Session One

Your Role and as Leader – Who Am I?

Your Role as a Leader

By way of settling the participants into the program, we will have a forum on leadership

  • focusing on leaders they admire and examples of leaders that have not shown desirable leadership behaviour
  • building their personal Leadership Brand

Who Am I? and MBTI®

Participants will use the MBTI® model to understand how:

  • how they are energised, how they take in information, how they make decisions, how they ‘run ‘their lives
  • individual communication style, modifying their personal style to better understand others and how to better connect with others.

Notes, ppt, links homework articles or links to articles

Session One homework

Session Manual

Useful Addition Information

Discover Your ‘Why’ in Difficult Times – Simon Senek 

What has the coronavirus pandemic taught us about ourselves and our relationships? In a deeply personal and wide-ranging conversation, leadership expert Simon Sinek shares his own experience caring for his mental health as the world shut down. He discusses why we need to nurture friendships (in both good times and bad), explains why anyone can be a leader — and reveals the secret to discovering your “why” in life.  [15:24min]

Psychological Safety –Amy Edmonson

Psychological safety is a key factor in healthy teams. Whether at the top of an organisation or somewhere in the middle, a leader’s job is to create a safe space for people to speak up, make mistakes, and bring their full selves to work.  Amy Edmondson, professor of leadership and management at Harvard Business School, introduces three simple things you can do: frame the work as a learning problem, acknowledge your own fallibility, and model curiosity. She will also introduce Psychological Safety and Accountability continuum[11:26min]

The Power of Believing You Can Improve-Carol Dweck 

Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it, or have you just not solved it yet? A great introduction to this influential field. [10:06min]

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