EMERGING LEADERS IN PLANNING
Practical Leadership for Planners – a workshop for emerging leaders in the planning profession.
workshop has been running successfully for the past five years.
Planners need to be leaders – people who can influence and inspire
others to achieve an outcome. It offers emerging leaders the opportunity
to develop their own personal leadership style and practice useful
tools and techniques that enable leaders to get results through others.
Examples and stories relate to planning and local government
WHO WILL BENEFIT: Young planners in their late 20s
and thirties who need to manage various project planning meetings,
community groups or who have responsibility for others at work. Those in
their 40’s and 50’s who have not had any formal training or development
could also benefit. Also planners who may need to stand in as leader
occasionally or who aspire to a more permanent leadership role in
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN INCLUDES:
HOW THE WORKSHOP WORKS:
- A framework for leadership action
- The four stages of age related leadership development
- Building emotional control and understanding motivation of self and others
- Knowing your own and others thinking type
- Becoming aware of the effect of two critical personality traits
- •Using your own unique approach to leadership
- Practice applying some group process tools that help guide a successful meeting
- Applying practical techniques to successfully facilitate a group, team or public meeting
- Developing confidence in very diverse groups with more senior members than yourself
PRESENTED BY LEIGH AUTON AND JANIS GRUMMIT
- A simple framework that is filled in by examples and stories from Leigh Auton – a planner who became the CEO.
- Stories from workshop members
- Practical exercises and discussion
- Fun and a chance to get to know other planners with similar challenges
has extensive local government experience including being a former
Chief Executive of Manukau City Council. He has a passion for planning,
strategic thinking and good governance. He has been involved in issues
at national, regional and local levels in New Zealand.
more than 30 years experience advising senior executives across many
organisations spanning central and local Government, the private and
not-for-profit sectors. A social anthropologist, Janis also uses her
personal knowledge of neuroscience to add to her considerable leadership
experience. She has been an executive leader and now enjoys mentoring
others including individuals, companies and boards.