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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence (EQ) may be the single biggest factor in becoming a successful leader. Harvard Business rated emotional intelligence as twice as important to success as either intelligence or technical skill. So what is emotional intelligence, why do we need it, and how can we improve it? To rate your emotional intelligence go to https://www.lead1212.com/quizzes/emotional-intelligence-eq/

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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence (EQ) may be the single biggest factor in becoming a successful leader. Harvard Business rated emotional intelligence as twice as important to success as either intelligence or technical skill. So what is emotional intelligence, why do we need it, and how can we improve it? To rate your emotional intelligence go to https://www.lead1212.com/quizzes/emotional-intelligence-eq/

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0 00:00:08,540 --> 00:00:08,740 -- Yeah, 1 00:00:17,540 --> 00:00:22,250 -- this is lead 12 12 a podcast on christ centered 2 00:00:22,250 --> 00:00:26,540 -- leadership based on romans 12 12 rejoice in hope, 3 00:00:26,540 --> 00:00:29,750 -- be patient tribulation, be constant in prayer. 4 00:00:30,140 --> 00:00:32,750 -- Thanks for listening. Here's Dave and chris 5 00:00:33,340 --> 00:00:37,450 -- the greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. 6 00:00:37,840 --> 00:00:42,770 -- He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things. Ronald Reagan. 7 00:00:42,780 --> 00:00:45,950 -- That's a beautiful quote, I love that and it's so true 8 00:00:45,960 --> 00:00:48,360 -- a man, it is true. And I think 9 00:00:48,740 --> 00:00:52,920 -- one of the things that we have to look at as leaders is how do we motivate 10 00:00:52,920 --> 00:00:59,270 -- people to get on board to see the mission at hand and get excited about it? 11 00:00:59,280 --> 00:01:03,860 -- And sometimes that's easy, Sometimes that's hard as a minister. 12 00:01:03,860 --> 00:01:06,720 -- I find that to be a little easier because I know 13 00:01:06,720 --> 00:01:11,060 -- what motivates me and that's jesus christ and when that's what 14 00:01:11,940 --> 00:01:13,220 -- then you can do more things. 15 00:01:13,230 --> 00:01:16,950 -- Yeah, -- and that's a great quote, I want to remember that one. That's a very good quote 16 00:01:17,440 --> 00:01:19,030 -- Ronald Reagan. There you go. 17 00:01:19,040 --> 00:01:19,920 -- He had a lot of them. 18 00:01:19,930 --> 00:01:21,390 -- He did absolutely. 19 00:01:21,400 --> 00:01:24,760 -- So Dave last week we talked about emotional intelligence and 20 00:01:24,760 --> 00:01:27,620 -- that wrapped up our discussion of the trade based leaderships. 21 00:01:27,620 --> 00:01:31,150 -- If you were going to build a leader based on personality traits. Right? 22 00:01:31,440 --> 00:01:34,320 -- So now we're going to start talking about skills based leadership. 23 00:01:34,330 --> 00:01:37,560 -- What are the skills that someone needs to be a good leader. 24 00:01:37,940 --> 00:01:39,770 -- These are things that they can learn. 25 00:01:39,780 --> 00:01:40,600 -- Absolutely. 26 00:01:40,610 --> 00:01:45,160 -- So this is good, this is good stuff. I hope you, 27 00:01:45,540 --> 00:01:47,110 -- I hope we are helping you. 28 00:01:47,110 --> 00:01:50,320 -- I hope that we're teaching you one thing that chris and I 29 00:01:50,320 --> 00:01:53,350 -- want to make sure you know on our website you can take. 30 00:01:53,360 --> 00:01:55,680 -- Um I think you got a quiz that you were putting on 31 00:01:55,680 --> 00:01:57,020 -- their last week, 32 00:01:57,020 --> 00:01:59,220 -- we had a quiz for the emotional intelligence and 33 00:01:59,220 --> 00:02:01,560 -- this week we've got a quiz for the skills based 34 00:02:01,940 --> 00:02:02,930 -- leadership theory. 35 00:02:02,940 --> 00:02:05,890 -- You can log in to take the test and see how 36 00:02:05,890 --> 00:02:08,360 -- you rate with the skills that are important to leaders. 