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  1. 1. Empowering Young Leaders…<br />John Lewis<br />
  2. 2. Introductions<br />Name<br />Organization<br />What you hope to get out of today’s training<br />
  3. 3. A Question…<br />What is your organization’s most valuable asset?<br />
  4. 4. An Answer...<br />Our existing staff and volunteers within our organization<br />
  5. 5. An Analogy…<br />The Farm System vs. Free Agency<br />
  6. 6. The Challenge…<br />Facing Rapid Globalization & Emerging Technologies<br />Is your organization positioned to accept and develop emerging leaders…or will they leave and go somewhere else?<br />
  7. 7. The Goal…<br />Increasing Organizational Capacity & Performance<br />Doing more with less<br />Getting the most out of what you’ve got<br />
  8. 8. Lets look to the Research<br />We have an incredible amount of intellectual & human capital in our midst<br />They know the community<br />They have the experience<br />They have the credibility<br />They are perfect candidates to take leadership responsibility<br />
  9. 9. Ladder of Empowerment<br />
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  11. 11. Manipulation <br />Shrewd or devious management, especially for one&apos;s own advantage.<br />
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  13. 13. Decoration <br />An emblem of honor, such as a medal or badge.<br />
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  15. 15. Tokenism <br />the practice or policy of making no more than a token effort or gesture, as in offering opportunities to minorities equal to those of the majority.<br />there is no real power. they have no power to make change <br />
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  17. 17. Assigned but Informed <br />the power of setting goals and accomplishments to experience success.<br />
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  19. 19. Consulted and Informed <br />the process of letting their voice be heard and valued.<br />
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  21. 21. Shared Decision Making <br />what meetings you are allowed to attend lets you know if your voice is valued. <br />
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  23. 23. Young leader initiated and directed<br />we need to allow THEIR ideas to have a chance to make a difference.<br />
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  25. 25. Ready to move on without you<br />they are truly empowered. <br />
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  27. 27. The State of the Union<br />The sentiment of this generation across the globe:<br />WHO WILL LEAD ME?<br />
  28. 28. Breaking Self-Destructive Traditions<br />Calling Out the Old System<br />Fear<br />Loyalty base…<br />Where were you twenty years ago?<br />
  29. 29. New Leadership Styles <br />We Need You To Lead Us <br />“Change almost never fails because it’s too early. It almost always fails because it’s too late.” <br />“Credit is not the point. Change is.”<br />
  30. 30. Tribes (cont.)<br />The top isn’t the top anymore because the streets are where the action is. <br />“find the leaders who are doing things differently and making change, and than amplify their work, give them a platform and help them find followers – and things get better. They always get better.”<br />The organizations of the future are filled with smart, fast, flexible, people who are on a mission. <br />
  31. 31. Starfish and the Spider<br />The phrase “you should” doesn’t even exist in the apache language. Coercion is a foreign concept. Pg. 20<br />“In a command-and-control environment, you can closely track what everyone is doing, but being watched and monitored makes employees less likely to take risks and be innovative” pg. 128 <br />
  32. 32. MENTORING <br />
  33. 33. Mentor: What does it mean?<br />Oxford Dictionary (noun)<br />An experienced or trusted adviser<br />An experienced person in an organization or institution who trains and counsels new employees or students<br />Summary<br />Someone who invests into a<br /> another’s life either directly<br /> or indirectly<br />
  34. 34. Looking to the Past for Perspective<br />Think for a moment about the following questions:<br />Who has had the greatest impact on your life as a mentor?<br />What did they do?<br />When did this occur?<br />Where did this take place?<br />Why did this happen?<br />
  35. 35. A Mentoring Quiz<br />People with mentors make more money than those without mentors. T/F<br />People with mentors derive greater job and career satisfaction than those without mentors. T/F<br />People with mentors are promoted more than those without mentors. T/F<br />People with mentors have greater job mobility than those without mentors. T/F<br />People with mentors have better work-family balance than those without mentors. T/F<br />
  36. 36. Three Obstacles to Mentoring<br />Finding the Time<br />A Solid Commitment<br />Choosing the Right Goals<br />
  37. 37. Mentoring 101<br />Two Types of Mentoring<br />Formal Mentoring<br />Informal Mentoring<br />
  38. 38. Mentoring 101<br />Two Perspectives of Mentoring<br />Multiple Mentors<br />Professors, Religious Leaders, Executive Directors<br /> Family members, Professionals, <br /> Leaders from the past, Authors, ect.<br />The Mentor as a Guru<br />
  39. 39. The Apprentice Model<br />Early Leadership Lessons<br />Tandem Training<br />Succession Confirmation<br />Permission<br />To succeed or fail<br />Provision<br />
  40. 40. Question I<br />What are your strengths as a leader?<br />
  41. 41. Question II<br />Who can you begin to mentor?<br />Passion<br />Potential<br />
  42. 42. Your Own Philosophy of Mentoring<br />Why do I want to mentor others?<br />In other words, what’s in it for me?<br />What is the protégé’s role in setting the tone of the relationship?<br />What do I expect from the protégé in this relationship?<br />
  43. 43. Mentoring in Action<br />A Paradigm for Accountability<br />Advisors<br />Peers<br />Emerging Leaders<br />
  44. 44. Advisors<br />Emotional Support<br />Encouragement<br />Acceptance<br />Friendship<br />Career Help<br />Coaching<br />Feedback<br />Effective Role Model<br />Visibility & Exposure<br />
  45. 45. Peers<br />Grounded in Reality<br />Integrity over Competence<br />Community over Individualism<br />Endurance over Impatience<br />Humility over Celebrity<br />
  46. 46. Emerging Leaders<br />Cultivates humility<br />Changes one’s methods<br />Energizes<br />
  47. 47. Starting the Emerging Leader Conversation<br />How do I do this?<br />Who or what is that?<br />Why is that?<br />Can you tell me a story?<br />What kind of relationship<br /> do we have?<br />
  48. 48. Empowering Young Leaders…<br />John Lewis<br />