Wednesday, May 2, 2018

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP – THE DUBAI MODEL


 
 (PROFESSOR DR. BASSEM YOUNES)
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There is no finishing line in the race for excellence.  Transformational leadership is the kind of leadership which is the process of engaging with others, to create a connection that increases motivation and morality.  A very important part that could allow for Transformational Leadership is the emotional engagement.  The simplest way to look at Transformational Leadership is the transferring of vision into reality.

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it’s the only means. Being an example is the only way you can influence other people.  Nothing great is ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Transformational is an ongoing function.  Transformational Leadership is that which facilitate a redefinition of people’s mission and vision, a renewal of their commitment and the restructuring of their systems.  It’s a relationship of mutual simulation, and elevation, that converts followers into leaders, and many convert leaders into moral agents.  Hence, Transformational Leadership must be grounded in moral foundations.

There is no leadership without follow-ship.  Setting an example is the only means of influencing them.  Influence involves an exceptional form of influence that moves followers to accomplish more than what is usually expected.  The core elements in leadership is concerned with emotions, liaise, ethics, standards, and long-term goals.

There’s a wide range of leadership influence where followers and leaders are bound together in the transformational process.  You need to be able to work together and to facilitate the transformation.

 

Dubai Government’s Model

Government’s role is to make people happy

Smart government need to be smart, understanding people’s needs and responding to these needs

We don’t want people to go to government anymore; we want the government to go to people

We don’t want to have times and hours when people can go to the government; we want the government to be with the people anytime they want (government on call; government unlimited)

 

Good characteristics

Self-awareness.  Engaged and involved.  Social awareness.  Creative thinker.  Trust in followers.  Ethical with moral conduct.  Assures the values of justice, fairness and equity.  Loyal.  Open minded.  Welcomes new beneficial things, keep updated with new practices.  Investing in people.  Utilising communication technology.  Empathy.  Accepting, listening and hearing.

 

Leadership- works through a strategy that is dynamic and can be modified as needed, improved as necessary.  Partnerships are very important.  Sharing with people, sharing with others, extending the benefits, the exchange, processes.

Customer results and customer satisfaction is very important. Assurance is done through mystery shoppers.  People results are very good, and corporate results is very rewarding and very encouraging.

Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.  The leaders of tomorrow are the focus, and are the foundation of the future.  Transformational leadership really comes from the vision and abilities of a leader who is able to engage his followers through different tiers of leadership.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

NEVER JUDGE

No matter who you are,
how experienced you are,
and how knowledgeable you think you are,
always delay judgement.

Give others the privilege to explain themselves.
What you see may not be the reality.
Never conclude for others.



We should never only focus on the surface and judge others without understanding them first:
  • Those who like to pay the bill,                                                                                                      do so not because they are loaded,                                                                                                but because they value friendship above money.


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  • Those who take the initiative at work,                                                                                          do so not because they are stupid,                                                                                                but because they understand the concept of responsibility.

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  • Those who apologize first after a fight,                                                                                          do so not because they are wrong,                                                                                              but because they value the people around them.

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  • Those who are willing to help you,                                                                                              do so not because they owe you any thing,                                                                                  but because they see you as a true friend.

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  • Those who often text you,                                                                                                            do so not because they have nothing better to do,                                                                      but because you are in their heart.

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  • Those who take out time to chat with you,                                                                                does not mean they are jobless or less busy,                                                                                    but they know the importance of keeping in touch.


One day, all of us will get separated from each other;
  • we will miss our conversations of everything & nothing;3
  • the dreams that we had.


Days will pass by, months, years, until this contact becomes rare... 

One day our children will see our pictures and ask 'Who are these people?'
And we will smile with invisible tears because a heart is touched with a strong word
and you will say:
                           'IT WAS THEM THAT I HAD THE BEST DAYS OF MY LIFE WITH'.

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LEADING EFFECTIVELY

According to Forbes.com, one of the top concerns in business is the lack of future leadership.  Good leaders are hard to find and are becoming increasingly valuable to their companies.  Thus, learning to be the leader every employer want is important.

Tips on learning to be the leader employer wants
1.
When asked about leadership skill and experience.
-       Provide instances of how you helped others succeed
-       Situation where you motivated others
-       How you motivated other
-       How you were able to help other improve or succeed at their goal
-       Consider situations where you have overcome obstacles to achieve your groups’ goal.
-       Situations may involve in social or non-profit organisation or clubs.

2.
Get leadership opportunities
-       Do your work and follow the rules
No one will trust you with big project if you can’t perform the most basic tasks

3.
Learn how the organisation works
-       Be eager to learn
-       Absorb knowledge and don’t be afraid to ask questions
-       View the organisation as a whole
-       Understand organisational inputs
-       Understand why the procedures are the way they are

4
Help willingly
-       Show enthusiasm and help others
If you are willing to help, people will give you chance
-       Offer to help experienced leader
v  Opportunity to communicate and connect with people
v  Chance to work with people in different departments
v  May help you find mentors or other people with successful behaviours
-       Identify opportunities and display efforts


                                                            Shared from article by:
                                                                                    William Lester
                                                                                    Leading effectively,
                                                                                    www.careerealism.com

                                                                                    The Star, Monday 19 Sept 2016

Monday, December 25, 2017

FIND A DELICATE BALANCE

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Life is not a dress rehearsal.  You should embrace each day with enthusiasm, curiosity and energy.  This spirit will drive business success and inspire us to do some wonderful work through non-profit foundation.

              Parent support plays an important factor as they instilled valuable core principles.  They taught us that life is a gift and to live lives without regret.  The most important lesson taught is to treat people with respect and fairness.
             
              With all the valuable core principles instilled, we still need to find a delicate balance between confidence and humility, ambition and care for others.  We need more than just ambition and self-confidence.  Humility and the belief that you can make the world a better place is just as important


Shared from
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson
Q&A
The Original Disruptor
SMEBIZ, Monday
29 August 2016


GETTING BACK UP AFTER A FALL

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All of us faced all sort of physical obstacles along the way.  Sometimes it takes a great perseverance, solidarity and mental clarity to get through the adventure.  But, the toughest obstacle is the one that is inside our own heads.

              Most people consider others to be their toughest opponents.  Reality is that there is no tougher foe than yourself.  Only you yourself can determine the height you want to reach and putting the right mind set to reach the goals.

              It’s all about believing that you can grow through both failure and success. Remaining positive about your own abilities will enable you to chalk up losses as valuable experiences and get back on your feet.  It will be easier to forgive yourself and more on.  You can also be your own biggest supporter.

              Growth happens when you step out of your comfort zone, and the truly extraordinary happens when you do it with the support of others.



Shared from
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson
Q&A
The Original Disruptor
SMEBIZ, Monday

19 September 2016