Leadership, management & entrepreneurship in the 21 Century

Combining leadership, management & entrepreneurship skills, discover the 21 Principles of 21st Century Leadership.
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Published 4/2013 English

Course Description

Welcome to the world's largest, and most comprehensive, 21st Century leadership course.

Certified by the globally recognised British Institute of Leadership & Management, we provide you with a clear, practical and powerful learning journey. Discover why 21st Century leaders need to combine leadership, management & entrepreneurship skills and how you can use our '21 principles' framework to succeed in today's complex, uncertain and rapidly-changing world. Join our program today and accelerate your journey to becoming an authentic, high-performing 21st Century leader.

> 21 clear lectures on the key principles you need to succeed.

> Packed with practical examples, tips, quizzes, self-assessment, links and summaries.

> Powerful, cutting-edge frameworks provide you with superior insight & understanding.

> Concise explanations, we know you're busy so we get straight to the point!

Clear, practical, powerful and concise. Join now and start learning how to lead & succeed!


Course structure

Every video lecture uses the following structure:

1. Introduce the principle and explain why it is important; this helps the student understand the context of their learning.

2. Explain the subject matter using a simple example to give deep understanding of the principle.

3. 3 relevant quotes are discussed allowing a deeper explanation of the subject matter using real life characters to bring variety to the learning experience.

4. We clearly and concisely explain the most important learning points thereby enabling you to quickly understand what you need to know.

5. A real example is presented and discussed to provide more understanding and context.

6. We then explain how to apply the principle in the real world by providing you with many practical frameworks that you can use straight away to start being a better leader.

7. We bring the learning to an end by providing 3 practical tips that can help you use the principle effectively in your local reality and providing a summary for your learning.

The learning diary

We strongly advise that you create a learning diary to make the most out of this course. Why? The best way to improve your learning is to reflect on your learning and how you can use the principles to improve the way you lead. We suggest getting a fresh notebook and using one page per lecture. By doing this you will rapidly accelerate your learning.

Clear, practical, powerful, concise join now and start learning how to lead & succeed!

What are the requirements?

  • No previous leadership knowledge or experience is required.
  • A notebook for taking notes and creating a learning diary is recommended but not required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn how to be a 21st Century leader
  • Create an inspiring vision and powerful sense of purpose
  • Create and lead a high-performing team
  • Build an ethical and effective strategy
  • Use metrics to drive superior performance
  • Create a meaningful and positive work environment
  • Create, protect and project your power base

What is the target audience?

  • Recently promoted managers
  • Those on graduate schemes
  • Those aspiring for promotion
  • Those who want to know what they are talking about when it comes to 21st Century leadership
  • Students who want to prepare themselves for future leadership roles and improve their job prospects
  • Everyone who wants to learn how to build a better reality

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Section 1: Introducing the core principles of 21st Century leadership
14:50

What leaders really do

This lecture clearly explains exactly what leadership is and what leaders do thereby providing an excellent grounding in the core principles of 21st Century leadership. You will learn:

-What leadership is and the 3 things all leaders must do so that you can start leading right away.
-The history of leadership, management and entrepreneurship so that you understand the different skill sets.
-Why we need 21st Century leaders so that you can understand how the world is changing.
-Why leaders need to develop wisdom and how to develop wisdom.

SELF-ASSESSMENT Introduction to leadership

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. Write an example of when you were a leader (remember you don’t have to be the formal leader to be leading the situation, leadership is about taking responsibility, describing what should be and exerting influence to achieve it, not job titles!)

2. Who is the most influential leader in your life? Who do you admire and respect?

3. What is the difference between leadership and management?

11:50

The 21st Century leader

In this lecture you move on to understand what 21st Century leaders must do differently to lead and succeed in the 21st Century. You will learn:

-The crucial differences between leadership and management so that you know how to perform both activities.
-How 21st Century leaders are leadapreneurs who can ensure their teams and organisations can adapt, innovate and optimize to cope with the modern environment.
-Why 21st Century leaders must go beyond knowledge to reach wisdom if they are to succeed.

