Presentation on theme: "L.E.A.D. Leadership, Education, Accountability and Development Strengths in Leadership Board of Directors Meeting October 21-23, 2012."— Presentation transcript:
L.E.A.D. Leadership, Education, Accountability and Development Strengths in Leadership Board of Directors Meeting October 21-23, 2012
Overview Leadership is defined as –The action of leading a group of people or an organization –The most effective leaders are always investing in strengths –The most effective leaders surround themselves with the right people and then MAXIMIZES teams strengths
Leading Our Team Knowing one another’s unique strengths Holding one another accountable for behaviors and actions Committing to group decisions Speaking with One Voice Cohesive teams build trust, eliminate politics, and increase efficiency by...
Dave –Achiever –Responsibility –Individualization –Strategic –Analytical
Common Achiever: Mary, Kathy, Jeanette, Laurie, Dave Learner: Mary, Britt, Jeanette, Angie Belief: Britt; Laurie, Angie Connectedness: Britt, Marvin, Jeanette, Angie Strategic: Chris, Jeanette, Dave Positivity: Marvin, Kathy Individualization: Mary, Chris, Jeanette, Dave Relator: Chris, Marvin Arranger: Kathy, Angie
Complimentary to our Team Harmony Ideation Significance Discipline Empathy Communicator Developer Input Woo
Lean on me for… Mary: Can unlock disagreements Chris: Sales strategies, customer service solutions, visionary Kathy: Extend networking within organization; talks to all Britt: Disorganization will annoy her, wants things done ahead of schedule; pushes others to achieve tasks Laurie: Recognition of co-workers; Needs to be in the know; leverage her knowledge Dave: Accuracy, all about the metrics Marvin: Helps us understand others feelings and helps with balance
CEO and Board The CEO –Provides Day to Day operation –Participates in discussion –Asks good questions –Listens and makes recommendations –Provides information either on key issues or new issues –Has no vote but can bring harmony
Board and CEO Embrace CEO’s knowledge of organization. Importance of recognizing Mary’s strengths Board should avoid micromanaging and be respectful of staff’s responsibilities Respect CEO rights Communication is critical Should never have surprises
Working Together Group Discussion –How do we communicate? –What drives us? –How do we set direction and make decisions? –How do we overcome obstacles? –How do we build and maintain relationships? –How do we recognize each other and celebrate success?
Additional Thoughts and or Comments Should strengths leadership be part of new board orientation????
Thank You for your Participation and Dedication “ I not only use the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow” ~ Woodrow Wilson