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Kristina Ricketts


CLD3-6

Community Power: Bringing the Right People to the Table

2/26/2016 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Empowerment--the ability to enable or share power--can be encouraged within the community context. In this publication we will share with you a traditional definition of community power, how to outline a community's power structure, and a process on how to bring the right "power players" to the table.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Using Leadership Skills to Improve Quality of Life (CLD3 series)
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Size: 185 kb
Pages: 3



CLD1-8-ANR

Understanding Generational Differences: ANR Facilitator's Guide

7/10/2013 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

By gaining a better understanding of the values that have shaped each generation, we increase our opportunity for building strong family, work, and community relationships.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
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Size: 314 kb
Pages: 4



CLD1-6

Significant Leadership Characteristics

4/4/2013 (minor revision)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Everyone has the opportunity to be a leader at some point, so it is important that every person have a strong understanding of what leadership is, what good leadership looks like, and how it can vary between individuals. Learning about leadership will make you much more effective the next time it is your turn to lead.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
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Size: 263 kb
Pages: 2



CLD2-1

Understanding Your Organization's Culture

2/5/2013 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

A thorough knowledge of your organization's culture can lead to a variety of successful outcomes, including improved leadership, increased community engagement, and ideally, organizational growth.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
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Size: 290 kb
Pages: 3



CLD2-1-FCS

Understanding Your Organization's Culture: FCS Facilitator's Guide

2/5/2013 (new)
Authors: Janet Johnson, Kristina Ricketts

Effective leaders have a profound effect upon the culture of their organizations. Leaders hire and fire, determine policies and are organizational role models. All of these factors impact an organization's culture. Therefore, it is important that leaders understand the basics behind culture and how to influence it toward desired results.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development, County Extension
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
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Size: 313 kb
Pages: 4



CLD2-2

Visioning: Setting the Future for Your Organization

2/5/2013 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

The important role that vision plays within a successful organization cannot be underestimated. A vision transforms an organization; it offers a picture of what could be, and encourages the organization to move toward that goal.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
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Size: 306 kb
Pages: 3



CLD2-5

Using a SWOT Analysis: Taking a Look at Your Organization

2/5/2013 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Before you try to determine a strategy to address your community issue, you need to evaluate the factors that may affect your decision. The more thoroughly you prepare up front, the better your results will be. A SWOT analysis is used to examine the factors and help determine how you can reach your goal successfully.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Organizational Leadership (CLD2 series)
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Size: 237 kb
Pages: 3



CLD1-3-FCS

Communication Essentials for Good Impressions: FCS Facilitator's Guide

6/20/2012 (new)
Authors: Melissa Goodman, Janet Johnson, Kristina Ricketts, Laura Stephenson

Communication is the key to effective leadership and fulfilling organizational vision and mission.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development, County Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
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Size: 268 kb
Pages: 3



CLD1-5-FCS

Followership: Understanding the Basics of Teamwork: FCS Facilitator's Guide

6/20/2012 (new)
Authors: Janet Johnson, Kristina Ricketts, Laura Stephenson, Laura Wilson

One cannot be a leader without followers--and some would argue that this requirement makes followers just as important as leaders. It is important to understand why and how people follow.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development, County Extension
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
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Size: 261 kb
Pages: 4



CLD1-10

Speaking for Success: How to Influence Others

4/26/2011 (new)
Authors: Katie Keith, Kristina Ricketts

Because public speaking plays such an important role in society, learning to be an effective speaker can lead to more successful results for any group or organization.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development, Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
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Size: 253 kb
Pages: 2



CLD1-9

The Influence of Personal Characteristics: Personality, Culture and Environment

4/26/2011 (new)
Authors: Marissa Aull, Martha Nall, Kristina Ricketts

Fundamentally, leadership involves human interaction. Thus, understanding ourselves, our temperaments and why we tend to respond in certain ways is important in our development as a leader and in working with others to reach shared goals.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development, County Extension, Program and Staff Development
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
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Size: 278 kb
Pages: 3



CLD1-3

Communication Essentials for Good Impressions

1/6/2011 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Let's learn more about non-verbal communication (body language) and the roles speaking and active listening pay in communication.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
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Size: 257 kb
Pages: 2



CLD1-5

Followership: Understanding the Basics of Teamwork

1/6/2011 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

To reap the benefits of successful teamwork, we must understand why and how people follow.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Developing Personal Leadership (CLD1 series)
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Size: 283 kb
Pages: 2



ELK2-104

The Philosophy Behind Empowerment

10/7/2010 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

The connection between power and empowerment is tangible--the term "empowerment" includes power in its definition. Most often, power is defined behaviorally--as the ability of one individual or group to affect the actions of another.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Group Process: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK2 series)
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Size: 237 kb
Pages: 6



ELK2-103

Power Basics

8/25/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

This publication will address the basics of power--how it is defined, basic individual and organizational power sources, how to identify community power structures, the distribution and price of using power, and finally some of the more common misconceptions about power.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Group Process: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK2 series)
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Size: 395 kb
Pages: 8



ELK1-205

Followership

4/7/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

A primary purpose behind this publication is to illustrate how indispensable good followers are to a good leader. To do this we will lay out the basics of followership, introduce the leader-follower loop, confer on why individuals follow and finally discuss two key aspects of good followership--essential qualities and the importance of leader/follower collaboration.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Leadership: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK1 series)
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Size: 287 kb
Pages: 6



ELK1-102

Behaving Intelligently: Leadership Traits and Characteristics

3/12/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Sometimes effective leadership is more of a mark of successfully matching a leader (and their unique skills and characteristics) with the appropriate situation, rather than changing or developing specific leadership characteristics.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Leadership: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK1 series)
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Size: 404 kb
Pages: 7



ELK1-103

Leadership versus Management

2/26/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

In this document, we will address fundamental definitions of leadership and management, behaviors consistent with effective leadership and management, and the specific types of skills that contribute toward effective management.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Leadership: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK1 series)
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Size: 226 kb
Pages: 5



ELK1-101

Competent Leaders: What Effective Leaders do Well

2/19/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

In this publication, we will discuss how to measure leadership effectiveness, some common characteristics of effective leaders, the difference between successful and effective leaders, and some obstacles leaders encounter in being effective.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Leadership: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK1 series)
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Size: 261 kb
Pages: 7



ELK1-100

Say Hello to Leadership

1/20/2009 (new)
Authors: Kristina Ricketts

Interacting effectively with other people is important to everyone--whether employee, leader, follower, constituent, or community member. Learning the basics of leadership could be the best hour you have ever spent on life-long learning.

Departments: Community and Leadership Development
Series: Leadership: Empowering Leaders in Kentucky (ELK1 series)
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Size: 335 kb
Pages: 8