Leadership Kauai - 2015


Five Components:

1. Model The Way

2. Inspire A Shared Vision

3. Challenge The Process

4. Enable Others To Act

5. Encourage The Heart


Group Values

1. Service

2. Love

3. Integrity

4. Simplicity

5. Respect


Practice These Behaviors In Order To Be A Great Leader


Model The Way Behaviors

1. I set personal example of what I expect of others

2. I spend time and energy making certain that the people I work with adhere to the principles and standards we have agreed on.

3. I follow through on promises and commitments that I make.

4. I ask for feedback on how my actions affect other people's performance.

5. I build consensus around a common set of values for running our organization.

6. I am clear about my philosophy of leadership. 


Inspire A Shared Vision

1. I talk about future trends that will influence how our work gets done.

2. I describe a compelling image of what our future could be like.

3. I appeal to others to share an exciting dream of the future.

4. I show others how their long-term interests can be realized by enlisting in a common vision.

5. I paint the "big picture" of what we aspire to accomplish.

6. I speak with genuine conviction about the higher meaning and purpose of our work.


Challenge The Process

1. I seek out challenging opportunities that test my own skills and abilities.

2. I challenge people to try out new and innovative ways to do their work.

3. I search outside the formal boundaries of my organization for innovative ways to improve what we do.

4. I ask "what can we learn?" when things don't go as expected.

5. I make certain that we set achievable goals, make concrete plans, and establish measurable milestones for the projects and programs that we work on.

6. I experiment and take risks, den when there is a chance of failure. 


Enable Others To Act

1. I develop cooperative relationships among the people I work with.

2. I actively listen to diverse points of view.

3. I treat others with dignity and respect.

4. I support the decisions that people make on their own.

5. I give people a great deal of freedom and choice in deciding how to do their work.

6. I ensure that people grow in their jobs by learning new skills and developing themselves.


Encourage The Heart

1. I praise people for a job well done.

2. I make it a point to let people know about my confidence in their abilities.

3. I make sure that people are creatively rewarded for their contributions to the success of our projects. 

4. I publicly recognize people who exemplify commitment to shared value.

5. I find ways to celebrate accomplishments.

6. I give the members of the team lots of appreciation and support for their contributions.


Ten Tips For Becoming A Better Leader

1. Be self-aware

2. Manage your emotions

3. Seek feedback

4. Take initiative

5. Engage a coach

6. Set goals and make a plan

7. Practice, practice, practice

8. Measure progress

9. Reward yourself

10. Be honest with yourself and humble with others