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The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell By: Oren Harari. Brett Bryant. History of Colin Powell. Born April 5, 1937 in Harlem, New York Married in 1962 and has 3 children 1962 – military advisor in Vietnam 1971 – MBA from George Washington University

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history of colin powell
History of Colin Powell
  • Born April 5, 1937 in Harlem, New York
  • Married in 1962 and has 3 children
  • 1962 – military advisor in Vietnam
  • 1971 – MBA from George Washington University
  • 1987 – National Security Advisor under Reagan
  • 1989 – Appointed as chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H. W. Bush
history cont d
History cont’d
  • Retired from military in 1993
  • 1993-2000 – Chairman of America’s Promise foundation
  • 2001 – sworn in unanimously by the U.S. Senate to be Secretary of State under President George W. Bush
leadership
Leadership
  • “Leadership is the art of accomplishing more than the science of management says is possible.”
  • Major Points of Powell Leadership
    • Promote a Clash of Ideas
    • People Over Plans
    • The Powell Way
promote a clash of ideas
Promote A Clash of Ideas
  • “The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them.”
  • Foster a noisy system
  • Use every means to encourage communication, and never let rank or hierarchy get in the way.
  • Use technology to improve communication.
  • Treat turf wars as the enemy of communication.
  • Maintain a real, no b.s. open-door policy.
people over plans
People Over Plans
  • “Plans don’t accomplish work. Goal charts on walls don’t accomplish work…It is people who get things done.”
  • Count on people more than plans or structures.
  • Assume that people are competent, and that every job counts, until proven otherwise.
  • Spend at least 50% of your time on people.
people over plans cont d
People over plans cont’d
  • View people as partners, regardless of their place in the hierarchy.
  • Become a servant leader. Work for your people.
the powell way
The Powell Way
  • “The leader sets an example. Whether in the Army or in civilian life, the other people in the organization take their cue from the leader – not from what the leader says, but what the leader does.”
  • Answers the question of “How do you get people to accept you as leader?”
  • Don’t be overreliant upon organizational charts or unduly impressed job titles.
powell way cont d
Powell Way cont’d
  • Curiosity is key.
  • Walk the talk.
  • Always work on building your “trust factor.”
    • Trait approach
    • Competence, character, courage, loyalty, confidence, selflessness, sacrifice, and empathy.
theory based beliefs
Theory Based Beliefs
  • Contingent thinker
  • Leader-Member Exchange Theory
    • In-group: reward the best employees and make hero’s out of them
    • Out-group: punish those who instigate negativity and subvert the ideal structure
  • Transformational Leadership
    • Vision, charisma, hero-making, empowerment, intellectual stimulation, integrity