Changing concept of career (Characteristics of tri-sector leaders…
Changing concept of career
Growth mindset model
Having a supporting figure, someone to encourage them throughout their journey.
Stepping within the uncomfortable zone, whilst being critical
The first step is understanding yourself.
Classroom training of employability is not very effective.
Studies have shown that the best employees are the ones who believe that they have unlimited potential
Mindset can be considered to be more important than employability
Need for tri-sector leaders
Benefit: make yourself more attractive in the sense of gaining employment
Outcome: sustainable, holistic solutions.
Main idea here, is that collaboration is needed between government, for-profit and not-for-profit sectors to solve many difficult problems
Encouraged to be performed inside the workplace and outside the workplace
Improves the ability of an individual to be creative and innovative
deliver lifetime loyalty in reciprocation for lifetime employment
Access diverse information
Tour of duty
Can act as a retention tool
Aware of expected benefits and when term is over
Entering into fixed term projects
Developing tri-sector leaders
Life cycle approach
End of career
Mentoring tri-sector leaders
Succession planning assuring tri-sector leadership in developed
Connect with the media
Find people with shared interests/fellowships
Beginning of career
Training and mentoring from multiple sectors
Characteristics of tri-sector leaders
Maintaining a prepared mind
Focusing on a set of skills, rather than an individual career or career path.
Being financially prepared to take a less financially viable position in the short term.
Building integral networks
Think tanks - pooling of all ideas to develop solutions for cross-sectorial issues
Often used to convene project teams
Forging an intellectual thread
Allows transcending of cross-sectorial boundaries and sector-based thinking
Focuses on the idea of continuously learning
Developing contextual intelligence
Assessing the contextual differences between the sectors
The ability to identify parallels between the sectors
Acquiring transferable skills
Government regulation that brings together competing interests that create a environment which benefits the public.
Balancing competing motives
Combine idealism and pragmatism
Pragmatism: evaluation of theories or beliefs in terms of their practicality
Idealism: pursuit of perfection
Want to create public value