37 00:02:08,370 --> 00:02:09,699 -- We'd love to get to know you. 38 00:02:09,699 --> 00:02:12,640 -- So give us that opportunity and we'll do all 39 00:02:12,640 --> 00:02:15,850 -- we can to help you and your leadership journey. 40 00:02:15,860 --> 00:02:20,660 -- That's absolutely right at their lead. 12:12.com. 41 00:02:20,940 --> 00:02:22,860 -- So what does lead leadership? 42 00:02:23,010 --> 00:02:24,430 -- Skills based leadership? 43 00:02:24,430 --> 00:02:29,860 -- Give us skills based leadership teaches us and gives us four things. 44 00:02:29,870 --> 00:02:33,960 -- It provides a way to delineate or identify the skills of a leader. 45 00:02:34,340 --> 00:02:36,860 -- In other words, what skills are important to be a leader. 46 00:02:37,640 --> 00:02:40,230 -- It applies to all leaders and all organizations, 47 00:02:40,230 --> 00:02:42,810 -- meaning the lowest level leader to the highest level leader. 48 00:02:42,820 --> 00:02:44,660 -- These same skills, apply 49 00:02:45,240 --> 00:02:47,340 -- the skills inventory can provide insights 50 00:02:47,340 --> 00:02:49,860 -- into the individuals leadership competencies. 51 00:02:49,870 --> 00:02:53,660 -- It can tell us, in other words, if you're good somewhere, if you need help somewhere 52 00:02:54,140 --> 00:02:57,550 -- And the test scores allow the leaders to learn about areas when they can 53 00:02:57,560 --> 00:03:00,840 -- seek further training and better themselves in a good way to do that. 54 00:03:00,850 --> 00:03:02,350 -- Lead 12:12.com. 55 00:03:02,360 --> 00:03:04,100 -- Hey, there's a 56 00:03:04,100 --> 00:03:08,480 -- plug. Maybe we should have did this 57 00:03:08,480 --> 00:03:10,960 -- one. Uh 58 00:03:11,340 --> 00:03:15,580 -- My daughter said we used to many last time we're gonna even use more? 59 00:03:15,590 --> 00:03:20,250 -- Yeah, -- yeah, we are so excited, 60 00:03:20,840 --> 00:03:23,800 -- take that. Thank 61 00:03:23,800 --> 00:03:24,610 -- you. Thank you very 62 00:03:24,610 --> 00:03:25,920 -- much, tip your waiters 63 00:03:25,920 --> 00:03:26,770 -- And waitresses. 64 00:03:26,780 --> 00:03:31,040 -- Okay, so you get me going. 65 00:03:31,050 --> 00:03:34,710 -- The skills approach is predicated on the notion that leaders 66 00:03:34,710 --> 00:03:37,640 -- possessed certain abilities that enable him or her to lead, 67 00:03:37,650 --> 00:03:39,500 -- makes that makes common sense, right? 68 00:03:39,510 --> 00:03:44,360 -- It does. This was developed by a person named Robert Katz way back in 1955, 69 00:03:45,040 --> 00:03:46,550 -- wow With his studies, 70 00:03:46,550 --> 00:03:48,950 -- he determined that there's three skills that the 71 00:03:48,950 --> 00:03:51,960 -- effective leader must have and must continually developed. 72 00:03:52,340 --> 00:03:57,020 -- Those are technical skills, human skills and conceptual skills. 73 00:03:57,030 --> 00:04:00,000 -- So the key that you're saying there that I'm getting is you 74 00:04:00,000 --> 00:04:04,930 -- have to grow and john john Maxwell says change is inevitable, 75 00:04:04,940 --> 00:04:08,920 -- growth is optional, so you're going to change, 76 00:04:08,930 --> 00:04:12,990 -- it's up to you if you want to grow and you've got to have that desire, 77 00:04:12,990 --> 00:04:14,360 -- you gotta have that want 78 00:04:14,540 --> 00:04:17,230 -- um, it's with anything and I gotta be honest with you. 79 00:04:17,230 --> 00:04:18,950 -- Sometimes I think we just, 80 00:04:18,959 --> 00:04:24,810 -- we kind of get stale and we forget that we still got to work on these skills that 81 00:04:24,810 --> 00:04:29,550 -- God has given us to be better leaders to help each other to build each other up. 82 00:04:29,560 --> 00:04:35,260 -- You know, it's all about foundational building and once you do that, it can change 83 00:04:35,540 --> 00:04:38,150 -- your perspective on anything when you're 84 00:04:38,540 --> 00:04:42,490 -- encouraging and building someone up and that's really one of the 85 00:04:42,490 --> 00:04:44,750 -- things that we want to do for you there listening, 86 00:04:44,760 --> 00:04:50,930 -- how can we encourage, how can we build, how can we help you in your ministry or in your, 87 00:04:50,940 --> 00:04:55,220 -- your job or in your whatever to make you uh, 88 00:04:55,230 --> 00:04:58,420 -- see that you can do better for people and become a better leader. 