The art of becoming the leader others want to follow

Becoming a leader that others want to follow is more than process and the agile mindset. Instead, it is applying our best selves consistently and sacrificially in service of our teams as we lead them in fulfilling the mission.

During this session, Eric will illustrate how effectively shepherding our teams produces remarkable results. The presentation centers on elements of servant leadership that include distinct and interdependent parts such as: leading yourself, engaging teams effectively, helping teams connect with us, creating safety, and effective leadership. The presentation is a mix of slides and video that engages the participants to think about how they can grow in becoming a better leader.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Leading yourself
  • Entering the world of others
  • Connections
  • Safety
  • Leading
  • Aligning
  • Doing something remarkable

Learning Outcome

How to become a leader that others want to follow through the examination and exploration of:
  • What people need and expect from leaders today
  • How to tell our leadership story
  • Preparing ourselves to lead
  • How to effectively enter the world of others
  • Helping team members connect with us
  • Examples of how to increase empathy across the team
  • How to reframe leadership in terms of our responsibilities to our team
  • How to ensure the best chance of successful project delivery
  • Why the power model of leadership doesn’t work

Target Audience

Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Project Managers, Team Leads

Prerequisites for Attendees

Individuals that have had challenges with their teams and are open to looking at new ways of leading.

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  • Christen McLemore
    By Christen McLemore  ~  2 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • people are looking for examples of this in action
    • video is valuable for the committee review -thanks

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • make a decision on activities and timing knowing the time constraint and update the agenda

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