SELF-ASSESSMENT The 21st Century leader

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. Why do you want to become a 21st Century leader?

2. How effective are you at enabling our team to:

a. Adapt to change?

b. Optimise performance?

c. Innovate new approaches?

3. How wise do you think you are? How wise do you need to be to be an effective leader?

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We provide a summary of the introduction to leadership. Remember that you can download the summaries!
10 questions

Let the quick begin!

Section 2: Purpose: Learn how to create a powerful sense of purpose
12:31

Welcome to the 'Purpose' module.

This module will introduce you to the essence of leadership; taking responsibility, building a vision and generating a powerful sense of purpose in your people.

We start with this module because with responsibility, vision or purpose a leader has nothing to achieve. Responsibility empowers the leader to dream of a better vision for the community they are responsible for. Vision describes what that better future looks like. Purpose is the vibrant creative energy that leaders must learn to generate and focus in their people in order to mobilise them to transform today's reality into tomorrow's vision.

Leaders take responsibility

We always talk about taking responsibility but this lecture explains what responsibility actually means and why it is the first step and the basic platform for all successful leadership. You will learn:

-The difference between an internal and external locus of control
-How responsibility is used to build an effective team
-How 2 companies took very different approaches to responsibility to deal with a crisis

SELF-ASSESSMENT Develop your learning

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader.

Responsibility is about taking control (through the external locus of control) and committing yourself and your team to ensuring certain outcomes. Remember, what you are responsible for is NOT the same as what your goal or vision is e.g. as a football manager you are responsible for creating a successful team you’re your goal could be to win the national championship.

Describe the following:

  1. Describe why you want to/are taking responsibility.
  2. List 3 actions you have taken (i.e. things you have actually done) that clearly demonstrate how you have taken responsibility for ensuring the success of the team.
  3. Describe your current sense of control in the situation you are in, do you need to take more control of the situation or do you need to learn to let go and give more responsibility to others?

Describe your state of mind right now! Draw a picture, write some key phrases, create an equation… do whatever it takes to capture your insights!

13:45

How to create a powerful vision


Describing what the world should be like is the next step for successful leadership. You will learn:

-Why vision is so important for leadership
-The difference between a goal and vision
-How a vision transforms a group of people into a team

We have also included extra learning resources in which you can discover some bold new visions for energy, transportation and capitalism.

SELF-ASSESSMENT Vision

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. Clearly describe your vision in under 3 sentences including the core values that underpin the vision e.g. prosperity, health, happiness etc.

2. Why do you think your vision is inspiring and engaging for you and for other people?

3. List 3 goals that need to be achieved to start making the vision a reality.

14:39

How to create a powerful sense of purpose

Purpose provides your people with energy and motivation to create the goals and vision. However, the challenge is to create an authentic and powerful sense of purpose. This lecture clearly explains how to do this! You will learn:

-Why leaders must create a powerful sense of purpose
-How to create a powerful sense of purpose
-A simple and practical tool for testing whether you have a clear sense of purpose.

SELF-ASSESSMENT Purpose

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. Does everyone in your team feel the same sense of responsibility for the team’s success, understand and believe in the vision and feel a powerful sense of purpose?

2. Describe how the sense of purpose makes you and your team members feel, focus on the emotions.

3. Identify 3 actions you could take right now to improve the sense of purpose in your team e.g. clarify the vision, host a discussion of ‘why we do what we do’ etc.

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We provide a summary of the key learning points from the section on Purpose. Remember that you can download the summaries!
9 questions
Let the quiz begin!
Section 3: Passionate People: How to build passionate and effective teams
15:30

Welcome to Passionate People!

In this section you will discover why it is crucial to have passionate people to ensure success. You will learn about how to attract the right people to your team, organise them effectively and build a high-performing team.

It is important to recognise that 'passion' is not a magical, mysterious substance. As a leader, you create passion in people by instilling in them a powerful sense of purpose as was covered in Module 1. By creating a strong sense of resonsibility and an inspiring vision, you generate passion within people to succeed. The power of the vision generates the passion in your people.

