Weadership six 2 kristin_wolff

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Deep Dive workshop hosted by SIX and The Australian Centre for Social Innovation in Adelaide, November 2012.

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Weadership six 2 kristin_wolff

  1. 1. WHY LEADERSHIP? (and why now?)
  2. 2. World EconomicForum 2012: The Great Transformation(?!)
  3. 3. 3 stories
  4. 4. Generation sell? 1. Generation sell? National Pubic Radio’s Tell Me More, November 20, 2012
  5. 5. 21% 54% 81%
  6. 6. 2. A new kind of economy?
  7. 7. “Part of that struggle is that there’s no vision for what’s emerging. It’s not just that the old world doesn’t work anymore, it’s also that the old story that gave it meaning isn’t believable and there’s no credible story to replace it.”
  8. 8. 3. Get in there & do stuff!
  9. 9. “…progress almost never comes from an accident or natural evolution. It requires constant pressure, new ideas and sustained engagement…”
  10. 10. Stuff to read about Leadership since books were books 2000: 31,971 2006: 53,765 2009: 68,296 97,092 Last 90 days: 2,375
  11. 11. ADOPTAWIDE ANGLE VIEW 6 WEadership Superpowers BUILD DIVERSE NETWORKS EMBRACE OPENNESS ENCOURAGE EXPERIMENTATION ADD UNIQUE VALUE CULTIVATE NEXT GENERATION LEADERS
  12. 12. ADOPTAWIDE ANGLE VIEW 6 WEadership Superpowers BUILD DIVERSE NETWORKS EMBRACE OPENNESS ENCOURAGE EXPERIMENTA- TION ADDUNIQUE VALUE CULTIVATE NEXT GENERATION LEADERS Description Examples Leaders look for new ways to apply their resources and expertise. They focus on solving important community problems. - IBM & volunteerism as leadership development, retention, innovation strategy - Public leaders working on regional economies - Children of inmates & Miss America Leaders collaborate with partners creatively, using informal networks alongside traditional hierarchies. - “Ask the intern” - Apollo 13 - Collective Impact models Leaders share the role of leadership with staff, partners, and the public. They use social technologies to listen, inform, and collaborate. - Working out loud - Code for America - Mesh, share economy platforms Leaders know their industry needs new ideas, and new ideas need testing. Leaders find ways their unique contributions can make a real difference in their communities. Those who add value remain relevant. Leaders build skills and share knowledge in order to develop new leaders in their fields and in their communities. - Community/Issue Labs - Prototyping, piloting, scaling, risk mgmt - Big data + constant iteration - “How can I help?” - “What can we do together that we can’t do alone? - Measuring impact, always - Embrace multigenerational workplace..and boardroom - Not everyone under 30 is “techie,” but young people have much to offer
  13. 13. 1 Adopt a Wide- Angle View Photo by: Hockley Photography
  14. 14. 2 Build Diverse Networks Photo by: donabelandewan@flickr
  15. 15. 3 Embrace Openness
  16. 16. 4 Enable Relentless Experimentation
  17. 17. 5 Add Unique Value (?)
  18. 18. 5 Add Unique Value (!)
  19. 19. 6 Cultivate Next- Generation Leaders
  20. 20. WIDE ANGLE VIEW WEeadership NETWORKs OPENNESS EXPERIMENTATION UNIQUE VALUE RE- GENERATION
  21. 21. WELCOMETO SIXTOWN! …YES, THIS IS THE LEADERSHIP DEEP DIVE KRISTIN WOLFF, [add volunteer] & ALL OF YOU
  22. 22. SIXTOWN HAS A PROBLEM  Too many people lack access to economic opportunity  Promising solutions are not scaling  Global Prosperity Institute conducted research, finds leadership a key challenge  You are here to help
  23. 23. GUIDING QUESTIONS  What leadership practices have you found success with in similar situations that you could share with Sixtown leaders?  What are the most important actions specific leaders could take to move Sixtown forward? Why these actions? What’s in the way?  What tools, skills, processes do these actions require?
  24. 24. ADVISING SIXTOWN
  25. 25. POSTCARDS! (most important takeaway)

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