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<ul><li><p>Unlocking Leadership</p><p>2www.stellarleadership.com</p><p>Position or Choice</p><p>?</p><p>Two Questions </p><p>Nature or Nurture</p></li><li><p>3www.stellarleadership.com</p><p>Leadership is like fruit...</p><p>4www.stellarleadership.com</p><p>Leadership Definition</p><p>A definition of leadership:-</p><p>Leadership is an active, influencing relationship among leaders and followers that get results.</p></li><li><p> The old ways wont work.</p><p>Take care to get what you like,</p><p>or you will be forced to like what you get.Adapted from Pygmalion, George Bernard Shaw</p><p>Active</p><p>Active and Influencing</p><p>Leading talented people in todays world requires particular attention to the soft skills of: Communicating (vision/roles/tasks)</p><p> Persuading (influence/authority)</p><p> Motivating (purpose/autonomy/challenge/recognition)</p><p> Fostering Collaboration (group cohesion/identity)</p><p>The soft skills are the hard skills</p></li><li><p>7www.stellarleadership.com</p><p>Leader-Manager Continuum</p><p>Leader</p><p>Outward Looking</p><p>Manager</p><p>Inward Looking</p><p>CIPD distinguishes the difference in leadership and management as between being more </p><p>emotional (leadership) than rational (management)</p><p>OversightForesight Insight</p><p>Insight as well as Foresight</p></li><li><p>Operational effectiveness means youre running the same race faster. But strategy is choosing to run a different race because its the one youve set yourself up to win.</p><p>Michael Porter</p><p>Strategic Leadership</p><p>Transformational </p><p>Authoritative</p></li><li><p>Inspire and Get Results</p><p>Tough and Determined</p><p>A great leader remains true to their purpose and is prepared to adjust and adapt their position en route?</p><p>Purpose and Positioning</p><p>Leaders build social capital the networks, connectionsand relationships that are needed to know what is going on.</p></li><li><p>13www.stellarleadership.com</p><p>Leadership Equation</p><p>L = EQ + IQ + MQ</p><p>Social IntelligenceThe ability to determine the requirement for leadership in a particular situation and select an appropriate response</p><p>Leadership from WithinINVICTUS</p><p>Out of the night that covers me,Black as the pit from pole to pole,</p><p>I thank whatever gods may be</p><p>For my unconquerable soul.</p><p>In the fell clutch of circumstanceI have not winced nor cried aloud.Under the bludgeonings of chanceMy head is bloody, but unbowed.</p><p>Beyond this place of wrath and tearsLooms but the Horror of the shade,And yet the menace of the years</p><p>Finds and shall find me unafraid.</p><p>It matters not how strait the gate,How charged with punishments the scroll,</p><p>I am the master of my fate:</p><p>I am the captain of my soul.</p></li><li><p>15www.stellarleadership.com</p><p>Relationships</p><p>LeaderFollower Follower</p><p>Follower</p><p>Follower</p><p>16www.stellarleadership.com</p><p>Follow</p><p>er</p><p>Follower</p><p>Follower</p><p>Team and One-to-One</p><p>Leader Member Exchange (LMX )Theory</p><p>Leader</p><p>Team and One-to-Onerelationships</p></li><li><p>Harness All Leadership Talent</p><p>If you were shipwrecked as a group, who would you want to lead...</p><p>If you needed food?</p><p>If you needed shelter?</p><p>If you needed medical advice?</p><p>If you needed navigation?</p><p>Farmer</p><p>Carpenter</p><p>Nurse</p><p>Sailor</p><p>Poet</p><p>Salesman</p><p>Manager</p><p>Student</p><p>18www.stellarleadership.com</p><p>Five Fundamentals</p><p>Personal Qualities</p><p>demonstrating integrity, </p><p>competence, decisiveness and</p><p>behavioural flexibility</p><p>Positioning</p><p>knowing and understanding the </p><p>context of the internal and external </p><p>environment</p><p>Purpose</p><p>articulating clear mission, vision, </p><p>values and strategy</p><p>People</p><p>engaging, motivating, empowering </p><p>and supporting people</p><p>Performance</p><p>planning, making things happen, </p><p>reviewing and getting results.</p></li><li><p>19www.stellarleadership.com</p><p>Leadership for Uncertainty</p><p>1. Have vision, and be visible</p><p>2. Stay close to stakeholders/customers</p><p>3. Stick to core capabilities and purpose</p><p>4. Encourage, liberate and support all those who can lead</p><p>5. Obsess with innovation and new value propositions</p><p>6. Align people around purpose </p><p>7. Value skills and knowledge (more than structure and rules)</p><p>8. Manage your own learning as a leader</p><p>9. Be active and adaptive use all the styles</p><p>10. Communicate incessantly </p><p>20www.stellarleadership.com</p><p>Leadership as a Dance</p><p>Henri Matisse. (1910). Dance (II). , Oil on canvas, Displayed in The Hermitage, St Petersburg</p><p>an energetic dance that binds the leader and followers, in which each side is fully present, active and able to shape the other.</p></li></ul>


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