However, passion is not enough. It must be focused and transformed into performance. They key challenge is to find a way to effectively channel the passionate creative energies of your people into achieving useful goals and building the vision. This module explains the first step to transforming passion into performance.

How to get the right people

The first step to building an effective team is getting the right people for that team! In this module you learn:

-Why you need to find the right people
-Discover the C5 model and how to use it to work out who the right people are
-How to ensure you attract, select and retain the right people using the C5 model

SELF-ASSESSMENT Get the right people

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. Use the C5 model to describe what the ideal people are for your team. Remember, it’s not about creating a ‘perfect’ individual (there’s no such thing!). Instead, you are trying to identify the key skills, values etc. that people need to be successful in your team.

2. Are there any people on your team who don’t fit and need to get out? Write 3-5 action points that you can do right now to address the situation. *IMPORTANT* never engage such a situation with aggression. Always focus on performance, do not attack their character e.g. say ‘you did this not that’ (actions taken) DO NOT say ‘you are a bad person’ (attacking character). Have courage and address the situation rather than let it fester.

3. For each of the below, explain how you are providing the best for your team

a. Inspiration-how are you inspiring your team?

b. Compensation- how are you rewarding your team (think beyond money, what about giving them special awards?)

c. Growth- how are you helping your people to grow their confidence and competence?

d. Environment- What needs to change to improve the working environment?

22:01

How to organize your people effectively

Structure determines behavior; the way you organize your people will determine the way they can and will behave. For example, there is no point saying you want your people to think for themselves and yet organize the according to traditional, hierarchical leadership structures. In this module you will learn the different options you have for organizing your people and how to get the most out of your team. You will learn:

-Why the way you organize your people matters
-The important differences between transactional, transformational and complexity structures
-Complexity leadership; the only way to survive and thrive in the 21st Century

SELF-ASSESSMENT Organize your people

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. Which leadership theory is best for you and your team?

2. Describe the current state of your team’s social capital (in simple terms the quantity and quality of working relationships between your people)

3. What can you do to improve your team’s social capital i.e. build better working relationships between people?

18:59

Building effective teams


Putting people into a group does not make them a team. This lecture explains how to build high-performing teams. You will learn

-The difference between a group and team
-The journey every team must go through to become high-performing
-What leaders must do to nurture their team

SELF-ASSESSMENT Building effective teams

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. Do you think you are leading a team or a group?

2. If you are leading a team, which stage do you think your team is in right now? If you are leading a group, do you think you need to change it into a team? Why?

3. What do you think you need to do to get to the next stage?

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We provide a summary of the Passionate People section. Remember that you can download the summaries!
9 questions

Let the quiz begin!

Section 4: Planning: Learn how to build an effective strategy
14:56

Welcome to Planning!

In this module you will build on your previous learning. In section 1 you learned how to build a powerful purpose and in section 2 you learned how to attract, organize and develop your team. In section 3 you now need to focus on engaging with the reality you are faced with- how to transform the current situation into the desired reality? How will you achieve your goals?

To do this you need to create effective plans. However, before rushing in it's important to take a moment to pause and make sure you are engaging with the right problem. That's why we start with 'perceiving the problem. The second step is to create an effective strategy. Finally, we consider the crucial importance of ethics for effective leadership. Ethics is critical to effective planning and leadership because it guides us through uncertain times and situations-by being true to our values we remain true to ourselves amidst the maelstrom of change. However, ethics is much more than just about us and our organisation, ethics matters because only when our creative capability is matched by our ethical capability can we hope to achieve true prosperity.

Perceiving the right problem

Engaging the challenges that our teams and organizations face are crucial for success. However, it is important to make sure that the team is focused on the right problem. It's easy to look busy and 'do' stuff, but is it effective? In this lecture you will learn:

-Why right perception matters for leaders
-How to improve your awareness and identify the right problem
-The secret of epistemic humility and how to use if effectively

SELF-ASSESSMENT Perceiving the right problem

1. Describe in one sentence what you think the real challenge is. Then, try to describe how that challenge is being created to get a better overview of the situation.

