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November 14, 2011 Please Sign In. Leadership at its Best!. Announcements. Monthly Reports for Nov and Dec Thanksgiving break (No practicing on Campus Recreation (CR) facilities) Officer Meeting – Wrapping Up the Fall November 29, 2011 @ 5:00pm. LEARNING OBJECTIVES.

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  • Monthly Reports for Nov and Dec
  • Thanksgiving break (No practicing on Campus Recreation (CR) facilities)
  • Officer Meeting – Wrapping Up the Fall
    • November 29, 2011 @ 5:00pm
learning objectives
  • At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
    • Define leadership in their own terms.
    • Identify their personality color via the True Colors Assessment
    • Identify at least three strengths and weaknesses as outlined in the True Colors Assessment
    • Describe the importance of a well-planned, smooth officer transition
    • List at least three needed steps to take when transferring leadership.
what is leadership
What is Leadership?
  • What does leadership mean to you?
  • Process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task
  • Ability to lead: the ability to guide, direct, or influence people
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What is Leadership?
  • Notable Leaders:
    • Ghandi
    • Winston Churchhill
    • Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Nelson Mandela
    • Roger Goodell
    • Michael Jordan
    • Mark Cuban
    • Jerry Reinsdorf
    • Phil Jackson
  • Leaders in Movies
what color is your leadership
  • Created by Lowry in 1978
  • Four colors represent key personality types
    • Blue – Compassionate
    • Orange – Spontaneous
    • Gold – Responsible
    • Green – Conceptual
  • Each color has particular strengths and each analyzes, conceptualizes, understands, interacts, and learns differently
  • These differences, if not acknowledged and understood, can become barriers to interpersonal communication.
true colors assessment
True Colors Assessment
  • Answer each of the 40 questions truthfully.
  • Scale:
    • 0 – Never
    • 1 – Seldom
    • 2 - Sometimes
    • 3 – Often
    • 4 – Most of the time
    • 5 – Always
  • Add up the total in each section and place the section total on the line provided.
  • Your color is the item with the highest score.
  • It is possible to have 2 or 3 “colors”
leadership personalities
Leadership Personalities
  • Values (What’s important to you)
  • Joys (What makes you happy)
  • Strengths (What you are best at)
  • Needs (What you need in everyday life)
  • Stresses/Frustrations (What upsets you)
leadership personalities examples
Leadership Personalities Examples
  • Example: Orange personalities value fun and adventure. They are best at taking action and having a lot of energy. Common frustrations orange personalities have is waiting, unnecessary routine, and lack of money.
  • Example: Blue personalities value friendship and harmony of the group. They enjoy developing relationships and usually have a passion for music. Blue personalities tend to be very creative as well as great communicators. Blue personalities tend to get frustrated when there is disharmony or uncaring in the group.
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Leadership Personalities Examples
  • Example: Gold personalities are perfectionists that are honest and prefer loyalty above all else. They are responsible, organized, and committed to the group. They need a stable environment and need to remain organized to function.
  • Example: Green personalities value intelligence. The enjoy high achievement, recognition of ideas, and performing. Their strengths are problem-solving and confidence. Green personalities need “just the facts” and accuracy.
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Leadership Personalities
  • Why is it important to understand your color (personality)?
  • Why is it important to understand others’ colors (personality)?
  • How does that information help when leading your club?
i know what color i am now what
I know what color I am… Now what?
  • How does your leadership traits affect other club members?
    • How you view yourself?
    • How others view you? (That are the same color)
    • How others view you? (That are another of the 3 colors)
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I know what color I am… Now what?
  • What is the dynamic of the group if it composed of different color (s) (Orange, Blue, Green, Gold) individuals?
  • What are some possible challenges?
  • What are some possible successes?
  • What steps do you take as a leader to create cohesion?
after the workshop
After the workshop…
  • Read through the rest of the handout.
  • Gives insight to the following:
    • Dominant leadership traits for each color
    • How different colors may see themselves
    • How others may see the different colors
    • Keys to Success
    • How each color esteems themselves
    • And more!
true colors activity
True Colors Activity
  • What stood out as you were going through this activity?
  • How can you use this to guide your interactions/relationships with members of your club?
  • What did you learn about yourself?
what does your club need in a leader
What does your club need in a leader?
  • Differs by Club
  • Defined by Club Constitution usually
    • Delegation?
    • Support?
    • “Lead By Example”?
    • Welfare of Group above individuals?
    • Good judgment?
    • Communication?
    • Giving others in the group a voice?
  • Why any of these?
transferring leadership
Transferring Leadership
  • One of the most important steps in being a club leader
  • Being able to hand the reigns over to new officers
  • Club constitution should aid in this process
  • Process should be gradual
    • i.e. Officer Elections in January, New officers shadow current officers from January to May. New officers begin their position in May.
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Transferring Leadership
  • What do you think is important to teach/instruct/inform new officers BEFORE they take over?
  • Issues
  • Concerns
  • Duties and Responsibilities (To club, CR, and SA)
  • Required functions (Paying bills, dues to Governing Bodies, etc…)
  • What else?
transferring leadership2
Transferring Leadership
  • The successful transition from outgoing to new leadership is vital to the continuing successful operation of the club. The following steps must be taken by the outgoing and incoming officers to insure a successful transition:
    • Turnover of all club records.
    • Inventory of all club equipment.
    • Review all forms including last year’s budget allocations and end of year report.
    • Inform new officers:
      • Expectations from the club, CR, and Northern Illinois University
      • Policies and Procedures for the club and CR (Sport Club Manual?)
      • New paperwork that needs to be submitted to SA and Campus Recreation (Officer Changes, CR Paperwork)
first follower leadership lesson from dancing guy
First Follower: Leadership Lesson from Dancing Guy

Leadership: Best defined as always being the leader of the group?

  • Questions?
  • Evaluations