SUMMARY SESSION
Jerry Ceres
Scoutmaster
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Learning Objectives
The purpose of this summary session is to:
Review the five themes of the Wood Badge
course.
Emphasize the connections of the course
presentations and experiences to the five
themes.
Encourage you to carry the message of Wood
Badge with you as you return to your home
units, districts, and councils.
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Wood Badge Central Themes
Living the Values
Bringing the Vision to Life
Models for Success
Tools of the Trade
Leading to Make a Difference
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Living the Values
Values, Mission,
and Vision
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Values, Mission, and Vision
Where have you seen the main points
of this session coming to life in our
Wood Badge course activities?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Values, Mission, and Vision
Key Take-Home Messages
Effective leaders create a compelling
vision and inspire others to turn it into a
reality.
Your ticket will help you turn your
personal vision into reality.
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Bringing the Vision to Life
Listening to Learn
Communication
Leveraging Diversity
Through Inclusiveness
Generations in Scouting
Coaching and Mentoring
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Listening to Learn
Where did you have a chance to apply
what you learned from this session?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Listening to Learn
Key Take-Home Messages
We can all improve our ability to listen.
Listening is a key element in
communicating, learning, and
leadership.
Feedback is a gift.
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Communication
Did you have a chance to do some
communicating during the course?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Communication
Key Take-Home Message
Good communication begins with good
listening.
Communication is essential to effective
leadership and high-performance
teams.
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Leveraging Diversity Through
Inclusiveness
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Leveraging Diversity Through
Inclusiveness
Did you see elements of valuing people
during this course?
Any examples of leveraging diversity?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Leveraging Diversity Through
Inclusiveness
Key Take-Home Messages
We are stronger when we are diverse.
We are stronger when we make diversity
work for us.
Leading change to become more diverse is
critical for Scouting to remain relevant.
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Generations in Scouting
Where did you have a chance to apply
what you learned from this session?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Generations in Scouting
Key Take-Home Messages
Awareness and sensitivity to your peers
and followers views of the world is
critical.
Recognize your audience and modify
your leadership style accordingly.
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Coaching and Mentoring
In what ways have you seen coaching
and mentoring used during this Wood
badge course?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Coaching and Mentoring
Key Take-Home Messages
When we accept positions of
leadership, people will be looking up to
us.
Small things have big consequences.
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Models for Success
Stages of Team
Development
The Leading EDGE™
/The Teaching EDGE™
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Models for Success
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Models for Success
How did these models play out during
the course?
When and where?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Models for Success
Key Take-Home Messages
Emotional investments between members
develop from shared experiences.
The job of the leader is to move the team
through the stages of development to
become the best it can be.
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Tools of the Trade
Project Planning
Leading Change
Problem Solving and
Decision Making
Managing Conflict
Self-Assessment
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Project Planning
When did the learning from this session
come into play?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Project Planning
Key Take-Home Messages
Before starting anything, establish goals
and agree on an approach.
Be prepared to think outside the box.
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Leading Change
How did leading change play a part in
this course?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Leading Change
Key Take-Home Messages
Change is a fact of life.
When change is needed, leading change can
make it happen.
When change is inevitable, leading change
can make it a positive experience.
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Problem Solving and
Decision Making
What opportunities did you have to
practice problem solving and decision
making?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Problem Solving and
Decision Making
Key Take-Home Message
When teams use an effective approach
to problem solving, they can move more
quickly toward high performance.
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Managing Conflict
Were there opportunities as you worked
on your patrol project to apply and
experience some of the elements from
this session?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Managing Conflict
Key Take-Home Messages
Manage conflict by finding common
ground among individuals.
High-performance teams quickly resolve
conflict.
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Self-Assessment
During the course what opportunities
did you have for self-assessment?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Self-Assessment
Key Take-Home Messages
Self-assessment is important to realize
your full potential as a leader.
This tool equips a leader to do his or her
job in the unit or council.
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Leading to Make a Difference
Servant Leadership
Leaving a Legacy
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Leading to Make a Difference
During the course what opportunities
did you have to make a difference?
What are the Key Take-Home
Messages?
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Leading to Make a Difference
Key Take-Home Messages
Values, mission, and vision can change
the world.
The choice of how you will lead to make
a difference in Scouting is up to you.
Ask yourself, “What will my legacy be?”
Then act to make it real.
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Review
Reflect
Enjoy
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Wood Badge
is not an end,
but a beginning!
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Turn Your Dreams Into
Reality
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Thank You!
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