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Life and Leadership after Iowa State: 

Life and Leadership after Iowa State Robert A. Lane September 17-20, 2006 'What’s Next……?!'

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Why is he here? 'What’s Next……?!' Why am I here?

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'What’s Next……?! ........after Iowa State………………' Life, Career, Leadership (Focus on Corporations)

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Bob Lane ISU, B. S. Chem. E, ’68 32 years in petroleum industry Shell: 30 Years; Vice President andamp; General Manager Shell Western Eandamp;P Inc. (Upstream Oil andamp; Gas) Assignments in Corporate Planning, London, andamp; International Exploration andamp; Production Sonat Exploration: Chief Operating Officer Retired (Houston, Texas) 'What’s Next……?!' ……..Who Am I ?!?................

What should I expect?!?.........: 

What should I expect?!?......... Interview process Graduation Entry level position or advanced degree Career (Family ?!) 'Retirement'...(or…not) 'What’s Next……?!'

Interviewing: 

Interviewing What are you looking for?............ ??? Successful, ethical, growing company (shrinking companies?) Concept of core process versus supporting processes Concept of mission, vision, values 'What’s Next……?!'

Petroleum Industry Processes: 

Begin: Geologist’s idea........ End: ....... cash register. Petroleum Industry Processes 'What’s Next……?!' Core Process.........

Petroleum Industry Processes: 

Refine Develop Market Transport Produce Supporting Processes Accounting, Purchasing Human Resources Legal, Tax Information Technology Health, Safety and Environment Petroleum Industry Processes 'What’s Next……?!' Find Core Process A more complete picture.........

Mission, Vision & Values: 

Mission, Vision andamp; Values ISU Strategic Plan 2005-2010 Mission: Create, share, and apply knowledge to make Iowa and the world a better place Vision: ISU will be the best at advancing the land grant ideals and putting science and technology to work Values Land grant ideals Diversity of ideas, peoples’ cultures Intellectual freedom Leadership Excellence in all we do 'What’s Next……?!'

Interviewing: 

What are companies looking for?..... PREPARATION! (deportment) Grades, activities, etc. Communication skills 'What’s Next……?!' Interviewing In short, companies want somebody to help them win!

Interviewing: 

'Okay….. I went to school, got good grades, graduated, got a job…….and make all this money.... What now?' 'What’s Next……?!' Interviewing

Covey “Inside-Out” Model: 

Covey 'Inside-Out' Model 'What’s Next……?!' Public Victory Private Victory Think of your career like this......... After Covey: '7 Habits...'

Dependence Stage: 

'Hit by a bus' – no corporate impact 'ΣKAΣMOΣ KAI AKOUΣE' – 'Shut Up andamp; Listen!!' but, ask a lot of questions! 'Responsibility' vs. 'Authority' Relationships!!!!! Do more than you are assigned - exceed expectations! 'What’s Next……?!' Dependence Stage Think about the impact on the company if you were no longer there.......We used to ask: 'What if he, or she, got ‘Hit by a Bus!’ '

Independence Stage: 

'Hit by a bus' – local company impact. Recognized authority ('thought leader') Reputation of successful recommendations, decisions Operation without much supervision Bigger projects 'What’s Next……?!' Independence Stage

Interdependence Stage: 

'Hit by the bus' – material company event! Admired by supervisors, peers, subordinates External public recognition Mentor to those newly arrived Decisions based on company interest 'What’s Next……?!' Interdependence Stage

Technical vs. Managerial Leadership: 

Technical vs. Managerial Leadership Dual Ladders Senior Technical 'What’s Next……?!' Managerial Early Technical

Personal Leadership Development: 

Build relationships; Trust Practice time management Continue to learn your specialty Improve communications skills Lead Information Technology Learn Accounting Balance work andamp; personal life 'What’s Next……?!' Personal Leadership Development

Personal Development Model : 

Capabilities Leadership Goal Steps Current Needed After McKinsey Corporation Strategy Model 'What’s Next……?!' Personal Development Model Current Current Needed Needed

Leadership Opportunities : 

Circle of Influence 'What’s Next……?!' Leadership Opportunities

Leadership : 

SWOT Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats How will you differentiate yourself? 'What’s Next……?!' Leadership Mental Models

References : 

Stephen Covey: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Principle Centered Leadership Jim Collins: Built to Last, Good to Great McKinsey andamp; Company: 'Staircases for Growth' Michael Treacy: The Discipline of Market Leaders Michael Hammer andamp; James Champy: Re-Engineering the Corporation Jack Welch: Control Your Destiny or Somebody Else Will 'What’s Next……?!' References