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Roving Leadership focuses on the fact that employees are the most important part of any organization.

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Foundation of Roving Leadership

Roving Leadership is based on the conviction that sustained organizational success is not merely the responsibility of one or a few persons in charge. It is not a quick simple fix, but rather a process that creates positive outcomes by utilizing the skills and talents of the entire organization. The key premise of Roving Leadership is that Leadership moves dependent on the challenges that face the organization. All of the members and parts of the organization who contribute to this practice position the organization ahead of the “change curve.

Roving Leadership Presentation

The Roving Leadership keynotes, presentations or on going coaching places employees in a concrete process of redefining themselves as leaders. It challenges many assumptions about leadership and offers opportunities and skills for every person to develop themselves as leaders. By probing dynamic case studies and identifying the key elements of Roving Leadership, participants will understand the value of collaborative engagement and utilize their individual skills and talents to meet the challenges that face the organization.

12 Key Considerations of Roving Leadership

Leadership can be messy but it is worth the effort.
Organizations that share power and the ability to engage all employees thrive.
Not invented here must evaporate for Leadership to flourish.
Trust is built when outcomes are more important than control.
Depending on the challenges every department can take a Leadership role.
New beliefs and overt positive speech support Roving Leadership.
Money is important to employees, but the opportunity to do meaningful work is more important.
A dynamic Vision and agreed upon values are the foundations for employee belief and behavior.
Both positive and negative dissatisfaction can promote outstanding performance.
Blaming kills creativity, and failures can be the source of critical learning.
There are no unimportant persons or departments in the organization.
A code of conduct helps everyone understand what the expectations and rules are.

Roving Leadership Exists When

  • There is a compelling Vision as to “Why” the organization exists.
  • There are no unimportant parts of the organization.

  • Silos are broken down and interdependence is more than rhetoric.

  • Belief systems are regularly examined and updated.

  • Not invented here” is not the key operating philosophy.
  • Learning and organizational development are constant.

  • Past success is not taken for granted.

  • Forgiveness is easier to acquire than permission.

  • The roles of every person and unit are encouraged to openly be involved in organizational goals and challenges.

  • Legacy and customer satisfaction are the goals.

Topics For Roving Leadership Process

  • What is Roving Leadership?
  • What is the value for the individual and the organization?

  • Does it weaken or positively transform the organization?

  • Are decisions always democratic?

  • Can it be used to develop employees at every level?

  • Are their specific organizations where it is being used effectively?