21 Century Skills st LIFE AND CAREER SKILLS – INITIATIVE AND SELF-DIRECTION

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Century Skills

LIFE AND CAREER SKILLS – INITIATIVE AND SELF-DIRECTION

WORK INDEPENDENTLY (8.B)

Personal Leadership Skills Development

Monitor, define, prioritize and complete tasks without direct oversight

Essential Question:

How can I build a personal leadership plan?

Objective:

To build a leadership skills development plan. This activity can help bridge the gap between talking about leadership and actually doing something to improve leadership skills.

You will build a personal leadership development strategy Why is this important . . . ?

What will you do with it . . . ?

Leadership Skills

Find a vision Establish team values Set norms Identify expectations Nurture collaboration Build trust Conduct effective meetings Make meaningful decisions Coach others Manage conflict Train for competency Problem solve efficiently Set goals Plan effectively Share information Communicate successfully Give productive feedback Manage change Assess performances Other???

Check the list on your handout – add any that you think might apply Select three that you think need attention – list them on the chart & fill in the necessary information

An example is provided on the chart

Leadership Growth Plan

Leadership Skills to Improve

Meeting Facilitation

Growth Objective(s) for Each Skill

To conduct team meetings where more people participate

Activities

(1) Ask selected team members for honest feedback (2) Have the H.R. Director critique a meeting

People Who Can Help Indicators of Success Timeline

H.R. Director & peers 15% increase of team members speaking at meetings by the end of the quarter (1) Obtain feedback after the first three meetings (2) Try at least one new strategy every two meetings

 Select a partner to check each other’s progress – this helps people to stay on task once the meeting or workshop is over  Since skill development is on-going, this sort of simple skills development plan should be repeated every ____________________.

Rubric

8.B.1. Monitor, define, prioritize and complete tasks without direct oversight 4 Exceeds Standards Monitors, defines, prioritizes and complete tasks without direct oversight in a variety of conditions 3 Meets Standards Monitors, defines, prioritizes and complete tasks without direct oversight 2 Approaching Standard Attempts to monitor, define, prioritize and complete tasks without direct oversight 1 Not at Standard Attempts to monitor, define, prioritize and complete tasks with direct oversight

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