Presentation on theme: "L EADING BY P ERSONAL E XAMPLE : D EFINING Y OUR C ORE V ALUES / C REATING Y OUR L EADERSHIP S TATEMENT CSUN EY Professional Leadership Seminar—Fall 2008."— Presentation transcript:
L EADING BY P ERSONAL E XAMPLE : D EFINING Y OUR C ORE V ALUES / C REATING Y OUR L EADERSHIP S TATEMENT CSUN EY Professional Leadership Seminar—Fall 2008 Barbara L. Lazarony
E SSENCE : “The most significant element, quality, or aspect of a thing or person.” --Miriam-Webster Dictionary Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus:
T HREE P ARTS OF THE M IND, O NE S TEP F URTHER Skills & Talents Cognitive or “Thinking” Core Values or Needs Affective or “Feeling” Instinct & Drive Conative or “Doing” Essence “Be” Are you a Human Thinking? (Skills & Talents) Are you a Human Feeling? (Core Values) Are you a Human Doing? (Instinct & Drive) Are you a Human Being? (Essence)
G ROUP E XERCISE USING + ADJECTIVES OR WORD PHRASES What shows up when I do? Or What qualities enter the room when I do? Is there anything else? And… Thank you (Look directly into their eyes!) --From Rosie Kuhn & Todd Zimmerman, ITP Coaching Program
B ARBARA ’ S E SSENCE C OLLAGE This exercise points us towards our essence…but it is not our essence. Barbara is… (I am…) Warmth Compassion Energy Cheerfulness Playful Brilliant
W HAT WOULD LIFE “ BE ” LIKE IF Y OU LIVED FROM YOUR “ ESSENCE ” AS A LEADER ? “Please…tell me who you are and what you want. And if you think those are simple questions, keep in mind that most people live their entire lives without arriving at an answer.” -- Gary Zukav
I DENTIFY YOUR TOP “5” CORE VALUES, IN ONLY FIVE MINUTES … Acceptance Achievement Admiration Adventure Attention Balance Comfort Community Competition Confidence Connected Contribution Control Creativity Education Empathy Empowerment Excellence Fairness Family Flexibility Freedom Friendship Fun Genuineness Harmony Happiness Health or Fitness Honesty Independence Integrity Intimacy Job/ Career Leisure Love Loyalty Make a difference Money Nature Needed Passion Peace Personal Growth Praise Prove a point Recognition Respect Risk Safety Security Service Solitude Spirituality Status Structure Success Time Trust Truth Understood Unique Valued Wisdom
L EADERSHIP " YOU ” V ISION B OARDS W HO STEERS Y OUR “ LEADERSHIP ”? Using: Poster Board: 22"X 28" (minimum size) Rubber Cement & Photographs, Words, Symbols, Quotes, Magazines cutouts, etc. Create: A Vision Board that describes who you want to become as a leader Incorporating all of whom you’d like to become, including your thinking, feeling, doing and being self. There may be many people who inspire you and that is excellent, but the question remains… Who do you want to become?
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -- Margaret Mead Thank you!