Presentation on theme: "TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP 101"— Presentation transcript:
1TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP 101 The No FadsHeart of the MatterBasicsJude Del PreoreNACM Past PresidentCourt Administrator, Burlington County, NJ
2LEADERSHIP“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.”
3OBJECTIVES Understand the Leadership Challenge Identify the characteristics and basics of Transformative LeadershipUnderstand the Leadership ChallengeExplore the importance of trust to Transformative LeadershipLearn the basics of Encouraging the Heart
4EXERCISEWHO 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.
5LEADER ROLE MODELS Age: 18-30 Over 30 Family Members 40% 46% Teacher or Coach26%14%Community Leader11%8%Business Leader7%23%Political Leader4%Professional Athlete3%0%Entertainer2%None/Other/Not Sure
6The leaders who have the most influence are the leaders who are closest to us.
7Everything that you will ever do as a leader is based on one major assumption.What is that assumption?
13Credibility and Trustare the foundationof leadership.
143 Big Ideas Trust is an economic driver, not merely a social virtue. Trust is the #1 leadership competency of the new global economy.Trust is a learnable skill, something we can get good at.
15EXERCISEHow do you cultivateTrust and a Respectfulenvironment?
16The 13 BEHAVIORS OF HIGH TRUST LEADERS 1. Talk Straight8. Confront Reality2. Demonstrate Respect9. Clarify Expectations3. Create Transparency10. Practice Accountability4. Right Wrongs11. Listen First5. Show Loyalty12. Keep Commitments6. Deliver Results13. Extend Trust7. Get Better
17If you don’t believe in the REMEMBER…If you don’t believe in themessenger, you won’tbelieve the message.
18BASIC LEADERSHIP DEFINITIONS “The ability to translate ideas into reality and sustain them over time.”Warren BennisAny attempt to influence the behavior of another individual or group.
19TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP’S GOAL 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
20of the follower, group or team. 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 performanceof the follower, group or team.
21the key differences between EXERCISEWhat do you think arethe key differences betweenone who leadsand one who manages?
22LEADERSHIP LADDER Non Leadership Transactional Leadership: Goal and Task OrientedTransformative Leadership:Vision Focused
23TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERS Have followers – Not subordinatesCharismatic, transformative, quiet styleGood with people (people-focused)Give credit to othersTake blame for problemsUnderstand problems and hurdles are naturalRisk-taking – Open to new ideasBreak the rules to get the job doneFollowers work for intrinsic rewardsBe inspired in heart and mind – Show ItCommitment to life-long learning
24TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERS CONSISTENTLY SHARE 5 CHARACTERISTICS: Inspire a Shared VisionChallenge the ProcessEnable Others to ActModel the WayEncourage the Heart
25INSPIRE A SHARED VISION Focusing on thefuture sets leadersapart.
26Michael Hyatt, CEO, Thomas Nelson “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
27The difference between a Vision and a Hallucination is the number of people who see it.
28Challenge is the crucible of greatness. CHALLENGE THE PROCESSChallengeis the crucible ofgreatness.
29“Whatever the case, staring down uncertainty and ultimately overcoming this hurdle was a major theme.”Katherine Winkel, Marketing Communications, Monsanto
30ENABLE OTHERS TO ACTLeadersFosterCollaborationand Build Trust.
31LEARN THE POWER OF “WE”People respond more eagerly to the use of “We” v. “I”There is magic in this word!Angie Yim, Hewlett-PackardCreate a Climate of TrustFacilitate Relationships
32MODEL THE WAYTransformative leaders know that if they want to gain commitment and achieve high standards, they must be models of the behavior they expect of others.
33Remember: Values Drive Commitment To effectively model the behavior they expect of others, leaders must be clear about guiding principles. They must clarify values.Find your voiceAffirm shared valuesRemember: Values Drive Commitment
34Put your in your business ENCOURAGE THE HEARTLeadership is not an affair of the head. Leadership is an affair of the heart.Put your in your businessandYour business is your !Lead at a higher level.
357 ESSENTIALS OF ENCOURAGING THE HEART Set Clear StandardsExpect the BestPay AttentionTell the StoryPersonalize RecognitionCelebrate TogetherSet the Example
36FINAL EXERCISE Write essential assigned to your group How should this practice be conducted in your organization?Give specific examples of how you can demonstrate this essential practice in your court
37REMEMBER…Transformative leadership creates valuable and positive change in followers and organizations.Leaders transform followers byInspiring a Shared VisionBuilding TrustEncouraging the HeartActivating Higher Order Needs4 key characteristics of Transformative LeadersHonestForward-LookingCompetentInspiringTransformative leadership can have significant implications for organizations and staff
38You have to say yes to making a difference…to integrity…to your beliefs…to big dreams…tocollaboration…to trust…todifficult challenges…to settingthe example…to learning…andto your heart.
40RECOMMENDED READINGJames M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, The Leadership Challenge, 4th Edition 2007Ken Blanchard, Leading at a Higher Level, 2007Stephen Covey, The 8th Habit, 2004John C. Maxwell, Leadership Gold, 2008