Training for Leadership by UBhn5C2n

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									Training for Leadership
  Squadron Leader (Dr) Ben Johnston
              RNZAF
Scope
   Define leadership
   Leadership qualities
   How do you train for leadership?
   Leadership concepts and models
   Experiential exercise
What is Leadership?
   ‘The process of social influence in which one
    person can enlist the aid and support of others
    in the accomplishment of a common task.’

   Leadership is about setting, and not just
    reacting to, agendas. Identifying problems and
    initiating change that makes for substantial
    improvement, rather than managing change.
Leadership Qualities
Honesty               Commitment
       Compassion
  Passion          Determination
        Wisdom Sensitivity
     Confidence           Humility
         Integrity       Courage
 Sincerity          Positivity
How to train for leadership
   Talk about it
   Read about it
   Observe other leaders
   Formal instruction
   Simulation
   Real life experience
   Mentorship
Ghandi
JFK
Hitler
Michael Jackson
Sir Keith Park
Leaders Discussion:
   Were all of these people leaders? Who?
   Which were good leaders?
   Were any ‘born leaders’?
   Which were charismatic?
   Which had formal authority over others?
   Were all subject-matter experts in their
    field?
Leadership styles
   Directive vs Supportive
   ‘Mission command’
   Transactional vs
    Transformational/Inspirational
Situational Leadership Model
   Hershey and
    Blanchard
     Functional Leadership Model
   John Adair
Summary of key elements for success

   Vision
   Passion
   Action
   Communication
   Team
Conclusion
   Doctors require leadership skills
   Leadership can be learnt
   Most of your learning will be self-directed
   Use the framework and resources provided
    to guide your development
   Have a go!
   Go to the people
    Learn from them
    Love them
    Start with what they know
    Build on what they have
    But of the best leaders
    When their task is accomplished
    Their work is done
    The people will remark:
    "We have done it ourselves.“
- 2000 Year Old Chinese Poem
 Ben.johnston@nzdf.mil.nz

								
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