89 00:04:58,420 --> 00:04:58,870 -- Does that make 90 00:04:58,870 --> 00:05:00,070 -- sense? It makes perfect sense. 91 00:05:00,070 --> 00:05:03,660 -- And I think the way john Maxwell said that it was so beautiful, 92 00:05:03,840 --> 00:05:05,110 -- growth is optional. 93 00:05:05,120 --> 00:05:07,910 -- How many times have someone got a decent job and they 94 00:05:07,910 --> 00:05:09,720 -- decided this is as far as I'm going to go, 95 00:05:09,720 --> 00:05:11,460 -- I don't need to improve anymore, but that's 96 00:05:11,460 --> 00:05:12,770 -- never true and it's going 97 00:05:12,770 --> 00:05:14,710 -- to change it is. 98 00:05:14,710 --> 00:05:15,650 -- Yeah, it's always 99 00:05:15,650 --> 00:05:19,790 -- just a fact and whether it's ministry, whether it's business, 100 00:05:19,800 --> 00:05:20,960 -- whether it's 101 00:05:21,540 --> 00:05:24,240 -- weight lifting, whatever it is, 102 00:05:24,250 --> 00:05:26,810 -- something about that's going to change and be a 103 00:05:26,810 --> 00:05:28,880 -- little bit different and you can learn how to, 104 00:05:28,890 --> 00:05:30,060 -- to, to, 105 00:05:30,640 --> 00:05:33,220 -- to grow better. Is that a right term? 106 00:05:33,220 --> 00:05:35,320 -- I don't know if that's the right term, but grow, 107 00:05:35,320 --> 00:05:36,070 -- we'll go with that. 108 00:05:36,070 --> 00:05:37,350 -- Yeah, but 109 00:05:37,360 --> 00:05:41,350 -- yeah, yeah, ladies and gentlemen, 110 00:05:42,140 --> 00:05:45,860 -- I want to grow better. That's my t shirt for this week, 111 00:05:46,540 --> 00:05:50,160 -- Dave, I'm Gonna Grow Back 2021. 112 00:05:50,160 --> 00:05:50,730 -- There we go. 113 00:05:50,740 --> 00:05:54,060 -- Ladies and gentlemen, so let's talk about these three skill sets, 114 00:05:54,070 --> 00:05:57,190 -- let's start with technical skills, what what is technical skills, 115 00:05:57,200 --> 00:06:01,660 -- obviously it's the knowledge and proficiency of, of a particular field, 116 00:06:01,940 --> 00:06:04,080 -- but this field has to relate to what you're doing, 117 00:06:04,080 --> 00:06:07,460 -- like if I were going to be a supervisor of engineers 118 00:06:07,740 --> 00:06:11,000 -- and I happen to play a great heart or something that 119 00:06:11,000 --> 00:06:12,920 -- wouldn't be a good technical skill for me to have. 120 00:06:12,920 --> 00:06:15,120 -- I would have to have technical skill in engineering to 121 00:06:15,120 --> 00:06:17,160 -- be able to understand what they're doing and help them. 122 00:06:17,740 --> 00:06:21,600 -- Not that I wouldn't want to hear you play the harp. 123 00:06:21,610 --> 00:06:23,270 -- Maybe I should have said harmonica, 124 00:06:23,280 --> 00:06:24,740 -- I just don't see 125 00:06:24,740 --> 00:06:26,980 -- you playing a harm That that would be, 126 00:06:26,990 --> 00:06:28,350 -- I don't have that skill. 127 00:06:28,360 --> 00:06:33,170 -- You -- always think of heaven a little like that, don't you? Yeah. Playing heart. 128 00:06:33,180 --> 00:06:36,390 -- But I've never pictured you to be that person. That was amazing. 129 00:06:36,390 --> 00:06:37,410 -- That's not me. 130 00:06:37,420 --> 00:06:45,160 -- Well, I 131 00:06:45,540 --> 00:06:45,740 -- Yeah, 132 00:06:46,340 --> 00:06:48,680 -- thank you. So we're back to technical skills. 133 00:06:48,690 --> 00:06:54,100 -- Technic technical skills is the only of the skill sets that interacts with objects. 134 00:06:54,110 --> 00:06:56,740 -- This is one where you have to be good with whatever you're doing. 135 00:06:56,740 --> 00:07:01,070 -- If it's if it's flipping hamburgers, which I did, that if it's fighting, which I did, 136 00:07:01,070 --> 00:07:04,880 -- that if it's leading people, that's something that I've done as well. 137 00:07:04,890 --> 00:07:08,860 -- But the technical skill in this area is interacting with objects. 