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Don't Fear Leadership

Fd80f9c58b06270d42356dd77a32defa?s=47 Jim Holmes
November 13, 2020

Don't Fear Leadership

Track keynote from 2020's m365Chicago online conference. This talk speaks to learning how to find your leadership style and grow into being a powerful, effective leader.

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Jim Holmes

November 13, 2020
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  1. DON’T BE SCARED OF LEADERSHIP

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  7. Jim Holmes Jim.Holmes @ CentricConsulting.com

  8. Slides: Sessions/Schedule Channel http://speakerdeck/jimholmes

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  13. Free Book! (first 30 takers) leanpub.com/ theleadershipjourney /c/m365

  14. GOALS

  15. LEARN how to understand the business

  16. (And what they expect of You)

  17. LEARN where and how to improve your communication

  18. LEARN How to effectively prioritize

  19. (And say “No”)

  20. LEARN how to grow

  21. Leave with a roadmap of ideas

  22. DO YOU WANT TO LEAD?

  23. WHY I THINK YOU SHOULD LEAD

  24. FILL A NEED

  25. SELF- FULFILLMENT

  26. WE HAVE TOO FEW GOOD LEADERS!

  27. WHAT MAKES A GREAT LEADER?

  28. Mentor Inspires Calm/Rational Delegates Solves Problems Focused Protects team Knows

    the mission Decisive
  29. RESPECT

  30. INTEGRITY

  31. WHAT MAKES A GREAT LEADER? GREAT LEADERS HAVE PROPERTIES YOU

    CAN LEARN AND EMULATE
  32. GETTING READY FOR LEADERSHIP

  33. PREPARING FOR A LEADERSHIP ROLE

  34. Learn the mission!

  35. Demonstrate aptitude, interest, ability

  36. Ask for more responsibility!

  37. DEAL WITH YOUR FEARS

  38. I’ll lose my technical skills!

  39. Yes Maybe Deal with it

  40. Pair with smart team mates

  41. Broaden your skills

  42. I don’t have the tech skills to lead a team!

  43. No Maybe Deal with it

  44. Do you actually need them?

  45. Your TEAM is strong!

  46. IMPROVE YOUR COMMUNICATION

  47. Good communication is about your audience NOT you

  48. Understand the audience

  49. DISC

  50. Decisive Interactive Stability Cautious

  51. None
  52. OMG EVERYONE IS ANGRY AND TENSE AND WANTS ANSWERS RIGHT

    NOW
  53. Wait Ten Minutes

  54. UNDERSTANDING THE BUSINESS

  55. Learn to communicate in the language of your business!

  56. How do you contribute value to your organization?

  57. Who do you help? How do you help them?

  58. Talk to your boss Talk to their boss

  59. GETTING READY FOR LEADERSHIP LOSE YOUR FEARS ASK FOR RESPONSIBILITY

    IMPROVE YOUR COMMUNICATION LEARN THE BUSINESS
  60. BE A GREAT LEADER

  61. DEALING WITH WEAKNESSES

  62. Impostor Syndrome

  63. Journal Keep track of wins & fails

  64. Transparency

  65. Accountability Partner

  66. LEVERAGING STRENGTHS

  67. Do more of it

  68. Mentor / Pass it on

  69. A DAY IN THE LIFE

  70. Manage Expectations (Up and down!)

  71. Flip negatives to positives Think of value

  72. IT’S A GOOD IDEA BUT WON’T WORK ” “ NOT

  73. WE SEEM TO AGREE THIS IS A GOOD IDEA. WHAT

    WOULD IT TAKE TO MAKE IT HAPPEN? ” “ INSTEAD
  74. Small things build to larger things

  75. — Adm. William H. McRaven, US Navy SEAL IF YOU

    MAKE YOUR BED EVERY DAY IT WILL GIVE YOU A SMALL SENSE OF PRIDE AND ENCOURAGE YOU TO DO ANOTHER TASK ” “
  76. Managing your team

  77. BE A GREAT LEADER MITIGATE YOUR WEAKNESSES LEVERAGE STRENGTHS TAKE

    CARE OF YOUR TEAM
  78. TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF

  79. Get a mentor NOW

  80. Become a time management super hero

  81. “NO”

  82. Work / life balance is NOT a myth

  83. TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF GET A MENTOR LEARN “NO”

  84. FINISHING UP

  85. WE NEED GOOD LEADERS!

  86. YOU CAN LEARN TO BE ONE!

  87. DEAL WITH YOUR FEARS

  88. LEARN THE BUSINESS

  89. TAKE CARE OF YOUR TEAM

  90. TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF

  91. Free Book! (first 30 takers) leanpub.com/ theleadershipjourney /c/m365

  92. THANK YOU