  3. 3. The relationships we create with campers/kids are # 1 all the time! Without them, camp would notexist! Whenever making a decision about anything, please keep this in mind!Sunday, March 11, 2012
  4. 4. Jet Blue does it right...Sunday, March 11, 2012
  5. 5. Jet Blue does it right... “Thank you for flying Jet Blue... Without you, we would just be bunch of tvs flying around the country...Sunday, March 11, 2012
  6. 6. Why are we camp leaders?Sunday, March 11, 2012
  7. 7. Why are we camp leaders? • Great role modelsSunday, March 11, 2012
  8. 8. Why are we camp leaders? • Great role models • Posses leadership characteristicsSunday, March 11, 2012
  9. 9. Why are we camp leaders? • Great role models • Posses leadership characteristics • Want to help othersSunday, March 11, 2012
  10. 10. Why are we camp leaders? • Great role models • Posses leadership characteristics • Want to help others • Love kidsSunday, March 11, 2012
  11. 11. Why are we camp leaders? • Great role models • Posses leadership characteristics • Want to help others • Love kids • Love campSunday, March 11, 2012
  12. 12. Why are we camp leaders? • Great role models • Posses leadership characteristics • Want to help others • Love kids • Love camp • Want to put our own ‘spin on things’Sunday, March 11, 2012
  13. 13. Group Share... • Who were the best leaders you have ever had in your life and why were they that way?Sunday, March 11, 2012
  14. 14. Create Loyalty!Sunday, March 11, 2012
  15. 15. Sunday, March 11, 2012
  16. 16. ATM’s all do the same thing, just like a lot of businesses; however, it’s the human element in business that makes the difference...Sunday, March 11, 2012
  17. 17. “You’re a loser!” ATM’s all do the same thing, just like a lot of businesses; however, it’s the human element in business that makes the difference...Sunday, March 11, 2012
  18. 18. “You’re a loser!” “You’re the best! ATM’s all do the same thing, just like a lot of businesses; however, it’s the human element in business that makes the difference...Sunday, March 11, 2012
  19. 19. Sunday, March 11, 2012
  20. 20. # 10(LMS): They take care of themselvesSunday, March 11, 2012
  21. 21. # 10(LMS): They take care of themselves • Avoid burn out! (Lack of sleep, over stressed, share tough situations)Sunday, March 11, 2012
  22. 22. # 10(LMS): They take care of themselves • Avoid burn out! (Lack of sleep, over stressed, share tough situations) • “There is always tomorrow!”Sunday, March 11, 2012
  23. 23. # 10(LMS): They take care of themselves • Avoid burn out! (Lack of sleep, over stressed, share tough situations) • “There is always tomorrow!” • Make it fun for each otherSunday, March 11, 2012
  24. 24. Sunday, March 11, 2012
  25. 25. # 9 They have positive non-verbal languageSunday, March 11, 2012
  26. 26. # 9 They have positive non-verbal language • What does your non-verbal language communicate to your staff?Sunday, March 11, 2012
  27. 27. # 9 They have positive non-verbal language • What does your non-verbal language communicate to your staff? • Do you smile upon entering a room and/or program area? (Tim M.)Sunday, March 11, 2012
  28. 28. # 9 They have positive non-verbal language • What does your non-verbal language communicate to your staff? • Do you smile upon entering a room and/or program area? (Tim M.) • Are some people taken back by you?Sunday, March 11, 2012
  29. 29. Sunday, March 11, 2012
  30. 30. # 8 They stick to their convictions and they are superior communicators!Sunday, March 11, 2012
  31. 31. # 8 They stick to their convictions and they are superior communicators! • When making a decision, weigh all options/ opinions, then don’t look backSunday, March 11, 2012
  32. 32. # 8 They stick to their convictions and they are superior communicators! • When making a decision, weigh all options/ opinions, then don’t look back • Wavering on anything takes away your credibilitySunday, March 11, 2012
  33. 33. # 8 They stick to their convictions and they are superior communicators! • When making a decision, weigh all options/ opinions, then don’t look back • Wavering on anything takes away your credibility • Your consistent choices/decisions set up yourSunday, March 11, 2012
  34. 34. NO ONE LIKES YOU!Sunday, March 11, 2012
  35. 35. Face to Face!Sunday, March 11, 2012
  36. 36. Sunday, March 11, 2012
  37. 37. # 7: Ultimately, they can feel good about their decisionsSunday, March 11, 2012
  38. 38. # 7: Ultimately, they can feel good about their decisions • At the end of the day, do you feel comfortable about how you have lead?Sunday, March 11, 2012
  39. 39. # 7: Ultimately, they can feel good about their decisions • At the end of the day, do you feel comfortable about how you have lead? • Kid’s Safety, Staff Safety, Camp liability, and your moral compass... in that order!Sunday, March 11, 2012
  40. 40. Sunday, March 11, 2012
  41. 41. # 6: They create a strong sense of TEAMSunday, March 11, 2012
