Presentation on theme: "Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind 1. Personal Leadership Identify the core values that guide you. Visualize what you want to achieve in life. Determine."— Presentation transcript:
Core Values and Leadership Values are based on deep beliefs, often learned early and reinforced at turning points in your life. As a leader, your personal values: – Anchor your leadership – Influence how you lead – Build trust from colleagues and staff You need to know your values. What will you stand up for, even in difficult situations?
Individual Activity: What are your Core Values ? Authenticity Community Faith Fame Family Friendship Happiness Influence Integrity Joy Justice Love Peace Power Recognition Status Success Truth Wealth Wisdom Others…?
Discussion: Values-based Leadership (1) Did their values show in their work? Reflect on a good leader or manager that you know and respect.
Discussion Activity 8 Who has been (knowingly or unknowingly) an important influence in your life? Positive or negative? If positive, what qualities do you most admire about him/her?
Discussion: Values-based Leadership (2) Think of a time when you had a different viewpoint from others. What was important to you in the situation? What values did you hold that made it so important to you? What did the other people value? Did these values affect your actions?
Core Values in Action (1) Core values are the foundation for leadership. Successful leaders: – Know and understand the values and beliefs that sustain them. – Act in ways that reflect their values. To lead, you must take a critical look at the values that influence your actions.
Leadership Video What strikes you about this video? What topics that we have discussed are evident in this video? How does this relate to the idea of leadership at all levels?
Personal Reflection 13 Please answer some questions on page 42 of the Covey Workbook.
What is a Personal Vision? A vision is an image of hope, of something you truly wish to create.
Activity: what do you want for your own life? Reflect on what you would most like your life to be in the future. – Activities, health – Family, friends, relationships – Work, career – Contribution to community, world Share your vision for yourself with a partner. – “I am….” – “I have….” 15
What is a Personal Mission? Take time to draft a personal mission statement. 1.Read the 3 examples on pages 50-51. 2.Work on a draft of your personal mission statement. 17
Personal Development Plan Part 1 Consider core values Reflect on vision Draft a mission statement
Key Points Core values anchor your leadership. Acting on your values will help you build trust and credibility with staff and colleagues. Vision creates a picture of a desired future. A personal mission statement describes how you might move toward the future you desire.