Leadership: Leading When You Are Not In Charge

Leadership is critical for managers but anyone can lead at anytime. Become an effective leader and enhance your career!
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  • Lectures 44
  • Length 3 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course Description


Start leading and improving your career prospects today while learning from a TOP UDEMY INSTRUCTOR

"Leadership is a choice, not a position." -Stephen Covey

Leadership is a key skill not only for managers but also those who are formally not in charge. Organizations and communities need people who will lead and influence others even if it is only in certain situations.

Unfortunately, many people "Hold Back" because they lack the skills and training to emerge as leaders or to be a more effective leader. The result is that organizations are not as effective as they could be, teams are not as effective, and individuals negatively impact their career prospects. The world needs great leaders no matter what your title is.


In this course you will learn:

  • How to lead even if you are not formally in charge.
  • Key best practices and principles of leadership.
  • How to rally a team to great visions and goals.
  • How to interact and get the most out of team members even if they are peers.
  • How to get support from others such as management and executive sponsors.
  • Next steps and how to put what you have learned into action.

"Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It's about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers." -Robin S. Sharma

Your instructor will share the best practices learned from over 25 years of leading others and leading other leaders no matter what their formal role.

Get even more:

  • Lifetime access to the course so you get updates and new bonus lessons for FREE.
  • Ask questions and I will answer them for you. Very focused on this to personalize learning. If you have a question l will gladly answer it for you with the goal that it helps with your leadership success.
  • No risk to sign up and impact could be life-changing. Learn from my experience and rapidly move ahead faster with the knowledge I will share with you. Don't delay.

Please click the green TAKE THIS COURSE BUTTON in the upper right corner and let's get started.

Many thanks and I appreciate your interest and hope to see you in the course!

-Steve Ballinger

What are the requirements?

  • Desire to learn about leadership and start, even if slowly, to put what is learned into action.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Apply leadership best practices and principles.
  • Play a leadership role...even if you are not the boss.
  • If you are in charge this course will make you an even better leader.
  • Lead diverse teams to get things done.
  • Lead and engage with your peers.
  • Use skills to influence outcomes and move projects forward.
  • Lead yourself so you can led others.
  • Gain support from others such as your manager or executive sponsors.
  • Gain confidence to take a more active leadership role and be successful.
  • Enhance your career prospects!

Who is the target audience?

  • Great for people with no leadership training who want to start making a difference.
  • Excellent for emerging leaders who want to play a bigger role.
  • Terrific for existing leaders who may or may not be in charge and want to be more effective.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Section 1: Introduction

Course Introduction.


Why it is imprtant to have leaders even if not in charge.


If you do not believe in what you are promoting or the problems you see that need fixing then no one will follow you.


What is the value of what you want to make a differnce on.

Section 2: Leading Best Practices

If you can do this then you are focused on the right things.


Help others to beleive by showing what success looks like.


Bring your ideas to spark movement.


Engage people with their ideas.


The more people can personalize what you are trying to accomplish the more they will buy in.


learn what WIIFM stands for and how it can really electrfy others.


Gain power by giving it away.


Who is ultimately responsible and what does that mean for us leaders.


Key is constructive in order to recognize truths and move forward to big goals.


Leaders are risk takers by nature. Find out why in this lesson.


Leaders need to keep the main thing the main thing and help isure that others stay on track and this best practice focuses on that.

Leading Best Practices
2 questions
Section 3: Leading And Engaging With Others

Sometimes the best teammates are the quietest. Learn how to engage them and others.


You will get more leadership credit the more you give credit to others.


You cannot do it all and the essence of leadership is getting important things done through others. Learn how to be a better delegator this lesson.


Leaders let peole know where they stand and provide regualr feedback.


Not everyone will be fully on board no matter what you do and this lesson will help you to work with difficult team memerbs and maybe even turn them to your side.


Networking isn't just for future job prospects but also for getting things done now and resources for leading. network by giving of yourself and you will get more in return.


The stronger your relationships the more support you can get.


You need your team, even if not the boss, to be there for you so you need to be there for them.

Leading And Engaging Others.
2 questions
Section 4: Leading Yourself

Very powerful to get people to follow.


Leaders are great commuicators in many forms from verbal to written.


If you want to be understood first seek to understand.


You need to be flexible becasue the best way may not always be your way.


Its important to lead and sometimes people may critisize you and that is ok.


Lead by letting others get the spotlight and doing great thinsg together.


Sometimes the best way to lead is to avoid these mistakes.

Leading Yourself
2 questions
Section 5: Power You Can Draw On To Help You

Introduction To The Power Section


What is your specialty or areas of expertise you can draw from.


Very powerful but takes time to achieve.


Do you have control of over good things from money to determining who is assigned what.


Old school but can have an impact in the short run but damaging in the long run.


This is when you are really in charge even if just on a limited in scope project.

Power You Can Draw On
2 questions
Section 6: Getting The Support You Need

Cannot get what you do not ask for...just like Aladdin.


Give support to your leadership thoughts by noting authorities that support your position.


Having someone that can support you that is higher in the organization can be a great benefit.


Now that you have found someone how do you get their support.


Many projects need funding from other sources. If your project needs funding this lesson will help you understand how to engage with funding sources.

Getting The Support You Need
2 questions
Section 7: Wrap Up And Next Steps

As a Leader ultimately you want to help others.


Failure can lead to even better future success if you handle it correctly.


Now that you have completed the leadership course now put what you have learned into action.

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Instructor Biography

Steve Ballinger, MBA, Millionaire Investor & Professional Skills Teaching 36,000+

Dedicated to delivering online skill based development training where people can apply what they learned to immediate use. Steve has 25 years of experience in various leadership and management positions with a focus on training and development as well as direct international sales and operations management.

Founder Skill Build Online

Website dedicated to professional skill development in areas such as business practices and investing by leveraging online learning program development.

Director of Global Training and Program Development

Responsible for all certification training delivered in person and online for IDEAlliance which is an industry association focused on standards and best practices in the field of graphic and digital communications.

Adjunct University Instructor

Teach courses in leadership, management, and sales to University students as a part time instructor.

Public Speaker

Hired to speak at large international industry conferences and events plus lead training seminars at a variety of events.

Other Experience

Provided management consulting in the areas of strategic planning, leadership development, marketing plan development, vertical market analysis, niche market analysis, and sales and other training. Plus wide area management expertise managing regional and international areas where needed to lead and manage other managers.

MBA from the University of ST Thomas Opus College Management and BSB from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. Professional level member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD-Formally ASTD)

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