Leadership Information


Leadership Information

Transformational Leadership


"What is leadership?" When this question is asked most of the people answer "leadership is the capacity or an ability of a person to lead". Earlier theories of leadership viz.

How To Get To Know A Disabled Person


When you first meet someone who is blind, deaf, or in a wheelchair, what is your initial reaction? Curiosity? Sympathy? Awkwardness? If you experience any of these emotions, you are not alone. Chances are you don't regularly associate with someone who is disabled, so these feelings are quite common.

The Six Essential Leadership Attributes


Leadership is the foundation for all organizations, whether corporate, nonprofit or government. Leadership is a high calling and responsibility, upon which all else the organization is or does rests.

Character -- Why It Matters In Leaders


"Character is much easier kept than recovered." -Thomas Paine"The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back.

Act on Some of the Facts


Making any decision without having all of the information and facts beforehand can be very tough. I spoke with a young man recently and he told me that some of his professors had changed the rules on him in the administration of his classes.

Leadership Lessons from Pope John Paul II


"Heroes are rebels with a cause. Rebels because they challenge the traditional ways of thinking and refuse to follow the herd.

The Four Laws Of Leadership (Part One)


Leadership is motivational or it's stumbling in the dark. After all, isn't it more effective to have people want to go from point A to point B instead of to be ordered to go from A to B?The ability to instill "want to" in others, to motivate them, marks the difference between average leaders and great leaders.

The Four Laws Of Leadership (Part Two)


In Part One, I described the laws of motivation. In Part Two, I'll examine the laws in more detail.

Leadership Skills: Four Ways of Overcoming Perfectionism


We pay a high price for perfectionism. "What perfectionism?" we perfectionists mutter.

On Being A Born Leader


"Leaders are born, not made." Right? Let me ask you a question: do you believe that?I'll give you mine: I *don't* believe it.

Getting Things Done, Without the Sweat!


How do you get your people on your side? And once their on your side, how can you get them to do anything you want? It's a skill that we all want. Nothing's better than leaving the hard work for someone else! But how?Do You Have It In You?Getting what you want and deserving it are two totally different things! Do you think it's reasonable to order a task onto your subordinate? Do you think it's acceptable to call up a friend only when you want something? Or how about being nice to someone just to butter them up but ignore them otherwise?No way! No fair!What would you think if someone treated you like that? Well this happens all the time.

A Leader's Ultimate Goal - Connect to Engage!


Connect and Engage! Your People Are Your Power.It's been said many times that true leadership is measured by ones ability to motivate and influence others.

Leadership Is Power: Test Your Ethics


"The payoff for the ethical person is a reputation for honesty. It's a payoff that makes every undertaking easier and attracts unsolicited opportunities.

Recommended Books on Leadership and Team Building


The single most important thing a leader can do is lead by example, and if you want your team to be dynamic and learn more, you've got to continually innovate and find new ways to encourage, reward, and motivate YOURSELF! That's right, I said you've got to motivate YOU! If you lead by example, and you're motivated, soon your team will be too!That being said, here are my recommendations for a few good leadership and team building books. Enjoy!The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow them and People Will Follow You Failing Forward John C.

Leadership Skill Training


Quality leadership is a positive asset that is needed in every organization. Observe any successful club, committee or team and you will find a capable leader in each of these organizations.

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