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Leader of the future acel 8.11

  1. 1. The Leader of the Future
  2. 2. For the past 21 years…
  3. 3. A few of my clients:
  4. 4. A few of the colleges:
  5. 5. Can Leadership Be Taught ?
  6. 6. It is NOT about… Money Power Position Title
  7. 7. <ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Obligation </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Honor </li></ul>
  8. 8. 74% 23,000,000
  9. 9. 88%
  10. 10. High Potential / High Performance Abbott, GE, Merrill Lynch, Microsoft, IBM, State Farm, Mayo Clinic,
  11. 11. The Seven C’s of Leadership <ul><li>Character </li></ul><ul><li>Courage </li></ul><ul><li>Competence </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Compassion </li></ul><ul><li>Contribution </li></ul>
  12. 12. C haracter
  13. 13. The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes and Posner
  14. 14. I want a leader who will: <ul><li>Tell me the TRUTH. </li></ul><ul><li>Has a clear vision for where we are going. </li></ul><ul><li>Has the skills to get us there successfully. </li></ul><ul><li>And is excited about going with me. </li></ul>
  15. 15. C ourage <ul><li>TO THINK BIG </li></ul><ul><li> TO BE BOLD </li></ul><ul><li> To speak the TRUTH </li></ul><ul><li>TO MAKE GREAT THINGS HAPPEN </li></ul>
  16. 16. To be… Vulnerable
  17. 17. C ompetency = a commitment to LL Books Book summaries Audio books Audio book summaries Training DVDs Seminars i-Tunes U Pod casts Blogs TED.com BigThink.com
  18. 18. <ul><ul><li>Business Acumen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pattern Recognition… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic Insight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disciplined Execution </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. The 4 P’s of Expertise
  20. 20. <ul><ul><li>Business Acumen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pattern Recognition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic Insight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disciplined Execution </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Ask GREAT questions… C ommunications and LISTEN!
  22. 22. SMART Communications Dialogue Avoid Attack
  23. 23. The 4 Cs of TRUST Competence Respect Dis-trust Affection TRUST HIGH LOW LOW HIGH Concern
  24. 24. “ I am good at what I do… and I do it because I care about you.”
  25. 25. C ollaboration
  26. 26. Anne Mulcahy CEO of Xerox and the third most powerful woman in the world! <ul><li>Build a network of great relationships with people who want to see you succeed. </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t have all of the answers, so ask for help and advice from the smartest people you can find. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to be a learner. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen intently to the people you serve… your employees and your customers. </li></ul>Some really great advice…
  27. 27. <ul><li>Focus me </li></ul><ul><li>Know me </li></ul><ul><li>Care about me </li></ul><ul><li>Hear me </li></ul><ul><li>Help me feel proud </li></ul><ul><li>Equip me </li></ul><ul><li>Help me see my value </li></ul><ul><li>Help me grow </li></ul><ul><li>Help me see my importance </li></ul>C ompassion
  28. 28. Gen X Y and C Respect Freedom Life-balance Accomplishment Appreciation Meaning
  29. 29. C ontribution
  30. 31. Detroit - 2010 27% ---- 50% $1,000 - $1 Close 44 schools 33,500 empty houses 91,000 Vacant lots
  31. 32. 1994 Profits = $13.9 Billion
  32. 33. What is YOUR vision for Gainesville?
  33. 34. <ul><li>W ITH GREAT POWER </li></ul><ul><li>COMES GREAT </li></ul><ul><li>RESPONSIBILITY </li></ul>(remember… they follow YOUR lead!)
  34. 35. Thank You If you have any questions at all please do not hesitate to send a note or call. My email address is: john@johnspence.com My twitter address is: @awesomelysimple Please feel free to “friend” me on FB Also, you might find value in the ideas I share in my blog. You can sign up for it at: www.blog.johnspence.com Lastly, these slides have already been uploaded to: www.slideshare.net/johnspence