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Presentation - UW Health, Ambulatory Education, Educational Opportunities, Grand Rounds, Nursing Grand Round Presentation Video Archive 2012, Leading and Managing in a Clinical Practice Discipline 2012, 10/31/2012 - Personal Leadership: Lessons Learned, Resources


Karen H. Morin, RN, DSN, ANEF, FAAN
President, STTI, 2009-2011
Professor, Director of PhD Program
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


 Differentiate between personal and general
leadership
 Definition
 Principles of personal leadership
 Your natural role
 Discuss reasons to create personal leadership
 Discuss lessons learned


The leadership
journey is
first and
foremost an
intensely
personal one.

 “Leadership is the ability to articulate a vision,
to embrace the values of that vision, and
nurture a positive environment where
everyone can reach the organization’s goals
and their own personal needs”Source: Thomas, G. L. (2001). Where
have all the leaders gone? weLead Online Magazine
 “The process by which ordinary people bring
forth the best in themselves and in others ”
Kouzes & Posner (2007)
 Comes from authority of the field [A.B. McBride]

 Style of leadership
 Identifies need for change
 Crafts a vision
 Carries out the vision with commitment
 Inspire others to achieve
 “Connects with the very soul of the
organization and honors its humanity”
(Marshall, 2011, p. 3)

 “means moving a profession, an
institution, or some aspect of health care
down a new path with different
expectations, structures, and ways of
conceptualizing how the mission can be
achieved in light of changing conditions”
(McBride, 2011, p. 179)


 Desire of an individual to take charge of his or
her life
 Not a position or title
 Outlook on life and ones role in the world
 Commitment to balance, a sense of purpose
and values
Source: Thomas, G. (2002). Just what is personal leadership. weLEAD Online Magazine

 Right visionary goals
 Continue education
 Maintain your health
 Driven to achieve
 Tap your resources
 Deal with
disappointments
 Balance life
 Simple diversions
 Meaningful
relationships
 Know self
 Passionately positive
 Embrace spirituality
http://www.leadingtoday.org/thomas.html

 Ambassador
 Advocate
 People mover

 Truth seeker
 Creative builder
 Experienced guide
Gulford, R. M., & Maruca, R. F. (2006). Your leadership legacy. Boston, MA: HBS Press

“You are free to choose,
but the choices you
make today will
determine what you will
have, be and do in the
tomorrow of your life”
Zig Ziglar

Professional need
Organizational need
Societal need
Global health need


 WHO Millennium Goals
 Goal 3: Promote gender equality
and empower women
 Goal 4: Reduce child mortality
 Goal 5: Improve maternal health
 Goal 7: Ensure environmental
sustainability

 Promote gender equality
and empower women;
1990 and 2006
 Non-agricultural
employment
▪ North Africa: 21%; 21%
▪ Developed Countries: 43%;
46%
 In politics [1990 and 2008]
▪ North Africa: 2.6%; 8.3%
▪ Developed regions: 16.3 %;
22.6%

89 countries surpass the US

 Reduce child mortality
 Under five mortality /1,000 [1990,2007]
▪ Sub-Saharan Africa: 183; 145
▪ Developing regions: 103; 74
▪ Developed regions: 11; 6
 Immunizations[ 2000, 2006]
▪ Sub-Saharan Africa: 55%; 73 %
▪ Developing regions: 70%;80%
▪ Developed regions: 91%; 93%

http://www.childinfo.org/undernutrition.html

 Improve maternal health
 Maternal deaths / 100, 000 [~ 1990, 2008]
▪ South Asia: 590; 280
▪ Sub-Saharan Africa: 870; 640
▪ Developing regions: 16; 14
Target: reduce MMR by ¾
by 2015

http://www.countdown2015mnch.org/documents/2010report/CountdownReportAndProfiles.pdf

 Ensure environmental sustainability
 Greenhouse emissions of CO2 [Billions of metric
tons]
▪ Developing countries [1990 -6.8; 2006 -13.8]
▪ Developed regions [1990 -11.2; 2006-12.2]
 Sanitation [2008]
▪ Southeast Asia
▪ Rural – 705 million
▪ Urban – 74 million

http://7pointplan.org/preventing-treating-childhood-diarrhoea.html

 You make a difference
 Credibility
 Values count
 Futuring
 Remember others

Trust is paramount
Remember to
question
Be the example
Continue to learn
Passion counts
Adapted from: Kouzes, J. M., & Posner, B. J. (2010). The truth about leadership. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass


 Whatever you need, you already have
 Leader role models are local
 YOU are the most important leader
 “by believing in yourself and in your capacity
to lead, you open yourself up to hearing the
call. You open yourself up to making a
difference in the world” (p. 14)

 Foundation of
leadership
 Followers have clear
expectations of
leaders
 4 enduring
characteristics
 Honesty
 Forward-looking
 Inspiring
 Competent


 Values drive commitment
 Listen to your inner self
 “Clarity of values gives you the confidence to
take the right turns, to make the tough
decisions, to act with determination, and to
take charge of your life” (p. 55)
 Commit to what fits
 Discover what matters
 Consider others in the mix


 Look long term
 Spend more time in the future
 Gain insight from past experiences
 Imagine the possibilities [outsight]
 Be optimistic [foresight]



 Make a human connection
 Hear what people are saying
 Bring people together around a shared vision
 Make others feel strong and capable
 Bring it out in others


 Increase your trust, increase your influence
 Demonstrate trust first
 Demonstrate that you can be trusted
 Behave consistently and predictably
 Communicate clearly
 Treat promises seriously
 Be forthright and candid
 Communicate with a need-to-share
mentality

 Obstacles test
commitment
 Strengthen
resilience
 Stick with it
 Fail



 Show that you mean it
[DWYSYWD]
 Go first
 Fess up when you mess
up



 Learning is the master skill
 Adopt a growth mindset
 Practice, practice, practice
 Find support



 Love is the soul of leadership
 Show them you care
 Fall in love with what you do
 Promote the positive 

 “Being a leader brings with it a responsibility
to do something of significance that makes
families, communities, work organizations,
nations, the environment, and the world
better places than they are today.” (p. 13)

Kouzes, J. M. & Posner, B. Z. (2006). A leader’s legacy. San Francisco,
CA: Jossey-Bass.

Keep your thoughts positive – words
Keep your words positive – behaviors
Keep your behaviors positive –habits
Keep your habits positive – values
Keel your values positive - destiny