Leadership: How to Influence, Inspire and Impact as a Leader
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Leadership: How to Influence, Inspire and Impact as a Leader

Leading Others Using Effective Leadership Methods That'll Get You Results! Influence, Inspire & Impact as a Leader
4.4 (3,012 ratings)
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9,853 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2018
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 9 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to become an authentic, impactful leader that inspires progression change and growth
  • The difference between a manager and a leader and how to be more effective as a leader
  • Understand different leadership styles and determine which style you are as a leader
  • How to motivate your team to achieve goals, improve their skills and be more cohesive
  • How to achieve results within your organization by being a strong leader
  • How you can build trust with your team
  • How to use creativity as a leader
  • How to create a shared vision amongst your corporation and team
  • How to empower people and influence behavior
Requirements
  • No prior knowledge is required
Description

Leadership is about making others better through empowering them to be and do their best. Every business needs strong leaders to guide, inspire and impact those around them, to work together and achieve a common goal. 

If you are ready to develop your leadership skills, to be someone that motivates others to be the best versions of themselves and surpass goals, then this is the course for you! Leadership: How to Influence, Inspire and Impact as a Leader, guides you from having a manager mentality to developing an attitude of leadership. You will be introduced to the various styles of leadership, learn about the effectiveness of each, and determine which style of leader you are. You will learn how to work with different levels of performers and how to inspire them to reach further success, how to effectively communicate and influence others to work towards your vision, and you'll learn how to do it in a way that's both informative and engaging!

Lorraine Wiseman has taught leadership to companies around the world for more than 25 years, teaching both hands on and at colleges and universities. This course brings Lorraine's 25+ years of experience and industry know-how, to you! Her unique teaching style comes from her experience in presidential roles in 7 companies, in 6 countries around the world.

What Will I Learn?

  • The qualities of a great leader
  • The difference between being a manager and a leader
  • Traits VS behaviors
  • Leadership styles: the impact they can have on an organization and potential results
  • The significance of followership and how being a follower can make you a stronger leader
  • Working with different levels of performers and how to influence them to achieve results
  • Assembling the right team
  • How to build a cohesive team
  • Being an authentic leader
  • Servant leadership
  • Building trust through coaching and communication
  • How to overcome blocks in creativity
  • Choosing the right channel of communication in various circumstances
  • Creating a shared vision and empowering your team

This course is also full of examples and activities that allow you to practice what you are learning. Work with Lorraine throughout 7 exercises to develop your skills and competencies to become a strong leader!

Learning from Leadership: How to Influence, Inspire and Impact as a Leader will benefit you professionally as you gain skills and acquire tools that will enable you to support your team! 

Leadership can be challenging and complex. To navigate this maze you need to have a strong understanding of who you are, know what motivates your followers, communicate effectively and more! 

By the end of this course you will be able to confidently and effectively influence and support those around you, empower your team to reach goals and more!

We look forward to seeing you in the course!

Who this course is for:
  • Managers, company owners or people aspire to influence and inspire others
  • Anyone looking to reach a leadership role within a company or organization
Course content
Expand all 57 lectures 01:31:06
+ Welcome
2 lectures 03:36

Welcome to this course on Leadership!

In this lesson, your instructor Lorraine Wiseman will share her experience as a global leader and leadership expert. Lorraine will share the tools you will learn in this course. 

Preview 01:46

In this lesson you will learn exactly what a leader is!

Preview 01:50
+ Introduction To Leadership
3 lectures 04:46

In this lesson you will learn what the traits of a leader are.

Preview 02:00

In this lesson you will learn the difference between counting vs creating value; circles of influence vs circles of power and leading people vs managing work.

Preview 02:27

What are the core differences between a leader and a manager?  Match the characteristics with the role using the excel sheet that can be found in the resources folder.

Exercise
00:19
+ Leadership
12 lectures 20:21

In this lesson you will learn about the technical, human and conceptual characteristics and traits of a leader.

Preview 01:47

In this lesson you will learn about leadership styles and how different leadership styles impact the organization and potential results of a company.

Leadership Styles
02:29

In this lesson we will define the elements of telling, selling, participating and delegating based on the need to be supportive or directive with a specific task. We will also look at understanding unique situations and readiness.

Situational Leadership
02:36

The leaders job is to increase personal payoff's to subordinates for goal attainment; in this lesson you will gain an understanding for how a leader behaves in these situations.

Path-Goal Theory Of Leadership
01:32

In this lesson you will learn about the participative leadership approach; you will gain an understanding for the level of participation and influence, individuals have over the direction and outcome of decisions.

Contingency Model
01:34

In this lesson you will learn about the servant style of leadership and the benefits of this style of leadership, to the organization and the shareholder.

Servant Leadership
02:28

In this lesson you will learn about an approach to leadership that is based on the task at hand versus a leadership style that will fundamentally change, not only what is done but how and why through transactional and transformative leadership.

Transactional VS Transformative Leadership
01:47

The impact of a positive approach to leading versus a negative approach. In this lesson you will learn about the carrot or the stick, understanding the impact on employees and strategy and more!

Positive VS Negative Leadership
01:16

In this lesson you will gain an understanding about autocratic leadership versus democratic leadership; when the leader leads through telling people what to do versus asking for input and gaining consensus.

Autocratic VS Democratic Leadership
01:55

In this lesson you will learn about consultative leadership and asking for input from employees versus participative leadership where there is a direct participation of the employees in the decision making.

