Leading When You're Not In Charge

Leading When You're Not In Charge

Just because you don't have lead / senior / manager / owner in your title, doesn't mean there isn't plenty of opportunity to lead. No matter where you are in your career, come discover how to communicate more effectively, embrace self-awareness, and influence those leading you. Don't wait for a title to tell you to lead. Take responsibility where you are, and let the titles come to you.

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Scott Lesser

April 26, 2017
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  1. Leading When You're Not In Charge

  2. Scott Lesser Senior Developer @ Life.Church

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  5. My Leadership Journey

  6. My Leadership Journey

  7. Leading So So Strong You Guys

  8. What is Leadership? "Leadership should be the humble, authentic expression

    of your unique personality in pursuit of bettering whatever environment you are in." — Katie Christy, founder, Activate Your Talent
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  11. DO NOT WANT PUBLIC LEADERSHIP

  12. Yahoo! Answers = Leadership Gold

  13. Yahoo! Altaba Answers = Leadership Gold

  14. Yahoo! Altaba Oath Answers = Leadership Gold

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  17. Leading Yourself

  18. Leading Yourself → Show up to work on time →

    Get your work done → Be prepared → Be a self-starter → Don't be complicated
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  21. Leading Up

  22. Leading Up "If you take the approach of wanting to

    add value to those above you, you have the best chance of influencing them." — John Maxwell
  23. Leading Up → Honor matters → Timing matters → Motive

    matters → Initiative matters → Truth matters
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  26. Accepting Feedback

  27. Accepting Feedback A recent study found that 46% of newly

    hired employees will fail within 18 months. Of those that fail, 26% do so because they can’t accept feedback. — Fast Company
  28. Accepting Feedback → Don't justify in the moment → Seek

    clarity → Say thank you → Process offline → Application is key
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  30. Seeking Self-Awareness

  31. Seeking Self-Awareness conscious knowledge of one's own character, feelings, motives,

    and desires. — The World Wide Web
  32. Seeking Self-Awareness → Myers-Briggs → StrengthsFinder → Emotional Intelligence →

    360° Assessments
  33. ESFP + Harmony, Positivity, Includer

  34. Seeking Self-Awareness → Myers-Briggs → StrengthsFinder → Emotional Intelligence →

    360° Assessments
  35. Shout out To My Ewoks

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  38. Communication

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  40. Communication → Know your audience → Do it in person

    → Follow up → Be proactive
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  43. Humility

  44. Humility “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it

    is thinking of yourself less.” — C.S. Lewis
  45. Humility → The secret sauce → Be the leader you

    would follow → Team first / Org First → Leaders Eat Last
  46. In every encounter we either give life or we drain

    it; there is no neutral exchange. — Brennan Manning
  47. Pick One → Leading Yourself → Leading Up → Accepting

    Feedback → Seeking Self-Awareness → Communication → Humility
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  51. Thank You • Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast http://life.church/leadershippodcast • Leaders

    Eat Last http://a.co/6iVqdQF • StrengthsFinder http://a.co/eSNU1By • EQ http://a.co/42O0nYp • Myers Briggs Test http://bitly.com/J4YZCY • 360 Feedback http://www.trypace.com/