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Leadership Toolkit

Leadership Toolkit



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Published by: manish.nissparta1274 on Oct 12, 2008
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Executive Summary
As one of the five LARGE keys at the 2003 RAISE conference, Leadership has beenhighlighted as a key issue for the voluntary/community sector.This toolkit defines Leadership as ‘the ability to motivate and guide the people connectedto a voluntary/community organisation to meet its goals’.sector and why it matters. It compares the job of leading a VCO to the role of theleader of an expedition, who must think about the terrain, the weather, the skills of theteam, and the best route to the destination.Section One also looks at the functions of a Leader and at the benefits of goodleadership. It looks at the different people who can and do play Leadership roles inVCOs, and the skills and qualities that they need.
Section Two
looks at how Leadership helps a VCO to reach its destination, focusingparticularly on how to use the vision, mission and strategy of the organisation toencourage people to achieve its goals.
Section Three
highlights how Leaders can inspire and motivate people by rallying themround shared beliefs and values and creating a positive culture.In
Section Four
, the Toolkit looks at the leadership of the change process, whetherplanned or driven by crisis and gives some techniques to use to guide people to the rightdestination.In
Section Five
, the Toolkit briefly reviews how the Leadership role is split between theBoard and the Chief Executive and looks at the links between leadership, representationand accountability.
Section Six
suggests some ways in which Leaders can carve out the time to do ‘the bigstuff’, particularly being creative about future directions.In
Section Seven
, some tools and techniques to enhance the all-important communicationskills of Leaders are explored.And finally, in
Section Eight,
the Toolkit looks at learning and how the individual canprofit from their experiences, both the things which are successes, and those thatdidn’t go so well. It highlights the conditions in which learning for everyone can beencouraged.In
Section One
the toolkit defines what Leadership means in the voluntary/community
RAISE enables voluntary and community organisations (VCOs) in the South East Regionof England to influence regional policy, wherever it is made or implemented, for thebenefit of the people they serve.If yours is a VCO in the Region, it can join RAISE for free. It can then:
 join in the election for members of the RAISE Board;
 join in the election for VCO representatives at the South East Regional Assembly.It can also nominate people to a host of other strategic regional bodies.In this way you and your VCO get a grass roots perspective into regional policy.RAISE also organises events, seminars, workshops and conferences. We publish a varietyof papers, guides and other publications that our members say they need. We work tofind funding for all we do so everything is delivered free to VCOs – including travel andchildcare for very small community groups.RAISE strives to ensure that, in the Region, the voice of VCOs is heard and respected.We demand that the sector is always treated with equity. But RAISE can only be as goodEast, get involved. We need you.
 You can contact RAISE in a number of ways, and we will always be glad to hearfrom you.
POST us a letter to:Berkeley HouseCross LanesGUILDFORDSurreyGU1 1UNYou can TELEPHONE us01483 500770FAX us something on01483 574439Send us E-MAILto mail@raise-networks.org.ukor visit the website at www.raise-networks.org.ukas the sector in the South East, and vice versa. So, if you are from a VCO in the South

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