2. Talk to your team mates and ask them to define in one sentence what they think the biggest challenge for the team is. Note, don’t try and influence them to your point of view! You can do this by talking to them in person or sending an email. If you can’t get in touch with them then try to imagine what they would say is the biggest challenge.

3. Describe three different solutions you can think of for the challenge your team faces, don’t just focus on your favourite. Give proper time and attention to all three different possibilities!

20:07

How to really create an effective strategy


Strategy is easy to learn but hard to master. This lecture explains the simple steps that leaders need to take to create an effective strategy. You will learn

-What is strategy
-Why strategy matters
-The 6 steps for creating superior strategy

SELF-ASSESSMENT Strategy

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. Create SWOT analysis for your team, remember to keep it simple. Strength and weakness are focused on the present, opportunity and threats are looking to the future.

2. Clearly describe your strategy on one sheet of paper. Ask everyone on your team to do the same BUT they must do on their own. Then get everyone together and compare what everyone wrote.

3. Do you and your team really, truly, honestly believe that your strategy will lead to success? Why?

23:00

How to be an ethical leader


Ethics is crucial for effective leadership and for building successful teams and organizations. Ethics is not a 'nice thing to have' but provides the support and integrity that is crucial to all long-term success. In this lecture you will learn:

-The difference between ethics and morality
-A practical guide to good and evil
-Why 21st Century leaders must be ethical leaders

SELF-ASSESSMENT The ethical leader

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. Do you think ethics is important for leadership? Why?

2. Give an example of you making an ethical decision as a leader. Did it help you reach the golden path?

3. Looking at the practical guide to good and evil, which area do you need to improve in as a leader?

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We provide a summary of the Planning section. Remember that you can download the summaries!
8 questions

Let the quiz begin!

Section 5: Performance: How leaders can continuously improve the performance of their teams
15:00

Welcome to Performance!

By now you are half-way through your leadership learning journey. How to transform passion and plans into real, tangible performance? That's what this module explains. We focus on the crucial areas that 21st Century leaders need to get right in order to create and sustain high-performance. This means you need to enable your teams to execute effectively (module 1), develop and grow the capability of your people so that performance can continue to increase (module 2) and that you are able to measure your results in order to fine-tune success. Overall, without performance everything is just a good idea. 21st Century leaders need to understand how to translate the passion of their people into results if they are to achieve their goals and build their vision.

What really drives effective execution

The ability to effectively carry out the intended plans is one of the greatest challenges in today's complex, uncertain and rapidly-changing world. In this lecture you will learn how to focus your team on effectively executing their plans. You will learn how to:

-Create clarity about what needs to be done
-Ensure your people are willing to do the designated tasks
-Empower your people to actually perform the task

SELF-ASSESSMENT Effective execution

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. How are you ensuring that your team regularly has the clarity it needs to be successful?

2. Go speak to your team members and create the Clear, Willing and Able grid with them. Use the format as given in the example in the lecture.

3. What do you now need to do to improve performance in the team?

19:29

How to build Human capital using emotional intelligence

As you learned in the lecture 'how to organize people effectively', complexity leadership provides a way of coping with the complex, uncertain and rapidly-changing world. Of crucial important is the capability of your people, the more talented your people the better their ability to succeed. In order to maximise the capability of your people you must use your leadership skills to encourage and nurture your people to grow. In this lecture you will discover the vitally important concept of emotional intelligence and how to use it effectively. Developing people is not about 'giving them some training', it's about providing the right mix of leadership styles to create an environment in which people can develop themselves! You will learn:

-Why Human capital is important
-What is emotional intelligence
-How to use your emotional intelligence to select the right leadership styles and create effective learning environments

SELF-ASSESSMENT Using emotional intelligence to increase Human capital

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. Rate yourself low, medium or high in each of the 4 areas of self-discipline, self-awareness, awareness of what other people think & feel and lastly the social relationships between people.

2. Now rate your team members!

3. Which leadership style do you think you are best? Which one do you think you are worst at? What style do you need to use in your current situation ?

