Accelerate Your Leadership Skills

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A Leadership Development workshop delivered in the Toastmasters environment used to simulate, experience and reflect on effective leadership skills and how the Toastmasters Program supports their development.
This workshop presented at the Toastmasters District 73 2012 Semi Annual Conference.

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Accelerate Your Leadership Skills

  1. 1. Accelerating your leadership development Eric Pace
  2. 2. DCPDCP Acknowledging Non Toastmasters Controlling the jargon President’s Distinguished President’s Distinguished Officer List Officer List CCCC DTMDTM ACLACL
  3. 3. Let’s Discuss Q: What is the job of a leader?
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  5. 5. Let’s Discuss Q: What is the job of club leaders?
  6. 6. Let’s Discuss Q: What is the job of club leaders? A: To help successfully manage their club to meet the needs of the members.
  7. 7. Let’s Discuss Q: How do we know that a club is being run successfully? What is our measurement tool?
  8. 8. Let’s Discuss The Distinguished Club Program
  9. 9. Let’s Discuss
  10. 10. 1 Two Competent Communicators 2 Two More Competent Communicators 3 One Advanced Communicator 4 One more Advanced Communicator 5 One Leader (CL/AL) or DTM 6 One More Leader or DTM 7 Four New Members 8 Four More New Members 9 Minimum of four officers trained twice 10 One Dues Renewal and One Club Officer List submitted on time Distinguished Club Program Goals
  11. 11. Last year’s D73 DCP results What’s wrong with this graph?
  12. 12. Exercise 1 (groups of 6 to 10 people - 10 Minutes) You are to take on the role of a District Leader Q1: List the 3 top reasons why clubs do not achieve distinguished status. Q2: List 3 strategies to resolve this situation.
  13. 13. Let’s discuss You are to take on the role of a District Leader Q1: List the 3 top reasons why clubs do not achieve distinguished status. Q2: List three strategies to resolve this situation.
  14. 14. Exercise 2 (Approx. 4 per group – 8 minutes) What leadership skills were required to conduct the previous exercise?
  15. 15. Leadership skills required Strategic thinking Facilitation skills Communication Systemic thinking Decision making Active listening Lateral thinking Problem solving Delegation Team dynamics Developing motivation Time management Personality management Interpersonal skills Goal setting
  16. 16. Leadership skills required Strategic thinking Facilitation skills Communication Systemic thinking Decision making Active listening Lateral thinking Problem solving Delegation Team dynamics Developing motivation Time management Personality management Interpersonal skills Goal setting
  17. 17. Conclusion is workshop simulated a leadership exercise so that you could practice leadership skills. ame goes for Toastmasters Club Leadership
  18. 18. Conclusion If this many leadership skills are used to have a 10 minute discussion about the Distinguished Club Plan imagine what can be learnt by taking a year to actively implement one.
  19. 19. Any questions
  20. 20. Thanks

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