YOUR LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL Today • What make a good leader? • Creating Your Personal Brand • What are the key skills that you can start working on now? • Key steps to broadening your talents and leadership potential Today • What will you come away with? • Key tips and ideas to: • Improve your skill set • Market yourself in the workplace • Identify potential opportunities • Set up a career pathway to success What makes a good leader? • Creative • Sense of Humour • Enthusiastic • Talented • Confident • Decisive • Knowledgeable • Assertive • Engaging • Passionate • Approachable • Magnanimous • Motivating • Inspirational • Innovative • Dynamic • Trustworthy Your Leadership Brand • What can you do to create a career in leadership? • Networking • High performance • Broad range of skills • Relationship building • Knowledge sharing • Achieving team and individual goals and targets • Going the extra mile How to Develop these Skills • What can you do to add to your toolbox of leadership potential? • Understand the business you work for • Create partnerships with different departments • Get involved in projects • Take on additional responsibility • Get a mentor • Take constructive feedback about your approach to work • Participate in learning and development opportunities • Be open to change How have you started to add to your leadership potential? • University project work • Work experience • Internships • Academic success • Volunteer work • Projects within AIESIC • Sporting and other activities How do you describe or market these skills? • Strong communication skills with the ability to liaise with • • • • all levels of the business Capable of providing clear direction in relation to projects, people and processes Facilitates engaging presentations and workshops that encourage audience participation Able to build industry networks to increase expertise and knowledge Provides an exemplary level of customer service to a wide range of clients How do you describe or market these skills? • Highly organised managing multiple tasks to achieve key deadlines • Capable of working with all levels of the business from senior management through to front line staff • Identified innovative solutions to problems that result in positive outcomes for clients • Proven ability across all facets of the business including sales, marketing, finance and HR What Next? • Think about 3 key projects, tasks, or skills that you can describe that matches a quality of leadership • Can you provide robust examples to support this? • How can you continue to develop or improve this skill?