138 00:07:10,040 --> 00:07:13,060 -- Amen -- the technical abilities are critical 139 00:07:13,540 --> 00:07:18,550 -- for the entry and mid level management when you're the top level manager, 140 00:07:19,040 --> 00:07:20,960 -- technical skills is not as important, 141 00:07:21,540 --> 00:07:24,060 -- but if you're managing directly managing people 142 00:07:24,070 --> 00:07:26,510 -- or managing people that manage people. 143 00:07:26,510 --> 00:07:29,730 -- Mid level manager technical skills are very important and the last one for the 144 00:07:29,730 --> 00:07:34,040 -- technical skills is what we just discussed that upper and senior level managers. 145 00:07:34,050 --> 00:07:36,750 -- Technical skills are not as important because you're more concerned 146 00:07:36,750 --> 00:07:40,160 -- with the big picture than the individual jobs everyone does. 147 00:07:42,240 --> 00:07:47,590 -- Let's move on to human skills. Human skills is the capacity to interact with others. 148 00:07:47,600 --> 00:07:49,250 -- If you have good human skills, 149 00:07:49,250 --> 00:07:52,310 -- you're able to establish a trusting environment and where the employees 150 00:07:52,310 --> 00:07:55,930 -- facilities and they're empowered to contribute and do their best. 151 00:07:55,940 --> 00:08:00,750 -- Yeah, this one I think I feel more comfortable in, if I'm honest with you, as far as 152 00:08:01,140 --> 00:08:02,610 -- my leadership skills, 153 00:08:02,610 --> 00:08:04,310 -- I feel kind of falls in that 154 00:08:04,320 --> 00:08:05,620 -- you have fantastic human 155 00:08:05,620 --> 00:08:07,440 -- skills and here's the best part checks 156 00:08:07,440 --> 00:08:07,870 -- in the mail. 157 00:08:07,870 --> 00:08:08,760 -- Thanks. 158 00:08:08,770 --> 00:08:10,950 -- You know, 159 00:08:10,960 --> 00:08:14,900 -- it -- is the human skills is the only skill 160 00:08:14,900 --> 00:08:18,650 -- set that is critical at all three management levels, 161 00:08:18,650 --> 00:08:19,890 -- lower middle and senior. 162 00:08:19,890 --> 00:08:23,460 -- So human management skills you could argue are the most important. 163 00:08:23,540 --> 00:08:28,070 -- Well, you you can't motivate people if you don't understand 164 00:08:28,070 --> 00:08:28,930 -- that. So true. 165 00:08:28,940 --> 00:08:30,240 -- Absolutely, so true. 166 00:08:30,250 --> 00:08:31,520 -- So there you go, 167 00:08:31,530 --> 00:08:32,720 -- how many times have you heard that 168 00:08:32,720 --> 00:08:35,659 -- the beatings will continue until morale improved? 169 00:08:35,669 --> 00:08:37,270 -- There it is, that's true. 170 00:08:37,270 --> 00:08:39,950 -- I mean, we need to understand that, 171 00:08:39,960 --> 00:08:43,140 -- that the best way we can understand our leadership, 172 00:08:43,140 --> 00:08:47,060 -- those who are leading is to understand those who we are leading, 173 00:08:47,440 --> 00:08:53,650 -- um try absolutely, you know, to have empathy, to understand them to, to 174 00:08:54,440 --> 00:08:58,550 -- learn how to encourage them in their walking in their journey. 175 00:08:59,440 --> 00:09:04,260 -- Human skills, that's that's probably if you've ever had a good boss, 176 00:09:04,740 --> 00:09:06,180 -- they've had high human skills, 177 00:09:06,180 --> 00:09:09,060 -- chances are no matter if they have good technical skills, 178 00:09:09,060 --> 00:09:12,670 -- if they don't have the human skills, you wouldn't consider them a good person, 179 00:09:12,680 --> 00:09:13,560 -- I got you. 180 00:09:13,940 --> 00:09:16,710 -- So let's move on to the last one, the conceptual skills, 181 00:09:16,720 --> 00:09:20,200 -- this is the capacity to work with concepts and ideas, 182 00:09:20,210 --> 00:09:22,080 -- these are the people that create visions, 183 00:09:22,080 --> 00:09:26,070 -- strategic plans and they establish a course of action and the higher 184 00:09:26,070 --> 00:09:28,960 -- you go up the career ladder and the more important this becomes, 185 00:09:29,340 --> 00:09:31,700 -- so as you can imagine as you climb the career ladder, 186 00:09:31,710 --> 00:09:35,040 -- technical skills become less and less important to hire you go 187 00:09:35,050 --> 00:09:38,850 -- and conceptual skills become more and more important as you go, 188 00:09:41,440 --> 00:09:43,830 -- That makes sense. It does, it makes total sense. 