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Executive Bootcamp Training Seminar

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sample seminar delivered to emerging leaders, mid-level managers, and above at Toastmasters Leadership And Communication Education (LACE) Conferences (Founder's District Only) in January 2010

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Executive Bootcamp Training Seminar

  1. 1. Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />Executive Bootcamp<br />Founder’s District Toastmasters: <br />Leadership & Communication Education (LACE)<br />Winter 2010 – Garden Grove & Whittier, CA<br />
  2. 2. Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />I settled on a game called I am a contribution. Unlike success and failure, contribution has no other side…not arrived at by comparison….the fearful question[s]…. could…be replaced by the joyful question, “How will I be a contribution today?”<br /> -- The Art of Possibility, Zander & Zander (HBSP, 2000)<br />
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  4. 4. Envision What Could Be<br />Express To Others a New Possibility<br />Engage Others as Change Agents<br />Empower the Once Improbable<br />Cultivate Change<br />Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />
  5. 5. BE First….THEN Do<br />Like a speech<br />Motivating & Memorable<br />Edutaining & Engaging<br />Like any good learning process <br />kNowledgeable & Questioning <br />Teachable & Coachable <br />Like a great conversation <br />Open & Authentic<br />Responsive & Responsible<br />Connecting & Coaching Others<br />Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />
  6. 6. ….Executives should exhibit leadership, energy, the ability to run a budget, ethics and resilience, among other things. Problems in key areas might serve as red flags…. strong leadership, consultative, influencing and project management skills that can be combined with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with, and influence, the senior management team. <br /> -- Elizabeth Johns, Managing Director Communications, Association<br /> for Financial Professionals<br />Confident Core<br />Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />
  7. 7. The difference between being a manager and being a leader is simple. Management is a career. Leadership is a calling…What you have to have is clearly defined convictions - and, more importantly, the courage of your convictions to see them manifest into reality. Only when you understand your role as guide and steward based on your own most deeply held truths can you move from manager to leader.<br /> -- Leslie L. Kossoff, Executive Advisor<br />Communication Concerns<br />Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />
  8. 8. Complex Concepts<br />Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />
  9. 9. According to Peter Drucker, effective executives follow the same eight practices: <br />They asked, "What needs to be done?“<br />They asked, "What is right for the enterprise?“<br />They developed action plans<br />They took responsibility for decisions<br />They took responsibility for communicating<br />They focused on opportunities rather than problems <br />They ran productive meetings<br />They thought and said "we" rather than “I”<br />Effective Executives<br />Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />
  10. 10. Business of EducationSuccess Plans Experimentation<br />Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />Club, Area, Division, District<br />Quality Assurance / Education & Training<br />Sales & Customer Service / Membership<br />Branding & Marketing / Public Relations<br />Finance & Administration / Treasury & Secretary<br />Operational Efficiency / Sergeant-At-Arms<br />"In theory, theory and practice are the same.In practice, they are not." — Albert Einstein <br />
  11. 11. Be eXtraordinaryFounder's Vision is to Be eXtraordinary:<br /> We will inspire and create a legacy of <br /> distinguished Servant Leaders, <br /> expect and educate quality <br /> Change-Agents and Communicators, <br /> cultivate passionate and purposeful <br /> Volunteer Clubs and Members, <br /> celebrate both Professional Development and Personal Success, <br /> and be examples of Excellence <br /> in word, in charity, in spirit. <br />Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />
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  13. 13. Additional References<br />Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />www.changethis.com<br />www.sethgodin.com<br />www.malcolmgladwell.com<br />
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  16. 16. Copyrighted<br />Sample<br />Executive Bootcamp<br />Founder’s District Toastmasters: <br />Leadership & Communication Education (LACE)<br />Winter 2010 – Garden Grove & Whittier, CA<br />

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