Session: Leadership & Power

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Wed, Jul 1 2020, 17:00 - 19:00 UTC
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We look at busting leadership myths, looking at different types of power and facilitating leadership.

Resources for the session:

 

Here are some relevant additional reading materials:

🌿 Undoing the Politics of Powerlessness by Yotam Marom

🌿 Power Myths by Miki Kashtan

🌿 4 types of power: What are power over; power with; power to and power within? By Starhawk

🌿 11 Practical Steps Towards Healthy Power Dynamics at Work by Richard Bartlett

🌿 White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

This session is part of the following Learning Module

Learning module: Leadership & Power

This session covers:

  • Busting leadership myths
  • Learning about leaderful groups 
  • Analysing facilitation leadership
  • Distinguishing different types of power 
  • Reflecting on power dynamics

 

Materials

 

Before this meeting:

  • Completion of Session 1

 

Reading:

 

After this meeting:

  • Think through the following questions: 
    • How can you model healthy leadership in your team? 
    • What are you going to work on to become a better leader? 
    • How will you support others to lead?
    • How do you benefit from the status quo system? How can you address this privilege?
  • Try to apply the learnings gained from the leadership in your group reflection session
  • Set up a meeting to discuss power dynamics with a skilled external facilitator