Consultative VS Participative Leadership
01:15

Task focused leaders will focus only on the project or expected outcomes and deliverables versus an employee focus where the leader will develop the employees motivate through the task while delivering results. In this lesson you will learn about the difference between each style of leadership!

Employee Focused VS Task Focused Leadership
01:21

It's time to practice what you've learned! Match the description to the leadership style in the attachment. 

Exercise
00:21
+ Followership
6 lectures 14:42

In this lesson we explore the importance of followership and what effective followership is. 

Preview 01:41

In this lesson we look at critical vs uncritical thinking and passive vs active participation.

Styles
01:32

In this lesson we look at personal power (knowledge, expertise, effort, persuasion, speak truth) and positional power (location, information and relationships).

Personal VS Positional Power
04:07

In this lesson you will learn about building a strong and meaningful relationship with your leader to develop yourself as a leader.

Managing Up: 4 Strategies
03:05

In this lesson you will learn about the leadership process - being authentic, building trust, clarifying the core issues and leadership situation. We will also look at creating good ideas and communicating your vision.

Be a Leader
03:42

Given the different types of followers, what was the leadership situation that might have created this type of follower? Which type of follower has impact and what might a leader do to create this type of follower?

Exercise
00:35
+ Team Leadership
11 lectures 18:06

In this lesson we will define the different characteristics of a team versus a group.

Team VS Group
01:13

In this lesson you will learn about functional team, cross-functional team and self-directed teams along with the applicable type of leadership that may be required by each type of team.

Different Types Of Teams
02:31

In this lesson you will learn about the different characteristics of a high performing team!

High Performing Teams
01:52

In this lesson you will learn about how to assemble the right team. We will look at the right size of team, members, member checklist, potential team leaders and the right level of interdependence.

Assembling The Right Team
02:24

In this lesson you will learn about task roles versus leadership roles.

Establishing Team Leadership
00:55

In this lesson we will define how the team will work together, how decisions will be made and define the roles on the team.

Build The Team Foundation
02:06

In this lesson you will learn about team development, building trust, getting commitment, peer accountability and how to manage conflict.

Building The Teams Cohesiveness
01:05

Let's look at the role of the leader as the team evolves through the stages of development; form, storm, norm, perform!

Stages Of Team Development
03:09

In this lesson you will learn about building trust, getting commitment, peer accountability, giving feedback and managing conflict.

Element Within The Development Of The Team
01:03

In this lesson you will learn about measuring results and creating SMART goals.

Achieving Results
01:29

When was a time when you were on a high performing team?  Answer the five questions in the attached document.

Exercise
00:19
+ Be An Authentic Leader
3 lectures 03:41

In this less we will look at the various reasons someone should be lead by you! We look at your personality, your values, your attitudes, your cognitive thinking style and your strengths!

Why Should Anyone Be Lead By You?
01:28

In this lesson you will learn about the benefits and importance of becoming self aware and how it can positively benefit you and your team!

Becoming Self Aware
01:49

Complete the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator online to understand yourself more; consider your MBTI and how it can be used to influence your leadership style!

Exercise
00:24
+ Building Trust With Stakeholders
5 lectures 07:01

In this lesson you will learn about the elements of trust; how is trust earned? What are the characteristics of a leader on which trust can be built? Let's explore!

Trust As A Foundation For Leadership
02:47

Let's look at personal values; what is important to you and how do these values translate into actions? 

Watch the video: Speed of Trust By Stephen Covey: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igyxxYShXYo&t=106s

Building Trust Through Integrity And Values
01:22

In this lesson you will learn the role of competent performance, consistency and predictability, openess and accuracy, sharing and delegating control and concern for others.

Building Trust Through Leadership Actions
01:17

In this lesson you will learn about mindful listening, gaining understanding, paraphrasing and logical consequences.

Building Trust Through Coaching And Communication
01:01

Find a partner or friend and spend 5 minutes listening to what is important. Make a list of the open-ended questions to ask and paraphrase the responses you received.

Watch the video: The Indian Talking Stick By Stephen Covey:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUxi-Zc45tA

Exercise
00:34
+ The Creative Leader
4 lectures 04:43

Create something, anything...be creative and have fun!

Exercise
01:37

In this lesson you will gain an understanding around the perceived limitation of creativity and the importance of creativity in leadership!

Blocks To Creativity
02:00

In this lesson you will learn the four elements of creating a vision.

Creating Your Vision
00:52

Create your vision!

Exercise
00:14
+ Leadership Communication
6 lectures 08:20

In this lesson you will learn about the charismatic orator, speaking authentically and how to effectively use various communication tactics.

The Leadership Communication Model
01:25
The Communication Process
02:58

In this lesson you will learn about various channels for communication, including; formal reports, electronics, memos, telephone and face to face.

Choosing The Channel For Communication
01:24

In this lesson you will learn about managing by walking around and walking your talk as a leader!

Informal Communication
01:03

In this lesson you will learn about staying calm, being visible, telling the truth and communicate a vision.

Communicating In A Crisis Situation
01:16

Write your leadership story!

Exercise
00:14
+ Influencing Others
4 lectures 04:29

In this lesson you will learn about motivation vs inspiration; understanding stakeholder intrinsic and individual needs and communicating the vision in terms of these needs.

Creating A Shared Vision
01:31

In this lesson you'll learn about sharing power with others; sharing information, giving responsibility and authority, providing context, consulting and use the input from the group!

Empowering Others
01:06

In this lesson you will learn about rational persuasion, shared values and more!

Influencing Behavior
01:26

Go back to your written vision and think about how you can share it with a friend; how will you influence others to share in your vision?

Exercise
00:26