Leadership Training - what do we expect of you

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Leadership Training - what do we expect of you

  1. 1. The Importance of Leadership“Youve got to be very careful if youdont know where youre going,because you might not get there.” Yogi Berra
  2. 2. ExpectationsWhat do you hope to get out of our session?
  3. 3. Ground RulesNo heckling the facilitator
  4. 4. Defining Your Role as a Leader Who are the leaders at Acme?
  5. 5. Defining Your Role as a Leader What is your responsibility as a leader?
  6. 6. What’s your Leadership style?
  7. 7. Defining Your Role as a Leader What do employees expect of you?
  8. 8. Motivation and LeadershipMaslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  9. 9. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Maslow argued that people are motivated by different levels of needs and that lower level needs (food, shelter, clothing) must be met before higher level needs (acceptance, respect, challenge). How does this translate to the workplace?
  10. 10. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs A Rutgers University study identified what employees really want from their jobs. They are: Respect Personal Growth Self expression in work and life Allowance for individual preferences and needs (diversity) Positive work environment that values the individual Information about company decisions and policies
  11. 11. Defining Your Role as a Leader What does the executive team expect of you?
  12. 12. What makes a great leader?Think of a historical leader you admire – whydo you admire that individual. What qualitiesdid they possess to achieve what theyachieved?Think of a leader you have worked withduring your career –why did you admire thatindividual? What qualities did they possessthat you have or would like to emulate?
  13. 13. What makes a great leader? Provide Vision Provide Inspiration Make others feel important and appreciated Live their values – behave ethically
  14. 14. Primary Rules of LeadershipMake the choice to Lead“ . . . the number one reason people don’t practiceleadership is that is requires 24/7 commitment. Youcan’t be a part-time leader! You’re either 100%committed or not at all. You make the choice.”-Joseph Alicia, The Leadership VoidDo you agree? Why or why not?
  15. 15. Primary Rules of LeadershipInfluence and Empowerment "Leadership is the capacity and will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the characterwhich inspires confidence." — Bernard Montgomery, British Field Marshall
  16. 16. Primary Rules of LeadershipInfluence and EmpowermentHow do you influence direct reports?Do you influence your peers differently?What’s the difference between leading and managing?
  17. 17. Primary Rules of LeadershipCharacter Counts "The respect that leadership must have requires thatones ethics be without question. A leader not only stays abovethe line between right and wrong, he stays well clear of thegray areas." — G. Alan Bernard, President, Mid Park, Inc.
  18. 18. Primary Rules of LeadershipHow do poor character and ethics affect a company’semployees? Worst case – Enron Jobs lost, pensions lost, 401K’s lost, stock options lostHow did this affect employee trust in corporateleadership?
  19. 19. Primary Rules of LeadershipWorst case – Enron Jobs lost, pensions lost, 401K’s lost, stock options lostOnce trust is lost, it is difficult to regain.
  20. 20. Primary Rules of LeadershipHire Well"While you, the leader, can teach many things, character is nottaught easily to adults who arrive at your desk lacking it. Becautious about taking on reclamation projects regardless of thetalent they may possess. Have the courage to make charactercount among the qualities you seek in others." — John Wooden
  21. 21. Primary Rules of LeadershipHire Well: Thinking beyond skill and experienceWhy is character important in employees as well asleaders?What specific characteristics should we be screeningfor?
  22. 22. VIDEO:Chris WidenerRight Now Leadership
  23. 23. Improving Leadership Today CHOOSE TO LEAD
  24. 24. Improving Leadership Today CHOOSE TO LEAD Make the tough decisions
  25. 25. Improving Leadership Today CHOOSE TO LEAD Make the tough decisions Engage in respectful communication
  26. 26. Improving Leadership Today CHOOSE TO LEAD Make the tough decisions Engage in respectful communication Rely on your character and ethics when making decisions
  27. 27. Improving Leadership Today CHOOSE TO LEAD Make the tough decisions Engage in respectful communication Rely on your character and ethics when making decisions Delegate to enable employees to grow and experience individual freedom in their roles
  28. 28. Improving Leadership Today CHOOSE TO LEAD Make the tough decisions Engage in respectful communication Rely on your character and ethics when making decisions Delegate to enable employees to grow and experience individual freedom in their roles Embrace diversity and understand that your way is not the only way
  29. 29. Improving Leadership Today CHOOSE TO LEAD Make the tough decisions Engage in respectful communication Rely on your character and ethics when making decisions Delegate to enable employees to grow and experience individual freedom in their roles Embrace diversity and understand that your way is not the only way Share information freely
  30. 30. AN ACME INDUSTRIES PRESENTATION

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