1. Presented by :RASHMIRANJAN DAS
• . ―If your actions inspire others to dream more , learn more
, do more and become more , That’s a leadership‖. ―John
Quincy Adams ‖(6th president of the United States)
• . ―Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something
you want done because he wants to do it‖.―Dwight D.
Eisenhower‖(34th president of the United States)
• Leadership is a process by which a person influences others to
accomplish an objective and directs the organization in a way
that makes it more cohesive and coherent. Leadership is a
process whereby an individual influences a group of
individuals to achieve a common goal.
3. MYTHS ABOUT LEADERSHIP
Leaders are born not made• ―The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born
— that there is a genetic factor to leadership. In fact, the
opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born – Warren
G. Bennis‖.(chairman of the Leadership Institute at the
University of Southern California)
• "Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard
effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve
any goal that is worthwhile." --Vince Lombardi (First football
• Managers are leaders.
The opposite is also false: Leaders are managers. While there
are similarities, there are some differences between managing
• Innovators are leaders.
Not in every case. Many people have invented new
products, but could not get them to the market.
• Leaders are infallible.
No! New leadership skills are often learned through mistakes.
• Leaders only give orders.
No! The best leaders give more inspiration and give fewer
•Leadership exists only at the top of the organization.
Leadership, leaders, and leadership opportunities, both formal and
informal, exist at every level of the organization. The larger the
organization, the more formal leadership roles it is likely to have in
order to address the needs at varying levels and functions of the
organization; however, in smaller organizations there may actually
be more opportunity to experience various types of leadership
•Leaders know everything.
No! However, they are often good at resourcing. They know where
to get what is needed and they know how to bring the right people
together to accomplish more than otherwise would be done.
• Leaders treat everyone the same.
No! If that were true, a successful leader might put everyone
one the same bus in the same seat on the bus. Leaders often
see the uniqueness of people and see how they may help them
reach their full potential.
• Leaders should not be friends with team members.
No! The best leaders often have some very close friends on
• Leaders select only experienced people.
No! Great leaders often will select talent for the next
• Leaders should focus on the weaknesses.
No! They should delegate to their weaknesses and work
toward their strengths.
7. References:• WWW.elsevier.com /connect/8-myths-ofleadership-by-a-stem-leader
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