Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Keys to Success

Ten Best Practices of Extraordinary Leaders

Kelly Reed

on 9 April 2016

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Keys to Success

Keys to

Ten Best Practices of Extraordinary Leaders
Model the Way
Inspire a Shared Vision
Challenge the Process
Enable Others to Act
Encourage the Heart
Ten Commandments
of Leadership
1. Find your voice by clarifying your personal values.
2. Set the example by aligning actions with shared values.
3. Envision the future by imagining exciting and ennobling possibilities.
4. Enlist others in a common vision by appealing to shared aspirations.
5. Search for opportunities by seeking innovative ways to change, grow, and improve.
6. Experiment and take risks by constantly generating small wins and learning from mistakes.
7. Foster collaboration by promoting cooperative goals and building trust.
8. Strengthen others by sharing power and discretion.
9. Recognize contributions by showing appreciation for individual excellence.
10. Celebrate the values and victories by creating a spirit of community.


Model the behavior you expect to see in your students.
Give voice to your values.
Words and deeds must be consistent.
Earn the right and respect to lead.
Be confident in the ability to make extraordinary things happen.
Desire to make something happen, change the way things are, create something that no one else has ever created before.
Have intimate knowledge of people's dreams, hopes, aspirations, visions, and values.
Seek and accept challenge.
Change from the status quo.
Search for opportunities to innovate, grow, and improve.
Leaders are learners.
Leadership is a team effort.
Foster collaboration and build trust.
Create a sense of personal power and ownership for others.
Genuine acts of caring uplift the spirits and draw people forward.
Show appreciation for people's contributions and to create a culture of celebration.
Link rewards with performance.
Authentic celebrations and traditions can build a collective identity.
The Five Practices of Exemplary Leaders
(The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership)
Model the Way
Inspire a Shared Vision
Challenge the Process
Enable Others to Act
Encourage the Heart
Personal Traits, Characteristics and Attributes that People want to see in a Leader
(The Leadership Challenge)
Honesty is strongly tied to values and ethics.
People want to follow someone worthy of their trust.
It's the quality that can most enhance or most damage our own personal reputations.
People want to be engaged in the search for a meaningful future.
Leaders are expected to have a sense of direction
Leaders must know where they are going for others to be willing to join them.
Leaders breath life into people's dreams and aspirations.
Leaders should display passion for their cause.
Communicate the vision in ways that encourage people.
Successful leaders have relevant experience, sound judgement and good people skills.
Leadership Competence
refers to the leader's track record and ability to get things done.
Credibility is the foundation of leadership.
Words and deeds are consonant.
"The Kouzes-Posner First Law of Leadership":
If you don't believe in the messenger, you won't believe the message.

"The Kouzes-Posner Second Law of Leadership":
DWYSYWD: Do What You Say You Will Do.
Full transcript