Leading by example
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  • 1. LEADING BY EXAMPLE; becoming the leader you want others to follow. PRESENTED BY SCOTT ODIGIE
  • 2. INTRODUCTION What comes to our minds when we hear the word leader? For most of us, it is the picture of someone who occupies a position, especially in government.
  • 3. In terms of natural resources, Africa is the world's richest continent. It has 50% of the world's gold, most of the world's diamonds and chromium, 90% of the cobalt, 40% of the world's potential hydroelectric power, 65% of the manganese, millions of acres of untilled farmland, as well as other natural resources. Despite its natural wealth, Africa is home to the world's most impoverished and abused people. African leaders are quick to blame the legacy of colonialism, others accuse its neo- colonial dimension, and some others pose culture, climate and bio-geographic factors as the explanation to the ?why? of the African problems.
  • 4. CONCEPT OF LEADERSHIP Leadership is all about influence; it is helping others to achieve great goals or find significance.
  • 5. CONCEPT OF LEADERSHIP Leadership is not by acquisition (of power, position and money), but by entrustment.
  • 6. CONCEPT OF LEADERSHIP Leadership is not by coercion, negotiation but by inspiration.
  • 7. CONCEPT OF LEADERSHIP Leadership is not necessarily the number of followers, but leading in your own sphere of capacity.
  • 8. CONCEPT OF LEADERSHIP Leadership begins when your life becomes a challenge to others.
  • 9. FALSE IDEOLOGY WHY WE DON’T LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 1. The African-Nigerian concept or definition of leadership
  • 10. -Leadership is synonymous to superiority. -Only few are born leaders. -Leadership is what we do.
  • 11. FALSE IDEOLOGY WHY WE DON’T LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 2. Personal insecurity. This describes low self- esteem; not finding personal fulfillment from within. Defining oneself by the position you occupy.
  • 12. FALSE IDEOLOGY WHY WE DON’T LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 3. Inadequate apprenticeship spirit. many are leaders by circumstances and not from experience.
  • 13. HOW TO LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 1. Don’t look for what or who to blame for your failures-take responsibility!
  • 14. HOW TO LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 2. Give accurate representation to the “led.” Be a person of integrity.
  • 15. HOW TO LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 3. Take calculated risks that demonstrate commitment to a larger purpose for the benefit of the people.
  • 16. HOW TO LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 4. Listen, ask questions and Seek to understand.
  • 17. HOW TO LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 5. Live by principles and uphold core values.
  • 18. WHY WE MUST LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 1. It creates a picture of possibility .People can look at you and say, "Well, if he can do it, I can do it." When you lead by example, you make it easy for others to follow you.
  • 19. WHY WE MUST LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 2. It brings about economic and political development.
  • 20. WHY WE MUST LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 3. Paradigm shift.
  • 21. WHY WE MUST LEAD BY EXAMPLE? 4. It raises the ethical and moral standards in the society.
  • 22. CONCLUSION Leadership is all about influence. Thank you for listening.