  42. 42. # 6: They create a strong sense of TEAM • Get as much input as possible from each otherSunday, March 11, 2012
  43. 43. # 6: They create a strong sense of TEAM • Get as much input as possible from each other • There is no “I” in team, BUT there is an “ME”Sunday, March 11, 2012
  44. 44. # 6: They create a strong sense of TEAM • Get as much input as possible from each other • There is no “I” in team, BUT there is an “ME” • Rely on each other and present a unified front to your staffSunday, March 11, 2012
  45. 45. TEAM • 2001 New England Patriots - Super Bowl Introduction had been all year • Everyone has a role • Knight’s of the Round Table • The Chain : University of Florida Football 2007 National ChampionsSunday, March 11, 2012
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  47. 47. Sunday, March 11, 2012
  48. 48. # 5: They remember the 24/7 ruleSunday, March 11, 2012
  49. 49. # 5: They remember the 24/7 rule • “Do as I say, and I’ll do as I say also”Sunday, March 11, 2012
  50. 50. # 5: They remember the 24/7 rule • “Do as I say, and I’ll do as I say also” • Regardless of what you think, you are seen at all times by everyone! (kids, staff, etc.)Sunday, March 11, 2012
  51. 51. # 5: They remember the 24/7 rule • “Do as I say, and I’ll do as I say also” • Regardless of what you think, you are seen at all times by everyone! (kids, staff, etc.) • As the kids do what the staff does, so the staff will do as you doSunday, March 11, 2012
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  53. 53. # 4: They have fun with everyoneSunday, March 11, 2012
  54. 54. # 4: They have fun with everyone • Laugh with everyone on your staff at some point during the summerSunday, March 11, 2012
  55. 55. # 4: They have fun with everyone • Laugh with everyone on your staff at some point during the summer • Find out what makes your staff tick and engage in that experienceSunday, March 11, 2012
  56. 56. # 4: They have fun with everyone • Laugh with everyone on your staff at some point during the summer • Find out what makes your staff tick and engage in that experience • Be seen with all of your staff members and share in their joy and successesSunday, March 11, 2012
  57. 57. Sunday, March 11, 2012
  58. 58. # 3: The are consistent and fairSunday, March 11, 2012
  59. 59. # 3: The are consistent and fair • Not every situation is clear cut, but everything doesn’t have to be explainedSunday, March 11, 2012
  60. 60. # 3: The are consistent and fair • Not every situation is clear cut, but everything doesn’t have to be explained • This is one of the most difficult parts of being an administrator... You will get along better with some staff than others. You must be as objective as possible at all times.Sunday, March 11, 2012
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  62. 62. # 2: They have an “active presence”Sunday, March 11, 2012
  63. 63. # 2: They have an “active presence” • “The door’s always open.” “I have an open door policy.” (THROW THIS AWAY!)Sunday, March 11, 2012
  64. 64. # 2: They have an “active presence” • “The door’s always open.” “I have an open door policy.” (THROW THIS AWAY!) • How about : “I will bring the door to you!”Sunday, March 11, 2012
  65. 65. # 2: They have an “active presence” • “The door’s always open.” “I have an open door policy.” (THROW THIS AWAY!) • How about : “I will bring the door to you!” • The ‘Nature of the Beast’ is to not ask for helpSunday, March 11, 2012
  66. 66. # 2: They have an “active presence” • “The door’s always open.” “I have an open door policy.” (THROW THIS AWAY!) • How about : “I will bring the door to you!” • The ‘Nature of the Beast’ is to not ask for help • Your position alone will set the tone!Sunday, March 11, 2012
  67. 67. Sunday, March 11, 2012
  68. 68. # 1: The camper and staff safety is #1Sunday, March 11, 2012
  69. 69. # 1: The camper and staff safety is #1 • Ask your staff to think: “How would I explain to someone’s parents what happened?”Sunday, March 11, 2012
  70. 70. # 1: The camper and staff safety is #1 • Ask your staff to think: “How would I explain to someone’s parents what happened?” • You can be safe and have fun, but sometimes, you can have fun and not be safe! (Decisions to make - The throwing of the eggs)Sunday, March 11, 2012
  71. 71. # 1: The camper and staff safety is #1 • Ask your staff to think: “How would I explain to someone’s parents what happened?” • You can be safe and have fun, but sometimes, you can have fun and not be safe! (Decisions to make - The throwing of the eggs) • Easy to explain a decision to anyoneSunday, March 11, 2012
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  73. 73. Avoid saying “Ready, Shoot, Aim!”Sunday, March 11, 2012
  74. 74. “All people care about, is how you are going to treat them.”Sunday, March 11, 2012

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