189 00:09:43,840 --> 00:09:47,120 -- So here's an interesting concept about the skills approach, 190 00:09:47,130 --> 00:09:49,860 -- there's different combinations for different levels of 191 00:09:49,860 --> 00:09:51,840 -- leadership and we went through this briefly, 192 00:09:51,840 --> 00:09:53,340 -- but let's hit on this a little bit more. 193 00:09:53,350 --> 00:09:54,170 -- For example, 194 00:09:54,170 --> 00:09:56,440 -- a good supervisor has to have very high 195 00:09:56,440 --> 00:09:59,560 -- technical skills along with very high human skills, 196 00:09:59,740 --> 00:10:02,390 -- but the conceptual skills doesn't matter so much, 197 00:10:02,390 --> 00:10:04,960 -- they don't need to be able to set the company's vision 198 00:10:05,340 --> 00:10:08,300 -- or make sure that everyone in the company is on the 199 00:10:08,300 --> 00:10:10,200 -- same page and we're all fighting for the same thing, 200 00:10:10,200 --> 00:10:12,860 -- that's the people higher up the chain of responsibility. 201 00:10:13,440 --> 00:10:18,210 -- Like we're a good manager needs to have moderately high technical skills, 202 00:10:18,210 --> 00:10:20,460 -- not as much as the low level manager 203 00:10:20,840 --> 00:10:24,930 -- and moderately high conceptual skills, but not as much as the top level manager, 204 00:10:24,940 --> 00:10:27,490 -- but they have to have excellent human skills, 205 00:10:27,490 --> 00:10:30,400 -- a middle level manager has to have great communication, 206 00:10:30,400 --> 00:10:34,270 -- has to be able to build environment for people feel trust and empowered, 207 00:10:34,280 --> 00:10:37,610 -- that's all that it takes to be a good mid level manager 208 00:10:37,620 --> 00:10:39,050 -- and let me ask this again, 209 00:10:39,240 --> 00:10:42,310 -- these are all things that we can get better at correct. 210 00:10:42,320 --> 00:10:45,860 -- Absolutely, and we just have to learn how to strive to 211 00:10:46,040 --> 00:10:50,210 -- to get our people skills and to learn these these concepts. 212 00:10:50,210 --> 00:10:53,960 -- I think it will change everything if you have a desire to do that 213 00:10:53,970 --> 00:10:58,920 -- and doesn't mean that you have to get your PhD like chris I mean, 214 00:10:58,930 --> 00:10:59,960 -- don't get me wrong, 215 00:11:00,440 --> 00:11:01,170 -- he's got it, 216 00:11:01,170 --> 00:11:03,190 -- he's it's 217 00:11:03,190 --> 00:11:09,090 -- pretty impressive, but thank you, that's funny, 218 00:11:09,100 --> 00:11:13,310 -- but the desire to want to grow to want to learn to 219 00:11:13,310 --> 00:11:17,850 -- want to be a better leader just comes from that heartfelt, 220 00:11:17,860 --> 00:11:20,620 -- I'm going to do better, I'm gonna be better. 221 00:11:20,630 --> 00:11:21,950 -- Um and I think 222 00:11:22,240 --> 00:11:23,880 -- you have to have that passion, 223 00:11:23,880 --> 00:11:28,750 -- you have to have that one and that's what I want to encourage you today is um 224 00:11:29,240 --> 00:11:32,190 -- a lot of this leadership stuff is just desire. 225 00:11:32,200 --> 00:11:36,460 -- If you have that desire, I think you can you can step it up and learn, 226 00:11:37,140 --> 00:11:37,440 -- you know, 227 00:11:37,440 --> 00:11:41,260 -- that the first step would obviously be to learn the areas that you 228 00:11:41,260 --> 00:11:43,960 -- need help with and you can do online quizzes to do that, 229 00:11:43,960 --> 00:11:46,580 -- you can get people to give you feedback if you have 230 00:11:46,580 --> 00:11:48,460 -- people that you trust and will be honest with you, 231 00:11:48,460 --> 00:11:53,310 -- ask them what areas you need help with, whether it's the technical skills, 232 00:11:53,320 --> 00:11:55,260 -- if it's the human skills or if it's a 233 00:11:55,260 --> 00:11:58,460 -- conceptual skills and those can easily be improved on. 234 00:11:58,540 --> 00:12:01,960 -- You -- can't let your feelings get hurt and I struggle with this. 235 00:12:01,970 --> 00:12:05,740 -- If I'm honest, sometimes if somebody says, well you need to do this better, 236 00:12:05,740 --> 00:12:08,560 -- I just want to say, well you need to get a haircut. 