|NAVTA 2016 Leadership Workshop|
NAVTA Leadership Workshop 2016 - Secrets of Successful Leadership
Welcome to the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) Leadership Workshop. The field of veterinary technology has evolved over the course of decades. We are presented with an opportunity, if not a requirement, for the profession to strengthen and organize our activity to pursue profession wide goals. This Leadership Workshop is hosted by NAVTA, focused on providing resources to develop solid national and regional leadership within organizations, and refine visions for the future.
The workshop is approved for 4 hours of RACE credit, and 4 hours of VHMA CVPM credit.
Secrets of Successful Leadership:
How to Get More Done with Less Effort
Cynthia is the recognized expert in the association industry for working with volunteer leaders.
#1: How to Turn “I Don’t Have Time” Into “I Can’t Wait to Volunteer!”
If you are like many volunteer leaders, you may struggle with getting others involved. Instead of leading a vibrant team, you find yourself continuing to add more to your plate. It doesn’t have to be that way.
As a result of this program, you will be able to…
Come ready to roll up your sleeves, have fun and learn simple, how-to ideas you can start to use right away in your volunteer efforts - and your life. Content to be covered:
Lead to attract more volunteers with ease
1. Leadership is a team sport.
2. Doing it all is not leading.
3. Being a martyr leader who does it all is a risk-management issue to your organization
4. Job of leader is to move the mission forward through the work of others
5. Leader’s work is managing and leading others.
6. Tips to succeed.
Showcase value of involvement to potential volunteers
1. You must speak “language” of person in front of you.
2. There are three primary hot buttons to get people to say yes to you.
3. How to identify individual’s hot button.
4. How to pull when they are not sure.
5. How to make an offer once you identified personal hot button.
6. Most common mistakes to avoid.
7. How to use hot button approach as leader in writing, front of room and face to face.
Create compelling experiences to get others involved.
1. Paint a vivid picture of potential
2. Manage the energy (Think process)
3. Make it worth showing up by keeping things relevant.
4. Celebrate achievements with your team
5. Pump up the fun in the work.
#2: Lead a Team of Diverse Volunteers Successfully
You can’t always choose the people who volunteer for you. They are a cast of characters who bring their special ways and sometimes baggage to your table. As a leader you need to be ready to lead all types – and make sure they get value for showing up as well! Join us to discover how to be the leader members can’t wait to volunteer with. You will learn strategies for leading diverse teams, how to deal with all the characters at your table and how to delegate so the work gets done. As a result of this program, you will be able to:
If you want your volunteers to show up for your meetings eager to participate and ready to get to work, this is the session for you! Support the development of your diverse team
1. Understand the phases of team development – forming, storming, norming, performing.
2. Approach leadership as a facilitator rather than dictator.
3. Celebrate an abundance of potential rights in discussions.
4. Focus on moving conversations forward.
5. Ask good questions
6. All voices are equal and invited
7. Build trust by creating a safe space.
1. Ask for understanding when meaning is cloudy.
2. Translate issues into a visual rendering.
3. Use timing to support team acceptance of new ideas.
4. Look for the best solution rather than the right solution.
5. Use 5-4-3-2-1 voting to get clarity and speed discussions.
1. The offer of work needs to be doable for a normal person.
2. Set up a process to about what to do when life gets in the way.
3. Confirm agreed upon work both in words and in writing.
4. Monitor and adjust the progress of your team.
5. Work differently with planners versus crammers.
6. Know how to monitor people with different experience and trust levels.
7. Establish a clear way for communicate and celebrate completed work.
#3 Get Answers to Your Burning Challenges
Do you have an issue that is tripping you up and taking way too much time?
Maybe it’s something simple that you just never learned?
Whether you are dreaming of a big issue or simple how-to, this customized experience is going to help get you some answers. Using open space technology, you’ll have the opportunity to get and share solutions with other participants.
This program 560-25460 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total 4 Veterinary Technician CE Credits. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categorie(s) of: Category Three: Non-Scientific-Practice Management/Professional Development using the delivery method(s) of: Seminar/Lecture. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements.