LEADERSHIP- LESSON 2- 

DIFFERENT LEADERSHIP STRENGTHS


PART 1- INTRODUCTION

Learning objectives

By the end of this lesson, learners should:

  • understand three different strengths that individuals might bring as a leader
  • appreciate the diverse skill sets required for successful teams and projects
  • consider their own strengths as a leader and what they might contribute to a group

PART 2- 10 MINUTES

Firstly, complete the UPP leadership strengths inventory if you have not previously done so. This can be found in your Leadership Builder workbook.


PART 3- 10 MINUTES

Hogan and Luke from UPP demonstrate Five Lives.

Have a go at this with a partner now! Switch partners and have another go if you have time.


PART 4- 20 MINUTES

Prophet, planner and people leaders. In this clip, UPP founder Luke McKenna describes the three different types of leaders. The best leaders value the diversity of strengths of other people and utilise the appropriate strengths at the right time and achieve more. Leaders are made, not born. So whatever your inclination, you can develop all areas of your leadership.

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING RELATED QUESTIONS IN YOUR WORKBOOK

Q1. How are your strengths valuable to a team?
Q2. What strengths might others possess that could also be valuable to the team?
Q3. Are you able to appreciate the diversity and gifts / strengths of other people?
Q4. Leaders are not born- they are made. Comment on this statement based on your leadership skills and your knowledge about growth mindsets.