Busi 30833Foundations of LeadershipStuart A. YoungbloodDan Rogers Hall, Room 166DPhone: 817-257-7562E-Mail: s.youngblood@ tcu.edu
Your success or failure is determined by your ability to ignore your worries long enough to succeed.after Peter Lynch
Consider Anyonecan be a leader for someonein relation to something.
Consider “Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” Goethe
Habit 3: Put First Things First • Habit 1 – Be Proactive (I am the programmer) • Habit 2 – Begin with the End in Mind (Write the program) • Habit 3 – Put First Things First (RUN the program) Habit 3 is about the “second creation” – it is about turning your dreams into reality
Habit 3 Paradigm • Mission statements always reveal what is most important to most people – the RELATIONSHIPS in their personal & professional lives • The enemy of putting first things first is to put second or third things ahead of them.
How the Life Management Paradigm Applies To Leadership • Leadership resides in RELATIONSHIPSwith subordinates, peers, bosses, and other stakeholders • Time and People • Efficiency and Effectiveness • Focusing only on efficient use of time will put important relationships at risk
Efficiency vs. Effectiveness • How do you produce good work? • Time Management ….. Schedules …. Efficiency • How do you spend your life? • Life Management ….. Principles ….. Effectiveness
12 9 3 6 N E W S Time & Life Management • Time Management • Focus is best use ofTIME • Goal is Control • Result is Efficiency • Life Management • Focus is relating toPEOPLE • Goal is building/maintaining relationships • Result is Effectiveness (Trust and the Ability to Lead Others)
Managing Time & Getting Things Done • Reminders/Notes • “To Do” Lists • Planners • Calendars • Goals (must be done by…) • Refrigerator
Life Paradigm When dealing with people & relationships, fast is slow and slow is fast! Why?
A Metaphor BIG ROCKS andlittlerocks
Key Distinction: Urgent vs. Important URGENT Activities that demand or “appear” to require your immediate attention IMPORTANT Activities that are related directly to your mission, core values, & principles
Time Management Matrix URGENTNOT URGENT NOT IMPORTANT IMPORTANT
Time Management Matrix URGENT NOT URGENT NOT IMPORTANT IMPORTANT
WHAT TO FIX, FOCUS, REDUCE, ELIMINATE URGENTNOT URGENT NOT IMPORTANT IMPORTANT
Bumper Sticker: • You need a burning “YES” to say NO to other things! • What creates the burning YES that enables successful leaders to say NO to trivial requests for their time, energy & resources?
Planning: Life Management • Connect with your MISSION regularly • Put the BIG ROCKS in first (integrity in the moments of choice) • Identify the important ROLES in your life (relationships) • Select realistic GOALS for each role • Plan WEEKLY, not Daily • EVALUATE often how it is going
In the past 6 months, have you really wanted to … make some new friends … take up a new sport … learn a new dance … study a new language … get a new internship or job … take up a new hobby … visit an art or science museum … join a new club or organization
But … You are just too bussssy!!