NMP 655
Leadership & Personal Effectiveness
ePortfolio Assignment #2
Leslie Redd
Course Overview
The focus of the course was to provide us with
the components and styles of dynamic
leadership. This infor...
Kouzes & Posner - Leadership Practices and Commitments
Practice

Commitment

Model the Way

1.
2.

Inspire a Shared Vision...
Kouzes & Posner - Leadership Qualities

Honest

Forward-looking

Inspiring

Competent
Clarke - Leadership Landmines
Managing the Situation

The Blame
Addiction

It's all about me

The Super Doer

Managing to
...
Clarke - Leadership Landmines
Leading Your People

The Popularity
Priority

Cloudy
Expectations

Confrontation
Phobia

Man...
Covey – The 8th Habit
“Being effective as individuals and organizations is no longer merely an option-survival in today’s ...
Covey – The 8th Habit
Finding Your Voice
Discovering your voice
We are all born with three gifts:
1. The freedom to chose
...
Covey – The 8th Habit
Inspiring others to find their voice is the modeling. Once you have one voice, shared
vision, value ...
Mundahl – Your Leadership Journey
Leadership and Personal Effectiveness course was designed to allow the students to
asses...
Mundahl – Your Leadership Journey
Your Inner House – the leadership journey begins with an
assessment of six major life ar...
Summary
• At the end of the course, we should have had
a better understanding of who we are, and
our strengths and weaknes...
Resources
• http://www.dqpaoc.org/IMG/pdf/The_8th_Habit.pdf
• http://www.enneagraminstitute.com/begin.asp#.UobH
l9KThKg
• ...
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  1. 1. NMP 655 Leadership & Personal Effectiveness ePortfolio Assignment #2 Leslie Redd
  2. 2. Course Overview The focus of the course was to provide us with the components and styles of dynamic leadership. This information was used to help us understand our personal leadership styles and to provide us with the necessary skills to adapt and enhance our personal leadership skills. Authentic leaders is more than just knowing the skills and systems, it requires strong personal effectiveness and the ability to utilize those skills to attain successful outcomes.
  3. 3. Kouzes & Posner - Leadership Practices and Commitments Practice Commitment Model the Way 1. 2. Inspire a Shared Vision 3. 4. Challenge the Process 5. 6. Enable Others to Act 7. 8. Encourage the Heart 9. Clarify values by finding your voice and affirming shared ideals. Set the example by aligning actions with shared values. Envision the future by imagining exciting and ennobling possibilities. Enlist others in a common vision by appealing to shared aspirations. Search for opportunities by seizing the initiative and by looking outward for innovative ways to improve. Experiment and take risks by constantly generating small wins and learning from experience. Foster collaboration by building trust and facilitating relationships. Strengthen others by increasing selfdetermination and developing competence. Recognize contributions by showing appreciation for individual excellence. 10. Celebrate the values and victories by creating a spirit of community.
  4. 4. Kouzes & Posner - Leadership Qualities Honest Forward-looking Inspiring Competent
  5. 5. Clarke - Leadership Landmines Managing the Situation The Blame Addiction It's all about me The Super Doer Managing to Exception
  6. 6. Clarke - Leadership Landmines Leading Your People The Popularity Priority Cloudy Expectations Confrontation Phobia Managing by Committee
  7. 7. Covey – The 8th Habit “Being effective as individuals and organizations is no longer merely an option-survival in today’s world requires it. But in order to thrive, innovate, excel, and lead in the new Knowledge Worker Age, we must build on and move beyond effectiveness. The call of this new ear in human history is for greatness; it’s for fulfillment, passionate execution, and significant contribution (Covey, 2004).” Covey looks at the pain/frustration, problems and changes in infrastruction and solutions or finding of the Knowledge Worker Age. He goes of the importance of finding your voice or unique personal significance. Your voice is at the center of your nexus and once you combine your knowledge, attitude and skill you will have attained the The 8th habit. requires you to tap into your talent, need, passion and conscience to be able to express and share your voice. Talent Passion Need VOICE Conscience Covey outlines the steps needed to find your voice and inspiring others to find theirs. Covey describes the leadership challenge as being able to help others find their voice so that they can accomplish the organizations highest priorities.
  8. 8. Covey – The 8th Habit Finding Your Voice Discovering your voice We are all born with three gifts: 1. The freedom to chose 2. Natural Laws and Principals 3. Four Intelligences – – – – Mental Intelligence Physical Intelligence Emotional Intelligence Spiritual Intelligence Developing your voice 1. Develop your mental energy into vision 2. Develop physical energy into discipline 3. Develop emotional energy in passion 4. Develop spiritual energy into conscience Inspiring Others to Find Their Voice through Modeling • The Voice of Influence – be a trimtab; the small rudder that turns the big rudder that turns the ship. • The Voice of Trustworthiness – be trustworthy; have character and competence. • The Voice and Speed of Trust – build trust! • SOMETIMES THE VOICES NEED TO BE BLENDED
  9. 9. Covey – The 8th Habit Inspiring others to find their voice is the modeling. Once you have one voice, shared vision, value and strategy you can begin pathfinding. Aligning your goals and systems for results. This leads to the release of passion and talent (empowerment). Pathfinding Modeling Empowering Aligning
  10. 10. Mundahl – Your Leadership Journey Leadership and Personal Effectiveness course was designed to allow the students to assess their acquired leadership skills and to address their challenges, fears and insecurities so that they can fully understand what it takes for them as individuals to become an effective leader. This journey allows us to: • Start within our own “personal house” • Set on a path of healing • Tools to deal with leaders (not always positive) that we meet on the road • Heal into wholeness so that we can move forward • Use of visualization tools • The alchemy of pure intuition • Changing a negative culture • Becoming an authentic leader
  11. 11. Mundahl – Your Leadership Journey Your Inner House – the leadership journey begins with an assessment of six major life areas: 1. Money and finances 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Leisure, creativity, and fun Spirituality and philosophy Career and education Family and relationships Physical and emotional health Within each of these areas of our inner house there are practices, habits and values that we use everyday that have an impact on our journey.
  12. 12. Summary • At the end of the course, we should have had a better understanding of who we are, and our strengths and weaknesses. • We reviewed trends and opportunities in the nonprofit sector. • Learned different leadership styles and performance management. • We learned how to manage ourselves and others and enhanced our business acumen.
  13. 13. Resources • http://www.dqpaoc.org/IMG/pdf/The_8th_Habit.pdf • http://www.enneagraminstitute.com/begin.asp#.UobH l9KThKg • Mundahl, S. (2013). The alchemy of authentic leadership. Bloomington: Balboa Press. • Covey, S. (2004). The 8th habit: From effectiveness to greatness. New York: Free Press. • Clarke, M. (2005). Leadership land mines: 8 management catastrophes and how to avoid them. Raleigh: Martin Productions. • Kouzes, J., & Posner, B. (2007). The leadership challenge. (4th ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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