21st Century Leadership : 21st Century Leadership By
Jason Rees Is being a leader about giving a good speech? : Is being a leader about giving a good speech? http://www.overthinkingit.com/2008/12/10/40-inspirational-speeches-in-2-minutes/ What are your initial thoughts from the video? : What are your initial thoughts from the video? Does it make you feel motivated/inspired?
Is that what a leader does?
Is there more to being a leader than giving a good speech? Leadership is no longer: : Leadership is no longer: Equal to management
Transactional Leadership is Evolving : Leadership is Evolving Gone are the styles of days gone by:
The Great Man
The Heroic (John Wayne and General Patton)
The Visionary (JFK and MLK)
The Charismatic Decision Maker Leadership is… : Leadership is… Moving beyond the traditional boundaries
Developed, nurtured, not a trait
Available to everyone
Globalization means cultural diversity
Women in the workplace
No longer 50 other people just like me
Different styles and wider talent pools Definition of Leadership : Definition of Leadership Wikipedia – “process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task”
Webster’s – 1) the office or position of a leader, 2) capacity to lead, 3) the act or an instance of leading My Definition for the 21st Century : My Definition for the 21st Century Leadership is the art of motivating others
towards a vision or common goal. What does it take to be a leader? : What does it take to be a leader? Leadership is two-fold
The base = your core values.
Many of which the psychodynamic approach says is from family (particularly parents). The rest are developed and nurtured over a lifetime by other external factors.
Actions – are dictated by those values and used on a situational basis based upon the followers needs. Core Values : Core Values Are a set of Characteristics that the leader embodies.
Servanthood, Integrity, Vision, Passion, Hope, Consistency, Ethical
Key words - Empowerment, Art, Mentor, Ushers in change, Moral. : Core Values Lead to Actions : Core Values Lead to Actions Mark 10: 43-44 (NIV Version)
“whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave to all.” Entertaining Angels - The Shoes : Entertaining Angels - The Shoes http://www.wingclips.com/cart.php?target=product&product_id=16170&category_id=374 Management vs. Leadership : Management vs. Leadership Leadership is an Art : Leadership is an Art Management is an Act : Management is an Act Challenge Yourselves : Challenge Yourselves Be Leaders (not managers or followers)
Lead with Integrity
“Be the change you want to see in the world” – Gandhi
“Real Leaders are humble servants, not power-hungry tyrants” – Charles Manz Slide 19: Thank You!
Questions? References : References Bennis, Warren (2009). On Becoming a Leader (2nd ed.). New York: Basic Books.
Manz, Charles (1998). The Leadership Wisdom of Jesus. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
Northouse, Peter (2010). Leadership Theory and Practice (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
Wren, J. Thomas (1995). Leader’s Companion. New York: The Free Press.