From the Many, One - Principles of Effective Organizational & Team Leadership

Francisco Gonima

Saturday, July 28 | 1:15 - 4:30 p.m.

E Pluribus Unum, which is the motto of the United States, translates to "From the Many, One". This speaks to the heart of what it means to be effective as a leader of groups of people - forging a bond wherein independent individuals move and act with unity, clarity, and purpose. While drawing on all the foundational skills of interpersonal leadership, organizational and team leadership also requires a next dimension of skills and sensibilities. Effective team leaders understand how to set a vision, create a team culture, foster interconnectedness among the members; all while keeping their eye on the performance objectives of the group. This highly interactive session will engage participants in fun and thought provoking conversation with peers and the instructor about how to think and operate as a team leader. While authority is something delegated by the employer, the mantle of leadership can only be granted by those who choose to follow. Will they choose you?.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the difference between interpersonal leadership and group leadership communication
  • Learn about creating shared vision through effective team learning practices
  • Understand how to build a high trust environment for teams that activate interdependence and high performance
  • Participate in peer-to-peer learning about what makes for attractive and nourishing team cultures that support excellence while engaging members