237 00:12:09,140 --> 00:12:09,350 -- Mhm. 238 00:12:09,840 --> 00:12:11,310 -- That's not right. 239 00:12:11,320 --> 00:12:14,330 -- You got to be able to not where you're, you know, 240 00:12:14,340 --> 00:12:18,080 -- chris you mean you as much as said in that last paragraph, 241 00:12:18,090 --> 00:12:21,960 -- you have to understand the importance of 242 00:12:22,340 --> 00:12:25,010 -- it's okay that you're not okay, 243 00:12:25,020 --> 00:12:29,120 -- you're not doing this as good as if you're doing it as good as you can. 244 00:12:29,120 --> 00:12:31,930 -- There's still something else. You can change its 245 00:12:31,930 --> 00:12:33,170 -- constant growth 246 00:12:33,180 --> 00:12:33,860 -- again. 247 00:12:34,240 --> 00:12:36,450 -- Growth is essential. 248 00:12:36,460 --> 00:12:41,460 -- Um It's one of the most important things that we have to desire to do. So anyway, 249 00:12:41,840 --> 00:12:42,560 -- there's my two 250 00:12:42,560 --> 00:12:43,620 -- cents were very good. 251 00:12:43,620 --> 00:12:47,460 -- Yeah, and it was all good stuff could begin on that. Thank you. 252 00:12:47,470 --> 00:12:50,790 -- The last of the skills combination is for the top 253 00:12:50,790 --> 00:12:54,320 -- manager and a good top manager needs very high human 254 00:12:54,320 --> 00:12:57,560 -- skills because they have to interact with everyone from the 255 00:12:57,560 --> 00:13:00,760 -- board of directors down to the Trustees to everyone. 256 00:13:00,940 --> 00:13:05,500 -- They also need high conceptual skills, this is where they do the visions, 257 00:13:05,500 --> 00:13:06,360 -- the missions, 258 00:13:06,360 --> 00:13:09,980 -- the planning everything that's gonna be happening and they have to be able 259 00:13:09,980 --> 00:13:13,570 -- to get the employees buy in and everyone's on the same page, 260 00:13:13,580 --> 00:13:18,850 -- but the top level manager does not necessarily have to have high technical skills. 261 00:13:18,940 --> 00:13:21,910 -- They don't need to know the nuts and bolts of how things get done. 262 00:13:21,920 --> 00:13:23,650 -- They concentrate on the bigger picture 263 00:13:24,640 --> 00:13:29,760 -- motivators, -- motivators is exactly a way to put that. 264 00:13:29,760 --> 00:13:31,390 -- Yes, they need to be the cheerleaders. 265 00:13:31,390 --> 00:13:34,610 -- The coach's the people that make you want to get out there and do your best. 266 00:13:34,610 --> 00:13:34,950 -- Yeah. 267 00:13:34,960 --> 00:13:38,960 -- And scripturally who you would want to look to and learn from his Barnabas. 268 00:13:38,960 --> 00:13:41,610 -- He was absolutely son of encouragement. 269 00:13:41,620 --> 00:13:47,160 -- You know, the things that he did was he built, he built people up. He would, he would 270 00:13:47,540 --> 00:13:53,300 -- teach them and love on them and show them grace and God blessed his ministry. 271 00:13:53,300 --> 00:13:58,280 -- And he was called the son of encouragement. So that's a pretty good name. Yes, it is. 272 00:13:58,280 --> 00:14:01,350 -- You can call me that. I'd be okay with it. So 273 00:14:01,360 --> 00:14:03,850 -- I've been called a lot worse. Yeah. 274 00:14:04,040 --> 00:14:07,090 -- We're not going to get all the different names that we can go in there. 275 00:14:07,090 --> 00:14:12,780 -- A son of Yeah, no, let's go. A son of encourage 276 00:14:12,790 --> 00:14:14,110 -- right? 277 00:14:14,120 --> 00:14:14,520 -- There you 278 00:14:14,520 --> 00:14:14,910 -- go. 279 00:14:14,920 --> 00:14:17,830 -- So dave, let's say that this is really resonated with you. 280 00:14:17,830 --> 00:14:20,580 -- You've decided that of all the leadership theories. 281 00:14:20,580 --> 00:14:25,250 -- You're going to embrace the skills based leadership theory, the skills approach. 