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Evolve - Women and Leadership; Otago University - 16 June 2011

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Evolve - Women and Leadership; Otago University - 16 June 2011

  1. 1. Women and Leadership Course<br />Evolve<br />Wendy McGuinness<br />
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  3. 3. Otangawai Valley <br />TeKuiti<br />
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  5. 5. Types of Future…<br /><ul><li>Probable
  6. 6. Possible
  7. 7. Preferred</li></ul>Identifying a preferred future is what compels you into action, <br />…and if that action involves people, it involves leadership.<br />
  8. 8. Hindsight: 4.5 billion years ago<br />Insight: 97 billion people born<br />Foresight: 10 billion people alive<br />Look for weak signals (fights over resources and talent) and wild cards (brain)<br />
  9. 9. <ul><li>Ray Kurzweil believes that we're approaching a moment when computers will become intelligent, and not just intelligent but more intelligent than humans.
  10. 10. He believes that this moment is not only inevitable but imminent. </li></li></ul><li>The importance of patrons, while you are watching someone, someone is watching you<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li>The ancestor effect
  12. 12. A positive mood enhance creative problem-solving, and allows underlying abilities to reach their full potential.
  13. 13. Being told that you belong to a group that does very well on a test tends to let you do better than if you’re told you belong to a group that does poorly.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Know thyself
  14. 14. Calm and not controlling
  15. 15. Check in with the child inside
  16. 16. Beauty Counts
  17. 17. Smile
  18. 18. Grooming
  19. 19. Environment
  20. 20. Be generous – leave something on the table
  21. 21. Friends – 10 by 30 – wine or vinegar
  22. 22. The good, the bad and the ugly – the 95%
  23. 23. Get the evidence – make calculated risks
  24. 24. Don’t blame – do not bad mouth
  25. 25. Make things important
  26. 26. Reflect – consider – always 2 sides
  27. 27. Follow-through
  28. 28. Light, Bright and Dark
  29. 29. Be a patron</li></ul>TakeAway<br />
  30. 30. “Good ideas are common, what's uncommon are people who'll work hard enough to bring them about” British humourist Ashleigh Brilliant <br />
  31. 31. The Future Needs You<br />Thank you & Good luck!<br />

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