BUILDINGLIVES<br />A workshop on Leadership presented at the 5th World Youth Congress<br />Istanbul, Turkey<br />by<br />I...
	Leadership is the act of building capacities to achieve a set goal<br />        WHAT IS LEADERSHIP<br />.......building l...
What leadership is notassumption is the mother of confusion<br />Leadership is not a game between followers and leaders<br...
IT’S NOT ABOUT YOU<br />“Many of you want to be leaders, to make a difference. But you might be spending too much time sel...
“The job of a leader today is not to create followers. It’s to create more leaders.”<br />LEADERS DON’T CREATE FOLLOWERS<b...
Leadership is not about position it is about impact<br />Great leaders become leaders to achieve something, not to be some...
LEADERSHIP and IDENTITY<br />People need to know who you are and what you stand for before they agree to be led by you. Le...
Self-awareness<br />Self-regulation<br />Motivation<br />Empathy <br />Social skill<br />WHAT MAKES A LEADER<br />.......b...
SELF AWARENESS<br />Definition<br />	The ability to recognize and understand your moods, emotions, and drives, as well as ...
SELF REGULATION<br />Definition<br />The ability to control or redirect biologically driven disruptive impulses and moods<...
MOTIVATION- the need to achieve<br />Definition<br />A passion to work for reasons that go beyond money or status <br />A ...
EMPATHY- understanding others<br />Definition<br />The ability to understand the emotional makeup of other people<br />Ski...
SOCIAL SKILL<br />Definition<br />Proficiency in managing relationships and building networks<br />An ability to find comm...
TAKE THE LEAD…creating an environment conducive for emergence of young leaders<br />This initiativeseeks to inform, empowe...
TAKE THE LEAD…contd.<br />Itstresses the need for collaboration and partnership while emphasizing the need for effective a...
Please email <br />info@hacey.org<br />Or call<br />      +2348030696277<br />      +2348056435640<br />For more info<br /...
THANK YOU FOR LISTENING<br />				www.hacey.org                         			info@hacey.org<br />.......building lives<br />
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Building lives

  1. 1. BUILDINGLIVES<br />A workshop on Leadership presented at the 5th World Youth Congress<br />Istanbul, Turkey<br />by<br />Isaiah Owolabi<br />Oluwasijibomi Ojajuni<br />.......building lives<br />
  2. 2. Leadership is the act of building capacities to achieve a set goal<br /> WHAT IS LEADERSHIP<br />.......building lives<br />
  3. 3. What leadership is notassumption is the mother of confusion<br />Leadership is not a game between followers and leaders<br />“The first problem with all of the stuff that’s out there on leadership is that we haven’t got a clue what we’re talking about.” We typically think of the leader as being the person at the top. “But if you define a leader as an executive, then you absolutely deny everyone else in an organization the opportunity to be a leader.” Peter Senge<br />.......building lives<br />
  4. 4. IT’S NOT ABOUT YOU<br />“Many of you want to be leaders, to make a difference. But you might be spending too much time self-marketing and not enough time researching, building bridges by taking an interest in someone…In true leadership situations, listening comes before arm-waving.”<br />.......building lives<br />
  5. 5. “The job of a leader today is not to create followers. It’s to create more leaders.”<br />LEADERS DON’T CREATE FOLLOWERS<br />.......building lives<br />
  6. 6. Leadership is not about position it is about impact<br />Great leaders become leaders to achieve something, not to be someone.<br />TO DO OR TO BE?<br />.......building lives<br />
  7. 7. LEADERSHIP and IDENTITY<br />People need to know who you are and what you stand for before they agree to be led by you. Leadership is an agreement.<br />You lead with permission. If your self-story is not absolutely consistent and based on integrity – who you really are – people will see through it and not give you permission to lead them. <br /> Most often they will hide their disagreement and your apparent leadership will be fake.<br />.......building lives<br />
  8. 8. Self-awareness<br />Self-regulation<br />Motivation<br />Empathy <br />Social skill<br />WHAT MAKES A LEADER<br />.......building lives<br />
  9. 9. SELF AWARENESS<br />Definition<br /> The ability to recognize and understand your moods, emotions, and drives, as well as their effect on others<br />Hallmarks<br />Self confidence<br />Realistic self-assessment and candor<br />Self-deprecating sense of humor<br />Thirst for constructive criticism<br />(don’t react negatively to criticism)<br />.......building lives<br />
  10. 10. SELF REGULATION<br />Definition<br />The ability to control or redirect biologically driven disruptive impulses and moods<br />The propensity to suspend judgment (to think before acting)<br />Hallmarks<br />Trustworthiness and integrity<br />Comfort with ambiguity<br />Openness to change<br />Appear reasonable<br />.......building lives<br />
  11. 11. MOTIVATION- the need to achieve<br />Definition<br />A passion to work for reasons that go beyond money or status <br />A propensity to pursue goals with energy and persistence<br />Hallmarks<br />Strong drive to achieve<br />Optimism, even in the face of failure<br />Organizational commitment<br />Always ask “why” (purposeful)<br />.......building lives<br />
  12. 12. EMPATHY- understanding others<br />Definition<br />The ability to understand the emotional makeup of other people<br />Skill in treating people according to their emotional reactions<br />Hallmarks<br />Expertise in handling and retaining<br />talent (mentoring, coaching)<br />Ability to provide effective feedback<br />Cross-cultural sensitivity<br />Ability and patience to listen<br />.......building lives<br />
  13. 13. SOCIAL SKILL<br />Definition<br />Proficiency in managing relationships and building networks<br />An ability to find common ground and build rapport (network in place<br />when action needed)<br />Hallmarks<br />Effectiveness in leading change<br />Persuasiveness (wielding a range of tactics)<br />Expertise in building and leading teams<br />.......building lives<br />
  14. 14. TAKE THE LEAD…creating an environment conducive for emergence of young leaders<br />This initiativeseeks to inform, empower and train youthson how to effectively use leadership skills to establish responsive and sustainable partnership among individuals, groups or organizations within and across borders in solving global issues such as poverty, HIV/AIDS,Climate change, corruption e.t.c .<br />.......building lives<br />
  15. 15. TAKE THE LEAD…contd.<br />Itstresses the need for collaboration and partnership while emphasizing the need for effective and relevant monitoring and evaluation methods in order to achieve success or desired results in youth led development initiatives.<br />.......building lives<br />
  16. 16. Please email <br />info@hacey.org<br />Or call<br /> +2348030696277<br /> +2348056435640<br />For more info<br />.......building lives<br />
  17. 17. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING<br /> www.hacey.org info@hacey.org<br />.......building lives<br />

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