Presentation on theme: "Leadership 8 “…ates” of Leadership Leading the way for PTA!"— Presentation transcript:
Leadership 8 “…ates” of Leadership Leading the way for PTA!
Management vs. Leadership b Management builds structure b Leadership builds people
How does your PTA grow? b Advocate b Communicate b Collaborate b Coordinate b Delegate b Facilitate b Mediate b Negotiate
b Aggravate b Agitate b Complicate b Dictate b Discriminate b Frustrate b Intimidate b Procrastinate The quickest way to undo your PTA...
The 8“…ATEs” of positive leadership b Advocate Stand up for yourself, your mission, and those who are following youStand up for yourself, your mission, and those who are following you
The “…ATEs” b Communicate Methods of communicationMethods of communication What is effective communicationWhat is effective communication Communication is an educational toolCommunication is an educational tool
The “…ATEs” b Collaborate Partners - network that shares the missionPartners - network that shares the mission Benefits - grow as you goBenefits - grow as you go Players – the more the merrierPlayers – the more the merrier
The “…ATEs” b Coordinate Set the stage for ideasSet the stage for ideas Set the atmosphere for growthSet the atmosphere for growth Set the priorities for progressSet the priorities for progress
The “…ATEs” b Delegate Delegating vs. Dictating Delegating vs. Dictating Loners aren’t leadersLoners aren’t leaders Leaders are not indispensableLeaders are not indispensable Powerful leaders give power awayPowerful leaders give power away
The “…ATEs” b Facilitate EaseEase ComfortComfort CohesivenessCohesiveness Respect for allRespect for all
The “…ATEs” b Mediate Manage conflictManage conflict Embrace differences of opinionEmbrace differences of opinion Celebrate new ideasCelebrate new ideas
The “…ATEs” b Negotiate Issue specificIssue specific Solution focusedSolution focused Compromise is positiveCompromise is positive Win/WinWin/Win
Two Bonus ‘ates’... After you Advocate, Communicate, Collaborate, Coordinate, Delegate, Facilitate, Mediate, Negotiate…. Then you can...
Evaluate b Assessment and evaluation will strengthen the group and the process Build on successBuild on success Learn from challengesLearn from challenges Identify and mentor your successorIdentify and mentor your successor b Set goals and plans for the future
Celebrate!!! b Respect b Common ground b Comfort b Cohesiveness b Success Elements that make for a great party!
Thank you Ü For all you do Ü For all we do together Ü For the benefits to children Ü For the benefits to community Ü For helping to shape a better future We’re all healthier for our efforts and for helping each other. Thank you for being a leader!