Being a Leader v.01

A provocation for students of leadership to help us critically consider the concept of leadership and how realistic it is to enact.

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Being a Leader v.01 by Mind Map: Being a Leader v.01

1. Being in general

1.1. Quotes about 'being a leader' from students

1.1.1. ‘busyness and staff sickness’

1.1.2. toxic educator

1.1.3. autocrat vs laissez-faire

1.1.4. a 'turn of phrase'

1.1.5. If you cant show empathy & compassion i dont think you can truly lead...

1.2. Martin Heidegger

1.3. Evidence/Scholarship

1.3.1. Scholarly values

1.3.2. Levels of argument

1.4. Being arrested by Aristotle on Faro Beach

1.4.1. Rhetoric

1.5. Trying to 'do the right thing'

1.5.1. How do you make the 'right thing' happen? What are you for? To serve or be served?

1.5.2. Should you influence people?

1.5.3. How do you influence people? Manipulation? Milgram Trials EQ? Motivation? Intrinsic/Extrinsic Hygiene factors Maslow's Hierarchy exploitation or emancipation? Authentic Leadership (?) Ethical leadership? Transformational Leadership(?) Transform defined

1.6. Critique from Disposition

1.6.1. Born or made...? debate notes in Boerma et al. 2017 Greatness

1.6.2. Leadership Qualities

1.6.3. Levels of the self What level is amenable to change? The Self Governing disposition Faculties Facilities What changes? Skills Values Identity Language Knowledge Capabilities

2. Becoming a leader

2.1. Exactly when are you a leader?

2.1.1. What makes you what kind of leader right now?

2.1.2. When were you a leader today/last week/month?

2.2. Who has transitioned from being an expert to being a leader?

2.3. What can we do to others or ourselves that effects this kind of change?

2.3.1. Liminal moments

2.4. Maurer & London 2015 Role Identity Shift Framework

2.4.1. Leader derailment

2.4.2. Definite role for the organisation Incentivise Promote

2.4.3. Identicide / creative destruction? Motivations and competence

2.5. How do you 'become' the leader?

2.5.1. embodied leadership

2.5.2. Ford et al 2017

2.5.3. Ladkin 2013

3. Ways of being a leader

3.1. TA

3.2. How do you become better at...

3.2.1. Listening The Babble Hypothesis!

3.2.2. Assertiveness Body language Posture

3.2.3. Dealing with difficult people

3.2.4. Professionalism Sound like a leader? Beware the Mehrabian Myth

3.2.5. EQ Proxemics

3.2.6. Yemm's Leadership Qualities Integrity Positive Determined Sincere Sensitive Toughness Humility Warmth Communication Developer

3.3. leader vs manager false dichotomy - Mintzberg advocates communityship