Presentation on theme: "What’s My Leadership Color? With Rachel Morford SWE-LA Professional section."— Presentation transcript:
What’s My Leadership Color? With Rachel Morford SWE-LA Professional section
Schedule 6:30-6:45Sign in/dinner 6:45-7:00Updates/introductions 7:00-7:15Leadership test 7:15-7:30Explanation of different colors 7:30-8:00Group activity
Updates! SWE National Conference – past weekend Raytheon Corporate Luncheon – this Friday Thanksgiving is coming up – time to relax!
SWE National Conference in Houston 3-day conference (Nov 8-11, 2012) Career fair, workshops, interviews, meeting other collegiate sections, exploring a new city! Next year: Baltimore! #WE13
A B C D
A B C D
Task and result oriented Likes to be on the move but doesn’t like to be late Enjoys individual sports such as tennis, track, piano, dance Likes expensive showy things Honest but competitive Makes good leaders Car of choice: flashy and expensive (sports car) Red Leadership Style
People oriented Expressive & friendly Loves to talk Extravagant, optimistic Enjoys team sports (volleyball, baseball, football, basketball, cheer) The glue that holds the group together Outgoing and fun-loving Car of choice: one that is large enough to hold their friends Yellow Leadership Style
Detail oriented Precise & controlled Likes to do things right the first time Likes to complete jobs Thrifty Like order and almost borderline “neat-freak” Car of choice: hybrid vehicle Green Leadership Style
Creative & freethinking Sincere & loyal Caring & perceptive Understanding & open-minded Enjoys nature & the arts Car of Choice: Jeep (“unusual car”) Blue Leadership Style
Get into your color groups! Discussion questions: 1. How many were red/yellow/blue/green? Why do you think that is? 2. Do you think the test is accurate? 3. Are you surprised by the results? 4. When do you use your leadership skills the most/when are they the most useful?
Leadership Group Activity!
Question 1 How would you respond if someone in your team at work is openly lying about a situation that affects the company on a larger corporate level?
Question 2 How would you address the situation if one of your coworkers consistently comes in late to meetings?
Question 3 How would you address a coworker who is very rude during meetings and shuts down others' ideas?
Question 4 How would you address a situation where one of your team members is not fulfilling his responsibilities either on time or at all?
Question 5 How would you address a situation where one of your team members is not fulfilling his responsibilities either on time or at all?
Question 6 In a group assignment, what is the first thing you would do?
Question 7 What would you do when presented with a situation in which several team members are voicing opposing opinions/ideas that are equally valid?
Question 8 How would you handle a situation when your group member does not respond to any of your messages and isn’t pulling his weight, and the deadline is approaching?
Question 9 How do you work with someone who is strong technically on your team but doesn't have strong language/soft skills?