13:30

How to build effective metrics


How do leaders know if they are being successful? Metrics are a powerful tool for measuring success and also providing important information on progress towards achieving goals. However, there is a danger of creating too much information. In this lecture we show how leaders can create simple, practical and effective metrics for measuring progress and success. You will learn how to:

-What metrics can be used for
-How to create effective metrics
-How Amazon and others use metrics to power their performance

SELF-ASSESSMENT How to build effective metrics

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. What areas of performance are you measuring, monitoring (regularly measuring and using to make decisions) and incentivising?

2. Describe a time you used data to make a difficult decision.

3. In your team, describe which activities does your team spent the most on in terms of:

a. Time

b. Effort

c. Resources

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We provide a summary of the performance section. Remember that you can download the summaries!
9 questions
Let the quiz begin!
Section 6: Plot: How to create a meaningful and positive culture
24:01

Welcome to the Plot section!

We are now entering the advanced concepts for leadership. Plot is crucial for ensuring clarity, unity and meaning in an organisation. Let us imagine you have done everything right so far and your organisation grows and becomes more successful. However, as a result of the growing complexity people become less clear about what is happening. They are less connected to each other and the organisation and 'silos' start to appear in which teams or whole departments only pursue their own agenda rather than connect and integrate into the whole organisation. Negative feedback dynamics kick in as people are alienated and working in a meaningless environment lacking cohesion and unity. The result is the emergence of a negative culture that cripples an organisation's ability to respond to change and prosper. In summary, one of the biggest questions facing 21st Century leaders is 'how can an organisation cope with its own complexity over time in a rapidly-changing world?'

Plot is what leaders focus on when their organisations are being successful because it enables them to maintain the organiastion as a whole. In step 1 you will learn about the crucial skill of sensemaking, a term coined in 1995 by Karl Weick and identified as the most important skill for future leaders. In step 2 you learn about the role that master stories play in uniting different groups together into a meaningful whole thereby creating an authentic workspace in which people are inspired to engage with their work. Finally, we look at culture which has been consistently identified as the single most important factor in driving long-term success (ahead of strategy, innovation of finance). You will learn what it takes to build a positive culture and drive your team on to long-term success.

Discover sensemaking

Sensemaking has been identified as one of the most important skills for 21st Century leaders. This lecture explains to you what this 21st Century leadership skill is and how to use it to make-sense of highly complex situations. You will learn

-What is sensemaking
-How to perform the sensemaking activity
-How to excel at sensemaking

SELF-ASSESSMENT Discover the crucial skill of sensemaking

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. What is sensemaking and why is it important? (If you’re not sure, watch the video again and/or ask questions using the Udemy interface!)

2. Do you think you are good at sensemaking?

3. How do you help your team engage in sensemaking?

37:02

Why leaders need to create master stories


Master stories enable leaders and their teams to create authentic meaning. By ensuring that a coherent and authentic master story emerges in their team or organization it is possible to create a powerful sense of unity amongst the people. In this lecture you will learn:

-What meaning is and why it matters
-Why teams and organizations need stories
-How to create a powerful & meaningful master story

SELF-ASSESSMENT Why leaders need to create master stories

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. What are the most important stories in your team? E.g. you overcame a huge challenge ,or, you are fighting against a big competitor.

2. What is your team’s master story? (It should explain why are we here? What are we trying to do? What is happening in our team right now? Why do we matter?) Is it authentic, believable and clear?

3. How effectively are you collecting, synthesising and spreading stories in your team and wider community and/or organization?

32:30

Creating a positive culture


Culture has been consistently identified as one of the most important factors that drive long-term success and performance. One of the key tasks of a 21st Century leader is to build a powerful and positive culture. In this lecture we explain clearly and in-depth how to do this. You will learn:

-Why culture matters
-How to create and shape culture
-How to build a positive culture

SELF-ASSESSMENT How to build a positive culture

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. What are the key behaviours that shape your culture?

