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Common Sense Leadership for Leaders Who Don't Feel Very Leader-y

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Common Sense Leadership for Leaders Who Don't Feel Very Leader-y

  1. 1. Common Sense Jesse Lavery | @jesselavery | #heweb18 | #MPD7 LEADERSHIP For Leaders Who Don’t Feel Very Leader-y
  2. 2. AM I? Who
  3. 3. Assistant Vice President of College Relations and Digital Strategy
  4. 4. Assistant Vice President of College Relations and Digital Strategy basically… All things web, video, social media
  5. 5. Disclaimer: YMMV * Your mileage may vary
  6. 6. WE? Who are
  7. 7. Who are WE?
  8. 8. Who are WE? DOERS
  9. 9. Who are WE? DOERS MAKERS
  10. 10. Who are WE? DOERS MAKERS CREATORS
  11. 11. Who are WE? DOERS MAKERS CREATORS PROBLEM SOLVERS
  12. 12. Who are WE? DOERS MAKERS CREATORS PROBLEM SOLVERS CONJURERS OF AWESOME
  13. 13. THE PROBLEM Define
  14. 14. Define THE PROBLEM People dig what you do!
  15. 15. Define THE PROBLEM Promotion!
  16. 16. Define THE PROBLEM Training and onboarding!
  17. 17. Define THE PROBLEM Training and onboarding! ○
  18. 18. Define THE PROBLEM Lack of management & leadership training is an epidemic Onboarding into new roles is inconsistent and incomplete - and/or -
  19. 19. Define THE PROBLEM
  20. 20. Define THE PROBLEM BUDGETS?
  21. 21. Define THE PROBLEM BUDGETS? HR PROCEDURES?
  22. 22. Define THE PROBLEM BUDGETS? HR PROCEDURES? HIRING?
  23. 23. Define THE PROBLEM BUDGETS? HR PROCEDURES? HIRING? FIRING?
  24. 24. Define THE PROBLEM BUDGETS? HR PROCEDURES? HIRING? FIRING? !
  25. 25. YOU
  26. 26. YOUR TEAM YOU
  27. 27. YOUR TEAM YOU YOUR TOOLS
  28. 28. YOUR TEAM YOU YOUR TOOLS YOU
  29. 29. "
  30. 30. YOU Part One
  31. 31. SYNDROME Imposter
  32. 32. It’s not your fault.
  33. 33. You are not alone.
  34. 34. THYSELF Know
  35. 35. Know THYSELF UX
  36. 36. Know THYSELF YouX?
  37. 37. Know THYSELF How do other people see you?
  38. 38. Know THYSELF What is your reputation? …on campus? …in your own office / department?
  39. 39. Know THYSELF What are your strengths & weaknesses?
  40. 40. Know THYSELF What is your communication style?
  41. 41. Know THYSELF What is your learning style?
  42. 42. Know THYSELF If you were your own boss, how would you see yourself?
  43. 43. Know THYSELF If you were your own employee, how would you see yourself?
  44. 44. YOUR PROFILE Build
  45. 45. Build YOUR PROFILE Build trust.
  46. 46. Build YOUR PROFILE Be visible. …on committees. …to your boss. …to other leaders on campus.
  47. 47. Build YOUR PROFILE Be reliable.
  48. 48. Build YOUR PROFILE Be indispensable.
  49. 49. YOUR TEAM
  50. 50. MODEL Be a
  51. 51. Be a MODEL Set the tone.
  52. 52. Be a MODEL “Good curling!” #
  53. 53. Be a MODEL Ask about preferred communication styles.
  54. 54. Be a MODEL Set example for how communication should work.
  55. 55. Be a MODEL Set clear expectations. …and stick to them.
  56. 56. Be a MODEL Create a culture of experimentation.
  57. 57. Be a MODEL “Failure”
  58. 58. Be a MODEL “Failure” ○
  59. 59. YOUR TEAM Take Care of
  60. 60. Take Care of YOUR TEAM CARE.
  61. 61. Take Care of YOUR TEAM CARE.
  62. 62. Take Care of YOUR TEAM Your people care about: THEIR FUTURE. THE SCHOOL’S FUTURE. Ask yourself 4 questions…
  63. 63. Take Care of YOUR TEAM 1. Do all of your people understand where the (school / office / department) is heading? FOUR QUESTIONS
  64. 64. Take Care of YOUR TEAM 2. Do your people understand how their work contributes to larger objectives? FOUR QUESTIONS
  65. 65. Take Care of YOUR TEAM 3. Do your people feel valued? FOUR QUESTIONS
  66. 66. Take Care of YOUR TEAM 4. Are you setting your people up for a bright future? FOUR QUESTIONS
  67. 67. FUN Have
  68. 68. Have FUN Silly is good!
  69. 69. Have FUN
  70. 70. Have FUN DANCE PARTY FRIDAY™
  71. 71. Have FUN Ridiculous Debates
  72. 72. Have FUN Ridiculous Debates “Is a hotdog a sandwich?” $
  73. 73. YOUR TOOLS
  74. 74. TECHNOLOGY Utilize
  75. 75. Utilize TECHNOLOGY What tools are already working well for you? Can you leverage them in different / additional ways to aid in your new role? - and -
  76. 76. Utilize TECHNOLOGY
  77. 77. Utilize TECHNOLOGY Standuply, Geekbot, etc.
  78. 78. Utilize TECHNOLOGY CRM ONLINE FORMS CMS INTEGRATIONS ANALYTICS / REPORTING
  79. 79. YOU Part Two
  80. 80. AM I Who Really?
  81. 81. Assistant Vice President of College Relations and Digital Strategy
  82. 82. Who AM I? You != Job Title Really?
  83. 83. Who AM I? You != Your Job Really?
  84. 84. Who AM I? Hobbies are good! Really?
  85. 85. #
  86. 86. %
  87. 87. &
  88. 88. YOURSELF Take Care of
  89. 89. Take Care of YOURSELF Find a mentor.
  90. 90. Take Care of YOURSELF Lean on your (HighEdWeb) friends.
  91. 91. Take Care of YOURSELF Make time for hobbies.
  92. 92. Take Care of YOURSELF Sleep.
  93. 93. Take Care of YOURSELF General health.
  94. 94. Take Care of YOURSELF Downtime.
  95. 95. Take Care of YOURSELF Mental health.
  96. 96. Take Care of YOURSELF – My Therapist “Givers won’t have anything to give if they don’t refill themselves.”
  97. 97. YOUR TEAM YOU YOUR TOOLS YOU
  98. 98. Jesse Lavery | @jesselavery | #heweb18 | #MPD7 Questions? Go be awesome leaders!
  99. 99. Common Sense Jesse Lavery | @jesselavery | #heweb18 | #MPD7 LEADERSHIP For Leaders Who Don’t Feel Very Leader-y Slides: bit.ly/heweb18-mpd7

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