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USF Model UN Sustainable Leadership Presentation


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For University of South Florida IMUN Event - Sustainable Leadership for a New Millennium

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USF Model UN Sustainable Leadership Presentation

  1. 1. “Sustainable Leadership for a New Millennium” USF Model UN Event Maura Sweeney
  2. 2. What Do You See? “Do your eyes see what you don’t have . . . or what you do? – Maura Sweeney
  3. 3. What do you see? Wholeness v. Divisions
  4. 4. United Nations Established 1945
  5. 5. Peace Palace – The Hague Opened 1913 Were such a fabric to be created, men would make pilgrimages from all parts of the civilized world to see it. It would become a sort of holy place . . . to which the minds of men would turn naturally and normally. It would be an "outward and visible sign" of the Court, which would make its actual, tangible existence known to the ends of the earth.“ ~ Andrew Dickinson White to Andrew Carnegie, 5 August 1902
  6. 6. Global Problems War Famine Pollution Disease Debt Racial / Gender Inequality Forced Labor / Human Trafficking Climate
  7. 7. Is Change Possible?
  8. 8. Dr. Emoto’s Crystal Experiments Water crystals form when exposed to messages and thoughts
  9. 9. The Power of Happy 1982 2013 Law School Writer/Speaker/Influencer
  10. 10. The Happiness Value Critical to Success & Sustainability Harvard Study Happy people perform up to 50% better (I experienced this personally for a decade in corporate leadership.)
  11. 11. What do you imagine?
  12. 12. Childhood Imaginings Turned into Influence and Purpose Typewriter – Publisher, Writer and Influencer Airplanes – Travel to 50+ Countries Mickey Mouse Club – Happy, magical and adventurous world with friends American Bandstand – Finally Dancing at 50 Launched Book Series with Exiting the Comfort Zone: Dance or Die Pres. John F. Kennedy – Lectures on Leadership
  13. 13. My Background Boston College | Seton Hall University Law School HP Executive Recruiter | Outplacement Specialist Business Center Management Start up for International Corporation in Florida Business Owner in Computer Industry Travel to 50+ Countries New Media Journalist & Inspirer Huffington Post Contributor iTunes Podcaster Author Speaker & Media Guest
  14. 14. Destiny Doesn’t Happen in a Day Education Business (corporate and ownership) Non-Profit / Advocacy / Volunteerism Home Educating Parent Entrepreneur Travel to 50+ Nations Thought Leader and Ambassador of Happiness
  15. 15. Writings
  16. 16. Radio & Podcasts
  17. 17. Sustainable Leadership Sustainable able to be used without being completely used up or destroyed able to last or continue for a long time Leader One who guides so others follow
  18. 18. Paradigm a model; pattern a framework containing basic assumptions and ways of thinking commonly accepted by others a cognitive framework shared by members of any discipline or group
  19. 19. Two Paradigms
  20. 20. Existing Paradigm Powerful Powerless & Often Oppressed
  21. 21. What do we keep getting? Corruption and Division Exploitation of People and Resources Society Suffering from Abuse / Tyranny Leaders Paranoid of Retribution Overthrow of Governments Rinse and Repeat
  22. 22. Maslow’s Pyramid of Human Needs Climb to the Top Yourself to Become a Sustainable Leader
  23. 23. Influence The capacity to have an effect on the character, development or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself.
  24. 24. Origin of Influence An Astrological Term "streaming ethereal power from the stars acting upon character or destiny of men"
  25. 25. Influencing from Above Angry employee incident gave rise to new leadership atmosphere. “Thank you for allowing me to make mistakes.” - former employee
  26. 26. Influencing from Below Vice President of Sales re-thinks a potentially disastrous decision
  27. 27. Influencing Abroad Traveling Corporate Trainer notices different working culture, remarks and wants to learn
  28. 28. Current Leadership Paradigm Un-Happy Work Examples United’s “Friendly Skies” Delta’s “Velvet Touch” Tech Data’s “Monkeys” #1 Hospitality Company – Hospital IV’s What did these do for loyalty, profitability, sustainability?
  29. 29. What Are Your Values? Profits Technology / Science Market Share Productivity Power / Domination Knowledge
  30. 30. What Creates Happiness in a Culture? Seeing Value & Worth in Everyone uplifts and empowers increases cooperation & innovation unites people toward common goals
  31. 31. Leading by Happiness and Influence = Transforms Self and Others
  32. 32. Influence & Leadership You as a Pebble
  33. 33. Others are Pebbles
  34. 34. Pebbles Create Circles of Influence
  35. 35. A Single Crystal Light Bulb YOU
  36. 36. Several Crystal Light Bulbs in Unison You and Others
  37. 37. You as a Gemstone Standing On Your Own
  38. 38. What Can You Do Now? Be the example of what you expect Respect everyone equally See Problems as Opportunities for Growth & Advancement Create Positive Incentives v. Negative Consequences See what you do have, not what you don’t Include and engage others toward common goals and solutions Expect better, higher and even magical outcomes Simplify and streamline “excess” to reduce stress Develop, promote and publicly celebrate others’ skills, talents and contributions Wait to respond and inform v. Attack Create a Happiness culture (pay attention to the “feel” factor) Develop your reputation as consistently worthy of trust
  39. 39. I see differently . . . and I always look for happiness
  40. 40. Best Wishes to Your Future in Sustainable Leadership! Blogs | Videos | Books | Podcasts