Leadership Essentials for Creative Professionals
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Leadership Essentials for Creative Professionals

Encouragement and advice for aspiring, new and emerging leaders
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Last updated 12/2019
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 10 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • An introduction to the art and skills of leadership
  • How to transition from being a doer to a leader
  • Building and leading effective teams
  • Leading through turbulence and change
  • The leader as coach
  • Creating a collaborative culture
  • Developing and modeling leadership behaviors
  • Includes a bonus e-book "Collaborative Intelligence" written by the instructor as a downloadable resource
Requirements
  • Just a willingness to learn and try new things!
Description

One of the most scary career moments is when you become a leader of other people. In creative organizations, this can be even more challenging due to the fascinating mix of people involved. You probably got the job because you were good at doing things, but now you will be measured on how well the people who report to you perform, and your role goes from one of doing to one of motivating, inspiring and coaching your team members. Nervous? of course you are! I would like to help you settle into your new role and offer encouragement, and some helpful tips that will get you started in the right direction. Trust me, you can do this, and this course will help you!

When I envisioned this course, I was imagining a scenario where I got contacted by someone who said "Rob, I've just been made leader, and I'm terrified! Could I spend an hour or so with you to get your insights on how I can do well?" So I made this course with that person in mind. I'd like to impart in a short amount of time what I feel are the most important ideas that emerging leaders can take with them into the new role and can continue developing as they move forward. By taking this course, you will be able to avoid the classic mistakes that can happen, and get yourself launched in a way that will leave you and your team better off, happier and more effective.

In addition to being a multiple award-winning filmmaker, I am also a business advisor and coach with an MBA and a doctorate in business leadership. I have been teaching leadership and management courses at the college level for years and have written books on both creative and business topics. As someone with a well-developed business and creative crossover skill set, I feel I can offer you some powerful insights into what leadership is like in creative fields. I have learned a lot over the years, and have distilled what I feel are the most powerful lessons I have learned so that you can quickly get up to speed in your leadership role and be more confident and comfortable in your choices. Sound good? Let's get started! 

Who this course is for:
  • New and emerging leaders
  • Aspiring leaders
  • Existing leaders looking for new ideas
Course content
Expand all 31 lectures 01:30:39
+ Introduction
3 lectures 05:41
Introduction
01:02
Thought provokers and activies for you
00:57
+ Getting ready to lead
3 lectures 07:29
Step lightly
03:07
Think inspiration, not perspiration
02:19
Thought provokers and activities for you
02:03
+ Building and leading effective teams
4 lectures 13:08
Building varied, interesting and effective teams
04:14
Team charters and ground rules
01:40
Stages of team development
04:13
Thought provokers and activities for you
03:01
+ Managing through turbulence and change
4 lectures 16:07
Leading in times of change
04:16
Stages of change
05:25
Communicating change
03:06
Thought provokers and activities for you
03:20
+ The leader as coach
4 lectures 12:21
Adopt a coaching mindset
01:28
The coaching conversation
04:33
Coaching for commitment
03:36
Thought provokers and activities for you
02:44
+ Creating a collaborative culture
4 lectures 08:43
Conflict as opportunity
03:40
Building alliances and support
03:05
Thought provokers and activities for you
01:51

Bonus for you! "Collaborative Intelligence" is a book I wrote based on my doctoral research into online social networks as collaborative tools. It's written in a straightforward conversational style and will give you some additional ideas to consider when trying to enhance collaboration on your teams. Enjoy it!

Bonus: Collaborative Intelligence e-book by Robert David Duncan
00:06
+ Developing and modeling leadership behaviors
4 lectures 15:59
Communicate early and often
03:37
Delegation is your best friend
05:35
Self management
03:28
Thought provokers and activities for you
03:19
+ Thank you!
1 lecture 01:34
Thank you and congratulations!
01:34