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The No Fads Heart of the Matter Basics Jude Del Preore NACM Past President Court Administrator, Burlington County, NJ

2 LEADERSHIP “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.”

3 OBJECTIVES Understand the Leadership Challenge
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

4 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.

5 LEADER ROLE MODELS Age: 18-30 Over 30 Family Members 40% 46%
Teacher or Coach 26% 14% Community Leader 11% 8% Business Leader 7% 23% Political Leader 4% Professional Athlete 3% 0% Entertainer 2% None/Other/Not Sure

6 The leaders who have the most influence are the leaders who are closest to us.

7 Everything that you will ever do as a leader is based on one major
assumption. What is that assumption?

8 YOU can make a difference.

9 What do you look for and admire in a leader, someone whose direction you would willingly follow?

10 EXERCISE ___ Ambitious ___ Honest ___ Broad-Minded ___ Imaginative
___ Caring ___ Independent ___ Competent ___ Inspiring ___ Cooperative ___ Intelligent ___ Courageous ___ Loyal ___ Dependable ___ Mature ___ Determined ___ Self-Controlled ___ Fair-Minded ___ Straightforward ___ Forward-Looking ___ Supportive

11 TOTAL SAMPLE 26% Ambitious 85% Honest 40% Broad-Minded 18% Imaginative
20% Caring 6% Independent 64% Competent 69% Inspiring 26% Cooperative 42% Intelligent 21% Courageous 18% Loyal 37% Dependable 16% Mature 28% Determined 11% Self-Controlled 35% Fair-Minded 31% Straightforward 70% Forward-Looking 36% Supportive

12 Admired Leaders Credibility
Honest Trustworthiness Forward-Looking Competent Expertise Inspiring Dynamism

13 Credibility and Trust are the foundation of leadership.

14 3 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.

15 EXERCISE How do you cultivate Trust and a Respectful environment?

1. Talk Straight 8. Confront Reality 2. Demonstrate Respect 9. Clarify Expectations 3. Create Transparency 10. Practice Accountability 4. Right Wrongs 11. Listen First 5. Show Loyalty 12. Keep Commitments 6. Deliver Results 13. Extend Trust 7. Get Better

17 If you don’t believe in the
REMEMBER… If you don’t believe in the messenger, you won’t believe the message.

“The ability to translate ideas into reality and sustain them over time.” Warren Bennis Any attempt to influence the behavior of another individual or group.

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

20 of 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 performance of the follower, group or team.

21 the key differences between
EXERCISE What do you think are the key differences between one who leads and one who manages?

22 LEADERSHIP LADDER Non Leadership Transactional Leadership:
Goal and Task Oriented Transformative Leadership: Vision Focused

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

Inspire a Shared Vision Challenge the Process Enable Others to Act Model the Way Encourage the Heart

Focusing on the future sets leaders apart.

26 Michael 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

27 The difference between a Vision and a Hallucination
is the number of people who see it.

28 Challenge is the crucible of greatness.
CHALLENGE THE PROCESS Challenge is the crucible of greatness.

29 “Whatever the case, staring down uncertainty and ultimately overcoming this hurdle was a major theme.” Katherine Winkel, Marketing Communications, Monsanto

30 ENABLE OTHERS TO ACT Leaders Foster Collaboration and Build Trust.

31 LEARN THE POWER OF “WE” People respond more eagerly to the use of “We” v. “I” There is magic in this word! Angie Yim, Hewlett-Packard Create a Climate of Trust Facilitate Relationships

32 MODEL THE WAY 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.

33 Remember: 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 voice Affirm shared values Remember: Values Drive Commitment

34 Put your in your business
ENCOURAGE THE HEART 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.

Set Clear Standards Expect the Best Pay Attention Tell the Story Personalize Recognition Celebrate Together Set the Example

36 FINAL 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

37 REMEMBER… 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 staff

38 You have to say yes to making a difference…to integrity…to
your beliefs…to big dreams…to collaboration…to trust…to difficult challenges…to setting the example…to learning…and to your heart.

39 Are YOU ready to say “YES”

40 RECOMMENDED READING James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, The Leadership Challenge, 4th Edition 2007 Ken Blanchard, Leading at a Higher Level, 2007 Stephen Covey, The 8th Habit, 2004 John C. Maxwell, Leadership Gold, 2008


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