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1160 Dublin Road, Suite 500                                                                                      Columbus,...
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Purposeful Community and Change Leadership for the 21st Century -Handout #2 stephen covey on leadership


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June 29, 10:30am – noon, Room: Union A
Purposeful Community touches all aspects of the learning process. The four components of Purposeful Community will be explored in relation to increasing student achievement and growth. Participants will learn about the phases of the change-leadership process in the Ohio Appalachian Collaborative (called Enhancing Leadership Quality for Collaborative Action Impact). A mindset-management approach to leadership and delivery models will be shared, which will assist participants in creating a plan for Purposeful Community and Change Leadership in their own school or district.
Main Presenter: Mark Glasbrenner, Battelle for Kids
Co-Presenter(s): Barb Hansen, Battelle for Kids

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Purposeful Community and Change Leadership for the 21st Century -Handout #2 stephen covey on leadership

  1. 1. 1160 Dublin Road, Suite 500 Columbus, OH 43215 (614) 481-3141 (614) 481-8997 fax HANDOUT #2 STEPHEN COVEY ON LEADERSHIP, VISIONPOINT, 2005 Whatever is at the center of our Correct principles are likeThe leader of the future will be life will be the source of our compasses: They are always a leader in every area of life. security, guidance, wisdom and pointing the way. power. It is the on-going process of keeping your vision and values Leadership focuses on doing the Personal leadership is not a before you and aligning your life right things: management singular experience. with those most important focuses on doing things right. things. Effective people are not An organization can tolerate problem-minded; they’remany different styles as long as True effectiveness requires opportunity-minded. They feed people are anchored in the balance. opportunities and starve same governing principles. problems.You have to decide what yourhighest priorities are and have If you start to think the problem The enemy of the “best” is often the courage—pleasantly, is “out there,” stop yourself. the “good.”smilingly, non-apologetically— That thought is the problem. to say “no” to other things. Trust is the highest form ofThe way we see the problem is You can’t have empowerment human motivation. It brings out the problem. without first having trust. the very best in people. To relate effectively, we must And the moment a person learn to listen. Listening Seek first to understand, then to begins feeling understood, thatinvolves patience, openness and be understood. person becomes far more open the desire to understand. to influence and change. If the ladder is not leaningNothing is more validating and against the right wall, every affirming than feeling Begin with the end in mind. step we take just gets us to the understood. wrong place faster.To learn to give and take, to live As a leader…the challenge is toselflessly, to be sensitive, to be be a light, not a judge; to be a considerate, is our challenge. model, not a critic.