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  1. Exemplary Leaders Quoted or closely adapted from the John Baldoni, Great Communication Secrets of Great Leaders Photos from Internet sources, including AllPosters.com Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  2. A & E Biography on Martha Stewart Middle of video. • What are five leadership characteristics of Martha Stewart? Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  3. Donald Trump • On your leadership definition, write down a few impressions you have of Trump’s leadership. • View video segment. Sections 4-5. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  4. PresidentHearst Magazines The 360 Life is the difficult act of balancing work with personal life. http://www.hearstcorp.com/biographies/corp_bio_black.html http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4646907859279048979&q=cathie+black&total=226&start=0&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=2 Cathie Black’s Leadership Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  5. Fred Friendly • The historic October 9, 1954, broadcast on CBS of "See It Now" is credited by many as a watershed mark in the country's view of Senator Joseph McCarthy. • Friendly put principle into practice as president of CBS News from 1964-1966, resigning in protest over the network’s decision to an "I Love Lucy" rerun instead of broadcasting live coverage of  Senate hearings on the Vietnam War. • The experience led to his resolve to promote the concept of noncommercial television, and he became the driving force behind the creation of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. • Professor of journalism at Columbia University. • www.cpj.org/awards97/fred.html Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  6. Fred Friendly • “Make the agony of decision-making so intense that you can escape only by thinking.” • Murrow and Friendly teamed to produce a CBS Radio documentary series inspired by their record albums — a weekly show called Hear It Now and hosted by Murrow. The show moved to TV as See It Now on Sunday, November 18, 1951. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  7. Churchill's Communication Skills: • Knew how to describe a scene, present a point of view, and tell a good story.  • Put his audience at the center of the action. • Direct and straight with his people. • Known for meeting and mingling with people. • Used questioning (interrogation). • Kind to his adversaries once he had defeated them. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  8. Thich Nhat Hahn • Keep the faith through activism about social and humanitarian needs. • Communicate clearly. • Keep it simple and practical, focusing on the smallest details. • Tell stories to make leadership authentic and memorable. • Live the vision. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  9. Rudy Giuliani Leading with Hope (Nick) Charlie Rose - An hour with Rudolph Giuliani A conversation with the former mayor of New York City Rudolph Giuliani about his Presidential campaign. Giuliani's Communication Leadership Principles: • Lead from the front. • Be seen as the leader. • Elevate the status of sacrifice. • Show the human side. • Give in to levity. • Live your message. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  10. Vince Lombardi LessonsThe Teacher Coach Taking care of the playbook and always being on time.  He would keep practices short, twice a day, tightly planned, with each playing knowing what they were supposed to be doing every minute. • Teach, teach, teach • Coach your people • Be firm in your convictions • Show some humanity. • Be seen as a leader. • Live your message. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  11. Lombardi • He could be relentless in pushing to try, try, and eventually succeed.  • After his coaching, he would pull someone aside and ask how he had done.  • He put the onus of winning upon himself.  • He took the pressure off his players and put it on his own shoulders. • VinceLombardi tribute • 21 sec - Aug 1, 2007 -   (1 rating) • Winningest head coach in NFL history... Vincent Thomas Lombardi. more at CentralFloridaPackerBackers.com...Vince: "What the hell's goin' on out there Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  12. Katherine Graham Publisher, Washington PostLeadership Legacy • Learn from others. • Make a stand and abide by your principles. • Be honest. • Believe in your coworkers. • Live your message. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  13. Shelly Lazarus:  Brand Name • Shelly Lazarus CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide Advertising Agency tells stories and focuses on the brand name. • People don't like being given messages, but they like to be told stories. • Saying it once is not enough.  "I don't think you can ever communicate too much." • You can never replace face-to-face communication. • Accountability is essential to leadership. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  14. Lazarus Principles: • Understand the power of the media. • Take a stand. • Be visible. • Strive for balance. • Live your message. Charlie Rose - PAPANDREOU / LAZARUS / GRAMMER 57 min - May 23, 2001 -   (2 ratings) , Foreign Minister, Greece (via Washington, DC) /// Shelly Lazarus, Chairman and CEO, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide; 1 American Express TV Watch video here - About 1/4 in from the beginning of the show. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  15. Peter Drucker:  Management Unbound • Management is a liberal art. • Effectiveness is about communicating your point of view more effectively. • Information is data--formal and logical. • Communication is perception--how we interpret data. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  16. Drucker Lessons: • Draw analogies. • Illustrate with historical lessons. • Share the learning. • Admit mistakes. • Live your message. Forbes.com News Brief - Tribute to Peter F. Drucker 6 min - May 25, 2006 -   (5 ratings) Discussion on the father of management consulting. