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Leadership - Joe Lillie


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Leadership presentation as presented by Joe Lillie on 17th July, 2008 during the Student Congress in Singapore. less

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Leadership - Joe Lillie

  1. 1. Leadership Skills in the IEEE Joe Lillie IEEE Vice President, Member & Geographic Activities IEEE 125th Anniversary R10 Student Congress 17 July 2009 Singapore
  2. 2. Presentation Outline Identification of Leadership Skills Your Skills Inventory Performance Feedback Skills Improvement Programs Using IEEE to Develop skills Summary Questions
  3. 3. Identification of Leadership Skills Communications – Written Communications – Oral Communications – Public Speaking – Not So Public Speaking Negotiating – Don’t back then into a corner – Looking for the Win - Win Teamwork – Working together for a group solution – Team synergy Organization – Project Management – Logical approach to issue resolution
  4. 4. Identification of Leadership Skills Good Manners – Being polite – Respect for authority – Ability to challenge in a professional manner Ethics – Always doing the right thing Attitude – Two kinds – good and bad – Both are contagious Humor – Using at the correct time – Ice Breaker
  5. 5. Your Skills Inventory Identify skills that apply to your current work environment. Identify skills that will be applicable on your next assignment or next job. Identify skills that apply to IEEE activities. Discuss with teammates, coworkers and other IEEE members.
  6. 6. Performance Feedback Perform a self audit of your skills application. Seek input from others on your performance. Utilize the performance feedback process at work. Ask close friends to rate your performance. Ask relatives for input on your performance. Look for unsolicited input provided by those that interface with you.
  7. 7. Skills Improvement Programs Identify skills that require improvement – be honest with yourself. Develop a plan to address the gaps in performance. Participate in skills improvement programs. Utilize company provided training. Use IEEE involvement.
  8. 8. Using IEEE to Develop Skills Volunteer for leadership positions Organize Student Branch, Section and Chapter Meetings or other events Plan/Attend technical conferences Prepare and present technical papers Make presentations at IEEE meetings Participate in IEEE Professional Activities Programs Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD)
  9. 9. Summary Accept responsibility for your skills development and improvement Seek and accept performance feedback Identify skill gaps and develop an improvement plan Use IEEE as a development tool Make your own fun
  11. 11. Thank you for your commitment to the IEEE, your volunteer efforts and your enthusiasm!! Contact Information Joe Lillie –