282 00:14:25,840 --> 00:14:27,450 -- What are the advantages of this? 283 00:14:27,450 --> 00:14:31,390 -- The first one is this was the very first approach to 284 00:14:31,390 --> 00:14:36,930 -- conceptualize and structure the leadership process around skills before this, 285 00:14:36,930 --> 00:14:39,570 -- we knew leaders had skills but we didn't know what they were, 286 00:14:39,570 --> 00:14:40,960 -- it was it wasn't important. 287 00:14:41,040 --> 00:14:43,250 -- This was the very first one to say these are 288 00:14:43,250 --> 00:14:45,140 -- the skills that are important to be a leader. 289 00:14:45,140 --> 00:14:48,140 -- It was groundbreaking in the time. That's amazing. Yeah. 290 00:14:48,240 --> 00:14:48,560 Mm 291 00:14:49,040 --> 00:14:53,380 -- One of the second advantages is by defining the leadership in terms of abilities. 292 00:14:53,390 --> 00:14:57,640 -- Suddenly leadership becomes available to everyone if you weren't a leader, 293 00:14:57,650 --> 00:14:59,010 -- but you wanted to be a leader. 294 00:14:59,020 --> 00:15:01,380 -- Here's the skills you work on now. You're a leader. 295 00:15:01,390 --> 00:15:02,750 -- Yeah. And I think 296 00:15:03,240 --> 00:15:07,360 -- that's something that I think any of us can, can catch on if we want it. 297 00:15:07,370 --> 00:15:09,260 -- Um you just gotta have again 298 00:15:09,640 --> 00:15:12,080 -- desire, -- desire is it? 299 00:15:12,090 --> 00:15:13,510 -- And the last advantage, 300 00:15:13,510 --> 00:15:16,140 -- there's a lot of other advantages of the last major advantages. 301 00:15:16,140 --> 00:15:19,670 -- This provides a comprehensive view of leadership that takes into 302 00:15:19,670 --> 00:15:23,450 -- account a wide variety of factors like problem solving skills, 303 00:15:23,450 --> 00:15:25,130 -- social judgment skills, 304 00:15:25,140 --> 00:15:28,280 -- So many of the skills fall under these three categories 305 00:15:28,280 --> 00:15:30,460 -- and it's easy to see where you need to improve. 306 00:15:30,740 --> 00:15:36,860 -- So what are some of the pitfalls the criticisms of skills based leadership? 307 00:15:37,540 --> 00:15:40,060 -- The first is the approach breath 308 00:15:40,440 --> 00:15:43,830 -- it definitely extends beyond the boundaries of leadership 309 00:15:43,840 --> 00:15:46,990 -- which makes it less precise and more general, 310 00:15:47,000 --> 00:15:49,800 -- Like if I say you need to improve your human skills? 311 00:15:49,800 --> 00:15:51,440 -- Well that's a broad category. 312 00:15:51,440 --> 00:15:52,930 -- What do you need to do 313 00:15:52,940 --> 00:15:55,500 -- specifically how do I exactly that 314 00:15:55,500 --> 00:15:56,910 -- give me a checklist? 315 00:15:56,910 --> 00:16:00,360 -- Abc how do I get there if this doesn't provide that? 316 00:16:01,040 --> 00:16:03,800 -- The second is the predictive value is limited, 317 00:16:03,810 --> 00:16:08,480 -- it doesn't explain how these skills translate into leadership performance. 318 00:16:08,490 --> 00:16:12,740 -- We know that leaders have these skills, but if you improve your leadership, 319 00:16:12,740 --> 00:16:15,270 -- let's say you've decided to approve your human skills, 320 00:16:15,280 --> 00:16:17,600 -- we don't know how that's going to affect your leadership. 321 00:16:17,610 --> 00:16:20,080 -- We can't say One plus one equals two. 322 00:16:20,080 --> 00:16:21,310 -- You improve your leadership, 323 00:16:21,310 --> 00:16:24,110 -- you're going to get new people that doesn't work that way. 324 00:16:25,040 --> 00:16:28,500 -- So sometimes you just gotta keep trying. Exactly. 325 00:16:28,510 --> 00:16:32,960 -- And the last criticism is the individual with trade 326 00:16:32,960 --> 00:16:36,020 -- like characteristics are included in this skill model. 327 00:16:36,030 --> 00:16:39,490 -- It's very similar to trade based except this is skills 328 00:16:39,490 --> 00:16:41,890 -- is not personality traits and things that you do, 329 00:16:41,900 --> 00:16:43,550 -- but they're so similar 330 00:16:43,740 --> 00:16:45,200 -- that sometimes they overlap. 