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TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP 101 The No Fads Heart of the Matter Basics Jude Del Preore NACM Past President Court Administrator, Burlington County, NJ
LEADERSHIP being “When leadership is defined not as a position you hold but as a way of being, you discover that you can lead from wherever you are.”
OBJECTIVES Identify the characteristics and basics of Transformative Leadership Understand the Leadership Challenge Explore the importance of trust to Transformative Leadership Learn the basics of Encouraging the Heart
EXERCISE WHO INSPIRES YOU? Think about a person (alive or deceased) that you consider a leader. Describe the traits that you believe the leader has, and why you would be willing to follow this person’s leadership.
LEADER ROLE MODELS Age: 18-30Over 30 Family Members40%46% Teacher or Coach26%14% Community Leader11%8% Business Leader7%23% Political Leader4% Professional Athlete3%0% Entertainer2%0% None/Other/Not Sure7%4%
the most influence are closest The leaders who have the most influence are the leaders who are closest to us.
Everything Everything that you will a leader ever do as a leader is major based on one major assumption assumption.
YOU YOU can make a difference.
you leader direction willingly What do you look for and admire in a leader, someone whose direction you would willingly follow?
1.Trust is an economic driver, not merely a social virtue. 2.Trust is the #1 leadership competency of the new global economy. 3.Trust is a learnable skill, something we can get good at. 3 Big Ideas
EXERCISE you How do you cultivate Trust and a Respectful environment ?
The 13 BEHAVIORS OF HIGH TRUST LEADERS 1. Talk Straight8. Confront Reality 2. Demonstrate Respect9. Clarify Expectations 3. Create Transparency10. Practice Accountability 4. Right Wrongs11. Listen First 5. Show Loyalty12. Keep Commitments 6. Deliver Results13. Extend Trust 7. Get Better
REMEMBER… don’t believe in If you don’t believe in the won’t messenger, you won’t believe believe the message.
“The ability to translate ideas into reality and sustain them over time.” BASIC LEADERSHIP DEFINITIONS Any attempt to influence the behavior of another individual or group. Warren Bennis
TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP’S GOAL transform Transformative leadership’s goal is to “transform” people and organizations in a literal sense – to change them in mind and heart; enlarge vision, insight, and understanding; clarify purposes; make behavior congruent with beliefs, principles, or values; and bring about changes that are permanent, self-perpetuating, and momentum building.” Steven Covey, Author of 7 Habits of Highly Successful People
valuable and positive encouraging and harmonious enhances the motivation, morale and performance TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP is a leadership style that creates valuable and positive change in followers. A transformative leader focuses on transforming others to help each other, to look out for each other, to be encouraging and harmonious and to look out for the organization as a whole. In this leadership, the leader enhances the motivation, morale and performance of the follower, group or team.
What do you think are the key differences between who leads one who leads who manages and one who manages? EXERCISE
Non Leadership Transactional Leadership: Goal and Task Oriented Transformative Leadership: Vision Focused LEADERSHIP LADDER
Have followers – Not subordinates Charismatic, transformative, quiet style Good with people (people-focused) Give credit to others Take blame for problems Understand problems and hurdles are natural Risk-taking – Open to new ideas Break the rules to get the job done Followers work for intrinsic rewards Be inspired in heart and mind – Show It Commitment to life-long learning TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERS
Inspire a Shared Vision Challenge the Process Enable Others to Act Model the Way Encourage the Heart TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERS CONSISTENTLY SHARE 5 CHARACTERISTICS:
INSPIRE A SHARED VISION the Focusing on the future future sets leaders apart apart.
the lifeblood moving forwardprovides meaning real life “Vision is the lifeblood of any organization. It is what keeps it moving forward. It provides meaning to the day-to-day challenges and setbacks that make up the rumble and tumble of real life.” Michael Hyatt, CEO, Thomas Nelson
Vision The difference between a Vision Hallucination and a Hallucination is the number of people who see it.
Challenge is the crucible of greatness. CHALLENGE THE PROCESS
uncertaintyultimately overcoming “Whatever the case, staring down uncertainty and ultimately overcoming this hurdle was a major theme.” Katherine Winkel, Marketing Communications, Monsanto
ENABLE OTHERS TO ACT Leaders Foster Foster Collaboration and Build Trust.
WeI People respond more eagerly to the use of “We” v. “I” There is magic in this word! LEARN THE POWER OF “WE” Angie Yim, Hewlett-Packard Trust Create a Climate of Trust Relationships Facilitate Relationships
commitment high standards models of the behavior Transformative leaders know that if they want to gain commitment and achieve high standards, they must be models of the behavior they expect of others. MODEL THE WAY
clearguiding principles To effectively model the behavior they expect of others, leaders must be clear about guiding principles. They must clarify values. Find your voice Affirm shared values Remember: Values Drive Commitment
Leadership is not an affair of the head. Leadership is an affair of the heart. Put your in your business and Your business is your ! Lead at a higher level. ENCOURAGE THE HEART
7 ESSENTIALS OF ENCOURAGING THE HEART Set Clear Standards Expect the Best Pay Attention Tell the Story Personalize Recognition Celebrate Together Set the Example
1)Write essential assigned to your group 2)How should this practice be conducted in your organization? 3)Give specific examples of how you can demonstrate this essential practice in your court FINAL EXERCISE
Transformative leadership creates valuable and positive change in followers and organizations. Leaders transform followers by Inspiring a Shared Vision Building Trust Encouraging the Heart Activating Higher Order Needs 4 key characteristics of Transformative Leaders Honest Forward-Looking Competent Inspiring Transformative leadership can have significant implications for organizations and staffREMEMBER…
yes You have to say yes to making differenceintegrity a difference…to integrity…to beliefsdreams your beliefs…to big dreams…to collaborationtrust collaboration…to trust…to challenges difficult challenges…to setting examplelearning the example…to learning…and heart to your heart.
YOU Are YOU ready to say “ YES ”
RECOMMENDED READING James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, The Leadership Challenge, 4 th Edition 2007 Ken Blanchard, Leading at a Higher Level, 2007 Stephen Covey, The 8 th Habit, 2004 John C. Maxwell, Leadership Gold, 2008