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  17. Colin Powell –The Centered Vision • As secretary of state in the George W. Bush administration, Powell shouldered America's foreign policy in time of war. • Powell strives to take the long view. • Powell's strength radiates from within. • Powell maximizes efficiency and expects discipline. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  18. Powell's Leadership Lessons • Be firm in your conviction. • Demonstrate serenity. • Be decisive. • Be seen as the leader. • Live your message. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  19. Bill Veeck--Master Promoter in Major League Baseball • "I have always tried to entertain.  And I have always found a stuffed shirt the most irresistible of all targets. BillVeeck 9 min - Mar 30, 2007 -   (3 ratings) Interview with Chicago sports legend Bill Veeck, owner of Chicago White Sox....Chicago White Sox Bill Veeck Sports Legends Baseball entertainers Wrigley Field Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  20. Jack Welch Charlie Rose - JACKWELCH / GAIL COLLINS • 58 min - Oct 9, 2003 - Jack Welch, Former Chairman and CEO, General Electric /// Gail Collins, The New York Times / Author, Book: "America's Women: 400 Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  21. Jack Welch--The Strategic Communicator • He has been called the greatest CEO in the US.  He was chairman and CEO of General Electric from 1981 to 2001. • He give power to people. • Welch says a CEO's greatest failing is being the last to know.  A leader who never hears bad news is hopelessly out of touch. • Welch is a corporate statesman who is a true believer in the long-term future of his company. • Welch has a capacity for self-criticism. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  22. Welch's Leadership Lessons • Embrace change. • Focus on developing people. • Communicate relentlessly. • Be decisive. • Be seen as the leader. • Live your message. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  23. Mother Teresa--A Life of Healing • MotherTeresa - Advice from a saint - Poverty of the Heart 2 min - Sep 6, 2006 -   (46 ratings) from "mother Theresa Legacy" a documentary by Ann and Jeannette Petrie • Founder of a religious order and a Nobel laureate.  She demonstrated an ability to bring people to her cause. • Understand the power of words. • Take a stand. • Enlist the support of others. • Use the media. • Live your message. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  24. George C. Marshall --The Great Mobilizer • Chief of Staff to President Roosevelt during WWII. • Communicate your conviction. • Overcome roadblocks. • Be persistent. • Be willing to make sacrifies. • Be sensitive to morale. • Know your limits • Be seen as the leaders. Marshall Plan 60th Anniversary - VOA Story On June 5th, 1947, US Secretary of State George C. Marshall told the graduating class at Harvard University that Europe and the world were in a perilous Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  25. Veeck Leadership Principles • Listen to the fans. • Know the score--the media can make or break the sports business. • Be seen and be accessible. • Give back something. • Have fun. • Live your message. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  26. Jack Welchformer CEO, GE • HSM_ GROUP JackWelch • 1 min - Sep 21, 2006 - HSM_GROUP PRESENTS - Two Days with Jack Welch. www.hsm-us.com/welch...HSM_GROUP Jack Welch Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  27. Jack Welch--The Strategic Communicator • He has been called the greastest CEO in the US.  He was chairman and CEO of General Electric from 1981 to 2001. • He give power to people. • Welch says a CEO's greatest failing is being the last to know.  A leader who never hears bad news is hopelessly out of touch. • Welch is a corporate statesman who is a true believer in the long-term future of his company. • Welch has a capacity for self-criticism. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  28. Welch's Leadership Lessons • Embrace change. • Focus on developing people. • Communicate relentlessly. • Be decisive. • Be seen as the leader. • Live your message. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  29. Harvey Penick • Penick was a golf teacher at the University of Texas.  • He emphasized communication between the player and coach.  • He was humble and he was a teacher.  • He loved what he did. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  30. Harvey Penick Lessons • Teach, teach, teach. • Coach your people. • Uphold honor. • Be courteous. • Show some humility. • Live your message. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  31. Rosabeth Moss Kanter Chair of Harvard Business School. • She's a prolific writer.  • Open communication raises the stakes for leaders:  It discloses their shortcomings along with their successes. • Kanter's message is about empowerment through change and enabling people to think and do for themselves as they turn change into an ally. • "E-communication is the core of e-culture." • Leaders have curiosity, not denial. • Good messages have simplicity, consistent, repetition, and demonstration. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  32. When there are problems. . . "Face the facts, and face the music.  Communicate to all constituencies right away--otherwise any messages sound defensive and reactive.  Identify actions to solve the problem, and announce them, even if they won't start right away.  Then keep communicating, with frequent updates on revelations and progress.“ -Kanter Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  33. Kanter's Lessons: • Advocate for change. • Draw analogies. • Share the learning. • Live your message. Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  34. Oprah Winfrey--Life As A Story Oprah is naturally empathetic and philosophical about her role.  She collaborates and crusades for issues. • Communicate in multiple ways. • Make a stand. • Delegate to complement. • Take a stand. • Live your message Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)

  35. End with Five Minute Write • Who is an exemplary leader we studied that grabbed your attention. Why? How will you seek to be more like that leader? Exemplary Leaders (Aitken)