2. List one example of a positive repetition in your team e.g. you provide fair rewards and bonuses and a negative repetition e.g. the stories you tend to remember of what people did in the organization all tend to have male characters as the ‘leader/hero’.

3. List 3 things you could do right now to improve the culture in your organization?

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We provide a summary of the Plot section. Remember that you can download the summaries!
8 questions

Let the quiz begin!

Section 7: Power: Discover how to create and use power to achieve goals
27:01

Welcome to the section on Power!

This is the final module in your learning journey. It covers one of the most important yet challenging concepts in leadership-power. If you are going to be successful, you need to have power. In step 1 you will learn about the basic principles of power. In step 2, we cover ways in which you can protect and project your power to ensure you and your team achieve their goals. In step 3, we tackle the most advanced concept in this learning journey-straticution. You will discover what this cutting-edge concept is, why it is crucial for modern day success (it powers organisational agility) and how you can straticute.

What is power and how to use it effectively

In this lecture we introduce you to the basic principles of power. You will learn

-Why leaders need power to ensure their organizations can exist, survive & thrive
-How leaders create power
-How to maximize your source of power

SELF-ASSESSMENT What is power and do you use it effectively

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. How much power do you think you have and how do you use your power to improve the performance of your team and/or organization?

2. Which area do you need to focus on to improve your level of power; purpose, passionate people, planning, performance or plot?

3. List the 3 most powerful people you know personally and describe how you think they use their power to be more successful.

22:30

How to protect & project power


Power is always in flux, it is never constant. In order to marshal and grow power leaders must learn how to effectively protect and project their power. In this lecture you will:

-The difference between hard and soft power
-The 6 key power platforms that must be protected
-How to project your power effectively

SELF-ASSESSMENT Protecting and projecting power

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. As a leader to rely more on hard power or soft power? Describe a time you used hard power to achieve a goal and another time when you used soft power to achieve your goal.

2. What are your key power assets? (Remember, there are many more than we listed in the lecture, we kept it concise as we cannot list everything!)

3. How can you avoid abusing your power?

25:59

Straticution


Straticution is a concept created by Adepicos to describe the new capability that 21st Century leaders must master. It is one of the most advanced and cutting-edge concepts in 21st Century leadership. At it's essence, straticution is the ability to 'rapidly formulate coherent strategies and competently execute them in a complex, uncertain and rapidly-changing situation'. The key is to focus on the interconnection between strategy and execution. In this lecture you will learn:

-What is straticution
-Why straticution drives superior performance
-How to stratictute

SELF-ASSESSMENT Straticution

1. Why is straticution important?

2. How good is your team at integrating strategy and execution?

3. Which area do you need to improve to be better at straticution; co-creating strategy, improving social capital, unlocking effective self-organization or driving team/organization learning? How will you improve your chosen area?

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Section 8: Summarizing and concluding the course
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The journey that lies ahead

Leadership is a lifelong journey. It's about having the courage to take responsibility, create a vision (describe what the world should be like) and work tirelessly to work with and influence others to build the vision. By completing our program you have discovered the 21 principles that are the foundations for all successful 21st Century leaders. This final lecture integrates all your learning and describes the journey that lies ahead!

SELF-ASSESSMENT The journey ahead

This section is about self-assessment, there are no right answers. It is designed to develop your learning by challenging you to think about how you can use this principle to become a better 21st Century leader. You should write your answers to the questions in your learning diary as this will help you develop and track your learning!

1. What is the most important thing you have learned on this course?

2. List 3 behaviours that you will start performing to improve your leadership ability

3. How can you continue your journey of becoming a better 21st Century leader?

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Leadapreneur is mobilizing a new, global, generation of authentic, high-performing 21st Century leaders. We believe that the only way to ensure prosperity for our communities, companies, countries and cultures is to build the best possible leaders. Leadership must not be for an elite, leadership is a universal skill that people from all backgrounds need to succeed.

Our mission is to democratize 21st Century leadership to the world by making world-class leadership training available to everyone. Our online courses are packed with clear, practical and powerful learning content that is easy to learn yet has enormous depth and enables deep mastery.

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