JLBC: SELF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT


JLBC: SELF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

JLBC CONTENT SHEET

JLBC Cadets Although self-leadership (and self-management) is a contradiction in terms of leadership necessarily involving more than one person; it is a pervasive and helpful metaphor for how individuals can take charge of their lives.

Most of this session will involve what we will call “self-leadership.” The final piece will discuss “self-management,” which includes measures you can take to make self-leadership successful.

JLBC REVIEW FROM PREVIOUS SESSIONS

JLBC SESSION 1:

Leadership is a process that essentially involves three fundamental things: Vision (of the future), inspiration (rather than forcing others to do something), and strategy (the plan of how we are going to make the Vision a reality, which includes a supportive organizational culture).

JLBC SESSION 2:

Essential leadership skills: “Leaders ...”

1 Have integrity and are trustworthy

2 Are knowledgeable, well-informed, decisive, and set the strategy

3 Craft, a shared vision, inspire others, and nurture a supportive organizational culture

4 Enable others, foster collaboration, and encourage adaptability

5 Develop excellent communication and interpersonal skills

6 Promote excellence and individual and team development

7 Build community, make participation enjoyable, and serve the team and the organization

SELF-LEADERSHIP

Self-leadership is crafting your Vision (explained below) and ensuring you are clear on your motivation and strategy for achieving it.

The five questions that can effectively guide the self-leadership process are: What can you do? What is your Vision? What are you doing? What are you doing it for? Who is around you through it all?

We will cover these questions in more detail on the following posts.

QUESTIONS

1 WHAT CAN YOU DO?

2 WHAT IS YOUR

PERSONAL VISION?

3 WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

4 WHAT ARE YOU DOING IT FOR?

5 WHO IS AROUND YOU THROUGH IT ALL?

Leading Change INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP

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