Co-creating the future

Readings and exercises for the Strategic Skills for Emerging Leaders program. This page is for the Co-creating the future session on 10 November 2020. Session outline Facilitated discussion: visualising and refining your own strategy Suggested reading Christine Locher (2020) Reporting requirements: none Peter C Baker (2020) We can't go back to normal Simon Terry (2020) …

Complexity and decision-making

Readings and exercises for the Strategic Skills for Emerging Leaders program. This page is for the Complexity and decision-making session on 27 October 2020. Session outline Facilitated discussion: growth mindset Presentation: co-creating the future Suggested reading for 27 October Jason Clarke (2020) How to see a way forward Learning preferences (from our first session) Unconscious …

Ideas and opportunities

Readings and exercises for the Strategic Skills for Emerging Leaders program. This page is for the Ideas and opportunities session on 13 October 2020. Session outline Facilitated discussion: feedback on the diamond diagram exercise; filtering and evaluating ideas; risk and failure Presentation: complexity and decision-making Evaluating ideas and opportunities Jason Clarke (2016) Hazard ahead (a short …

Leadership journal

Readings and exercises for the Strategic Skills for Emerging Leaders program. This page is for the Leadership journal session on 29 September 2020. Session outline Facilitated discussion: progress on building your professional network; feedback on starting a leadership journal; creating your own strategic plan (vision, strategy, tactics) Presentation: ideas and opportunities Journalling and reflective practice …

Learning as we go

Readings and exercises for Strategic Skills for Emerging Leaders. This is the list for the Learning as we go session on 15 September 2020. Session outline Facilitated discussion: responses to the pre-reading (see list below); and reflections on building your professional network Presentation: leadership journal Pre-reading For everyone: Nina A Bowman (2016): Four ways to improve your …

Lessons from lockdown

Readings and exercises for the Strategic Skills for Emerging Leaders program. This page is for the Lessons from lockdown session on 1 September 2020. Session outline Facilitated discussion: where are we now and where do we want to be; responses to the pre-reading Presentation: building your professional network Pre-reading Venkatesh Rao (2020): Leverage curves vs …

Strategic Skills program launch

Reading and resources for the kick-off session of Strategic Skills for Emerging Leaders held on 18 August 2020. Session outline Facilitated discussion: introductions and getting to know each other; setting expectations - what we want from this program, how it works; understanding our individual and group learning preferences Learning preferences Charles Jennings describes four ways …

Resources for the Strategic Skills program

Readings and exercises for the Strategic Skills for Emerging Leaders program in 2020, grouped by topic: Program launch (kick-off session) 18 August 2020 Lessons from lockdown - 1 September Learning as we go - 15 September Leadership journal - 29 September Ideas and opportunities - 13 October Complexity and decision-making - 27 October Co-creating the …

Are you listening?

When was the last time you really listened to another person with your full attention? No interruptions, no distractions, no rehearsing what you’re going to say next. Every day we tell ourselves stories about what’s happening: we try to explain how things work, and our opinions and choices are shaped by the environment in which …