Leadership in a Galaxy Far Far Away…and In Your Own Business!
Not that long ago, in businesses very very close by, there was a great disturbance. As many leaders struggled to improve their decision-making practices and ability to influence others, they were met with a variety of challenges and crisis situations. Having turned to publications, blogs, and other traditional resources on leadership, some of these individuals realized that this was not the help they were looking for. Using elements of the “Star Wars” franchise, Dr. Mike Urick presents a resource for leaders that seek to become Jedi in their organizations. Based on the bestselling book “A Manager’s Guide to Using the Force: Leadership Lessons from a Galaxy Far Far Away”, this presentation takes leadership theories and provides related examples drawn from the struggles of a distant galaxy so that readers can then reflect on how these concepts might play out in their own day-to-day leadership activities.
The following topics will be explored:
• The purposes of and approaches to mentorship
• Building a cohesive alliance
• Becoming more influential
• Proper communication techniques
• Finding the balance between adaptability and resilience during a crisis
• And others…
Whether you own your own business or work for an organization of any size, you will find value in learning how research-based leadership best practices evident in “Star Wars” can help you in your daily decision making and influence activities.