331 00:16:45,200 --> 00:16:45,930 -- For example, 332 00:16:45,930 --> 00:16:48,280 -- human skills could actually be a trait you were 333 00:16:48,280 --> 00:16:50,460 -- born with and not something that you worked on, 334 00:16:50,940 --> 00:16:51,470 Gotcha 335 00:16:52,840 --> 00:16:55,210 -- and that is skill based leadership. 336 00:16:55,220 --> 00:17:00,760 -- So do you find this one with what you do it with the work that you do? 337 00:17:01,140 --> 00:17:04,640 -- Do you apply this pretty well or is it something that's not 338 00:17:04,640 --> 00:17:06,599 -- as easy as some of the other things we talked about? 339 00:17:06,609 --> 00:17:08,410 -- It's one of the easier ones, 340 00:17:08,420 --> 00:17:11,099 -- The trade based one can be a little more difficult and later on as 341 00:17:11,099 --> 00:17:15,880 -- we get into the more advanced style leaderships you'll see that this this one skill 342 00:17:15,880 --> 00:17:20,089 -- based skills approach goes hand in hand with so many others that if you 343 00:17:20,089 --> 00:17:23,760 -- want to be that transformational leader or you want to be that servant leader, 344 00:17:24,040 --> 00:17:26,560 -- well you need to improve your human skills or 345 00:17:26,560 --> 00:17:29,010 -- you may need to improve your conceptual skills. 346 00:17:29,010 --> 00:17:34,140 -- In some cases this one is is a good building block to start with and before we 347 00:17:34,140 --> 00:17:37,640 -- can get to some of the more advanced theories we really needed to tackle this one. 348 00:17:38,110 --> 00:17:39,060 -- Okay, 349 00:17:39,240 --> 00:17:43,340 -- Well listen, we are so glad that you've taken your time to listen to us. 350 00:17:43,350 --> 00:17:46,560 -- I want to encourage you with some scripture out of Philippians four 351 00:17:46,740 --> 00:17:49,560 -- Verse 12, Paul's kind of kind of 352 00:17:50,140 --> 00:17:52,370 -- he's having a rough time and this is what he says, 353 00:17:52,370 --> 00:17:56,170 -- I know what it is to be in need and I know what it is to have plenty. 354 00:17:56,540 --> 00:17:59,630 -- I have learned the secret of being content in 355 00:17:59,640 --> 00:18:03,410 -- any and every situation whether well fed or hungry, 356 00:18:03,420 --> 00:18:06,240 -- whether living in plenty or in one, 357 00:18:06,250 --> 00:18:09,720 -- I can do all things through him who gives me strength now? 358 00:18:09,720 --> 00:18:13,400 -- We quote 13 a lot because it's an easy fix. 359 00:18:13,400 --> 00:18:18,460 -- But he says, even when I'm hungry, even when things aren't going away, even when 360 00:18:18,740 --> 00:18:22,850 -- none of the people that I'm leading following my direction, 361 00:18:23,440 --> 00:18:26,940 -- I can still find contentment when I am in 362 00:18:26,940 --> 00:18:30,090 -- the center of God's will and that's jesus christ. 363 00:18:30,100 --> 00:18:34,900 -- So we hope that you can thank you, we want to pray for you. 364 00:18:34,910 --> 00:18:37,860 -- We want to we want to help you develop as a leader. 365 00:18:38,040 --> 00:18:40,890 -- Please give us that opportunity. Thanks for listening. 366 00:18:40,890 --> 00:18:44,130 -- We don't take that for granted. Quick shout out to Jeff Bond. 367 00:18:44,130 --> 00:18:45,560 -- He's listening to every one of them. 368 00:18:45,640 --> 00:18:51,230 -- Thanks Chef, one of my buddies and every once in a while if you listen, 369 00:18:51,240 --> 00:18:53,120 -- we may do a shout out. 370 00:18:53,120 --> 00:18:56,350 -- There we go. Thanks for listening guys, we love you. 371 00:18:58,240 --> 00:19:02,300 -- This is an lbs production, which stands for pounds. 372 00:19:02,300 --> 00:19:03,350 -- I don't know if you knew that or not, 373 00:19:03,350 --> 00:19:08,530 -- but it also stands for laughing because we're saved, but we kind of like the pounds, 374 00:19:08,530 --> 00:19:13,700 -- so um Chris will lift them and I will gain them and we will have a great time. 375 00:19:13,700 --> 00:19:14,460 -- Thanks for listening. 376 00:19:15,440 --> 00:19:15,670 -- Mhm.

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