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Friday, April 26, 2013

“Finding Your True North” - Bill George


Leadership Summit 2008
August 7, 8 – Leawood, KS







The wrong reasons to choose a leader include – Charisma, style, image

“Leadership is not money, fame and power – it is responsibility” = Peter Drucker


The Job of the Leader:

1.  Align the people – align them around the mission and value of the
organization.
2.    Empower – help people unleash their potential
3.    Serve – Serve your people
4.    Collaborate – bring the organization together to do work – use their best talents to solve problems.

How do you develop leaders?
1.     Understand the purpose of your leadership
2.     Gain self-awareness (get out and do it – get feedback)
3.     Have values
4.     Follow your motivational strengths
5.     Build support system around you
6.     Lead on integrated life – be the same person in all environments

Plan to leave a legacy – What did you do to make a difference in the world during your life?

Leaders who fail don’t fail to lead others – they fail to lead themselves – they don’t know themselves – they are not well grounded

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