What is leadership?Leading people Influencing people Commanding people Guiding people
Types of Leaders Leader by the position achieved Leader by personality, charisma Leader by moral example Leader by power held Intellectual leader Leader because of ability to accomplish things
Managers vs. LeadersManagers Leaders Focus on things Focus on people Do things right Do the right things Plan Inspire Organize Influence Direct Motivate Control Build Follows the rules Shape entities
ControllingManager Leader Implements Motivate control systems Inspire Performance Gives sense of measures accomplishment Identifies variances Fixes variances
Leadership Traits Intelligence Personality More intelligent Verbal facility than non-leaders Honesty Scholarship Initiative Knowledge Aggressive Being able to get Self-confident things done Ambitious Physical Originality Doesn’t see to be Sociability correlated Adaptability
Leadership Styles Delegating Selling Low relationship/ High task/high low task relationship Responsibility Explain decisions Willing employees Willing but unable Participating Telling High relationship/ High Task/Low low task relationship Facilitate decisions Provide instruction Able but unwilling Closely supervise
New Leaders Take Note General Advice Challenges Take advantage Need knowledge of the transition quickly period Establish new Get advice and relationships counsel Expectations Show empathy Personal to predecessor equilibrium Learn leadership
New Leader Traps Not learning Captured by quickly wrong people Isolation Successor Know-it-all syndrome Keeping existing team Taking on too much
Seven Basic Principles Have two to three years to make measurable financial and cultural progress Come in knowing current strategy, goals, and challenges. Form hypothesis on operating priorities Balance intense focus on priorities with flexibility on implementation….
Seven Basic Principles, con’t Decide about new organization architecture Build personal credibility and momentum Earn right to transform entity Remember there is no “one” way to manage a transition
Core Tasks Create Momentum Master technologies of learning, visioning, and coalition building Manage oneself
Create Momentum Learn and know Foundation for about company change Securing early Vision of how wins the organization will look First set short term goals Build political base to support When achieved change make a big deal Modify culture to Should fit long fit vision term strategy
Create Momentum Build credibility Demanding but can be satisfied Accessible but not too familiar Focused but flexible Active Can make tough calls but humane
Master Technologies Learn from internal and external sources Visioning - develop strategy Push vs. pull tools What values does the strategy embrace? What behaviors are needed? Communicate the vision Simple text - Best channels Clear meaning - Do it yourself!
Enabling Technologies, con’t Coalition building Don’t ignore politics Technical change not enough Political management isn’t same as being political Prevent blocking coalitions Build political capital
Manage Oneself Be self-aware Types of help Define your Technical leadership style Political Get advice and Personal counsel Advisor traits Advice is from Competent expert to leader Trustworthy Counsel is Enhance your insight status