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Identifying and Developing Leaders

Identifying & Developing Leaders

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Thoughts on leadership
“Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.”
Harold Geneen,Founder, MCI Communications

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Thoughts on leadership
“Outstanding leaders appeal to the hearts of their followers not their minds.” Author Unknown

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Thoughts on leadership “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles.” Indira Gandhi Identifying & Developing Leaders 4 . but today it means getting along with people.

Thoughts on leadership "The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision.“ Theodore Hesburgh Identifying & Developing Leaders 5 .

Why are we here? •Meaning of leadership •New generation of leaders •Developing leaders Identifying & Developing Leaders 6 .

What is leadership? “Leaders are individuals who establish direction for a working group of individuals. This activity is something individual members could not do on their own. Learning to Lead Identifying & Developing Leaders 7 . and then motivate the members to achieve the directions’ outcomes.” Adapted from J.A. who gain commitment from these group members to this direction. Conger.

What is leadership? “Leadership is mobilizing the actions and efforts of others to achieve common goals.” Identifying & Developing Leaders 8 .

Do we need leaders? Identifying & Developing Leaders 9 .

Successful leaders are able to… • • • • • • • Communicate Motivate Build Teams Solve Problems Resolve Conflicts Manage Change Promote Creativity Identifying & Developing Leaders 10 .

Practices of successful leaders 1.Inspire a shared vision 3.Model the way 5.Enable others to act 4.Challenge the process 2.Encourage the heart Identifying & Developing Leaders 11 .

Challenge the process • Meet and overcome barriers • Never fear failure Identifying & Developing Leaders 12 .

Inspire a shared vision •Vision •Team goals •Enthusiasm Identifying & Developing Leaders 13 .

Enable others to act •Shared decisions •Meaning •Coach and support •Trust and confidence Identifying & Developing Leaders 14 .

Model the way •Set an example •Deeds match words •Little things = success Identifying & Developing Leaders 15 .

Encourage the heart • Keep going when times are tough • Simple actions / dramatic gestures • Reinforce to motivate Identifying & Developing Leaders 16 .

Challenge the process 2. Inspire a shared vision 3.Practices of successful leaders Do you demonstrate these qualities? 1. Enable others to act 4. Model the way 5. Encourage the heart Identifying & Developing Leaders 17 .

Who are our leaders? •Formal •Informal Identifying & Developing Leaders 18 .

!! Misdirect the spotlight Identifying & Developing Leaders 19 .Why do we need to develop new leaders? …@#..

Why do we need to develop new leaders? Shine on the same Lions Identifying & Developing Leaders 20 .

Why do we need to develop new leaders? Out of touch Identifying & Developing Leaders 21 .

Why do we need to develop new leaders? Fresh ideas Enthusiasm Identifying & Developing Leaders 22 .

Identify a new generation of leaders Reflect membership Identifying & Developing Leaders 23 .

How do we do it? Identifying & Developing Leaders 24 .

Practice effective leadership ourselves • Challenge the process • Inspire a shared vision • Enable others to act • Model the way • Encourage the heart Identifying & Developing Leaders 25 .

Share the concept of leadership with other Lions • Challenge the process • Inspire a shared vision • Enable others to act • Model the way • Encourage the heart Identifying & Developing Leaders 26 .

Identify potential •Look for Lions who already demonstrate some leadership skills •Look for Lions who express an interest in being more active in service Identifying & Developing Leaders 27 .

Encourage •Encourage them to participate in the Lions Mentoring Program •Encourage them to seek office •Encourage them to explore LCI leadership training: •Leadership Institutes •E-learning Identifying & Developing Leaders 28 .

Support •Meaningful projects •Mentoring and guidance •Recognition •Personal satisfaction Identifying & Developing Leaders 29 .

Our task •Agree on Need •Develop New Leaders •Reward and Spotlight Identifying & Developing Leaders 30 .

” Robert Townsend Identifying & Developing Leaders 31 .Thoughts on leadership “True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers not the enrichment of the leaders.

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