Definition of Leadership Definition of Leadership leadership = conviction in action Roberts, D. R. (2007). Deeper learning in leadership: Helping college students find the potential within. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
Consciousness of Self Consciousness of Self Self-Conscious MINDFULLNESS - Simultaneously act and observe ones actions in the present - feedback loop One who knows others is wise. One who knows oneself is enlightened. – Lao-Tzu
Questions to Ask How do we know what our values are? What are some ways that we act our values? What are some obstacles to acting in ways that are congruent with our values? How can we overcome these obstacles?
Common Purpose Groups often have a hard time defining it, or individuals have trouble engaging others BIGGER THAN THEMSELVES allowing them to get over minor differences and disagreements to compromise Achieved through decision making and having a VISION
Controversy with Civility Resolving it helps achieve congruence Respect and Safety - Welcomes diverse opinions and points of view Controversy = disagreements with contrasting opinions, sharing views Conflict = negative; win vs lose Leadership Skills - Listening (deciphering), Asking the right questions
Citizenship Active engagement in community Serving is a privilege Servant Leadership – Greenleaf 1970 ChanakyaChanakya wrote, in the 4th century B.C., in his book Arthashastra: Arthashastra the king [leader] shall consider as good, not what pleases himself but what pleases his subjects [followers] the king [leader] is a paid servant and enjoys the resources of the state together with the people.
Journaling as a tool for personal development Concrete Experience Reflective Observation Abstract Conceptualizati on Active Experimentati on
The Leadership Program Successfully Completing LP
Capstone Course – BA321LPaper – 3,750-5,000 word count Contemporary Leadership Issues Topic and books approved by LP staff Offered each Fall semester for juniors and seniors. Leadership Program (LP) Events 4 YR Track– 6 of 8 events Leadership Program (LP) Events 3 YR Track– 5 of 6events Leadership Development Activities (LDAs) Every student completes 4 categories per year, allowed to submit 10 per year Classes Community Service Organizations Lecture Series Book Reviews Conferences/Retreats Other (work study, job)
LP Events Sponsored by LP: 1 each semester/2 per year 1st Year Theme: Individual Fall Overnight Retreat/Spring Self-Leadership Seminar 2nd Year Theme: Organizational Fall Team Simulations/Spring Conflict Mediation Training 3rd Year Theme: Communal Fall Education /Spring Affordability 4th Year Theme: Global Fall Global Leadership Seminars/Spring Global Trip
LDAs LDAs Leadership Development Activities- At least 4 Different Categories /year Book Reviews Classes Community Service Conferences/Retreats Student Organizations Lecture Series (321 L Leadership Series) Other (jobs, internships, etc.) 321L Series 2012 Gary Kelly+Tony Sanchez+Lynn Utter+Ray Wilkins+Trisa Thompson
The Leadership Program Tracking Attendance & Participation
So…Im doing all of these cool things, but how do I keep track of it?
LP Tracker Purpose To certify your completion of the program requirements To be an exercise in reflection To collect for your portfolio those events which had significant impact on your leadership development Criteria Summary and reflection, well thought out and written Relate event to your leadership development and the Social Change Model Use integrity and good judgment YOU define your experience in the program All items in the Other category need prior approval
LP Tracker Step 1: Go to Tracker Site (find from current LP website)
You Can Update Your Contact Information Here!! Step 2: Record a new activity
LP Tracker Step 4: Choose Category, Social Change Code, & Rate Activity Step 5: Write a Thoughtful Reflection Choose 1 of the 7 Cs that most closely aligns with the activity Reflection Elements: What did you learn? How did you develop personally?
LP Tracker Submittal Period: Sept 1, 2012 – May 1, 2013 graduating seniors earlier LDA and LP Event Reflections are reviewed by LP Staff Approved – will show on portfolio and My Tracker page Denied – you will receive an email with feedback on how to improve the reflection. You MUST revise and resubmit the denied reflection for it to count.
Reflection Examples and Criteria Reflections will be Approved based on: Relation to C chosen Depth of thought Description of what you learned Length – at least 6 sentences Suggestions: Submit Reflection within one week of activity Discuss how you employed any of your 5 Strengths Complete as many LDAs as possible per year, this builds your portfolio! Reflections must be APPROVED by LP Staff to count toward completion !
LP Portfolio Document to record your leadership skills and growth Determined by your Leadership Development Activities and LP Events More LDAs you submit, the more information is listed on your portfolio Only approved reflections will show on the portfolio
Attendance and RSVP Excused Absences: Religious observance Illness Death in the family Case by case basis For all LP Events: Email Invitation Respond with Yes or No to Survey Station Must RSVP either way for every event Be mindful of deadline Repetitive cancellations, no-shows and/or unexcused absences will result in dismissal from the program!
Let us know how we can help! Stephanie Hinojosa- Galvan Coordinator Jessica Khalaf Graduate Assistant 1 st Year Champion Jason Sick 2 nd Year Champion CeCe Ridder 3 rd & 4 th Year Champion Rachel Roberson Graduate Assistant 1 st Year Champion