Keeping a Positive Focus Cheryl Ridgway July 2011
Keeping a Positive Focus2 Effective people don’t solve problems They pursue Opportunities4. What is Leadership?5. The positive thinkers sees the Invisible, feels the Intangible and achieves the Impossible..6. What is Leadership about ? 7.Effective Leaders - Maintain a positive attitude. See change as an opportunity.8. the perseverance to accomplish a goal, regardless of the seemingly insurmountable obstacles.9. Show creativity by thinking of new and better goals, ideas, and solutions to problems. 10.Surround yourself with optimism
What is Leadership? The leader seeks to communicate his vision to his followers. He captures their attention with his optimistic intuition of possible solutions to their needs. He influences them by the dynamism of his faith. He demonstrates confidence that the challenge can be met, the need resolved, the crisis overcome. -John Haggai
The positive thinkers sees the Invisible, feels the Intangible, and achieves the Impossible..
What is Leadership about ? Leadership is essentially about helping people to achieve a better life.
Effective Leaders Maintain a positive attitude. See change as an opportunity. “It is the mark of a leader to welcome change and take advantage of the opportunity it presents”
Delegate and empower. “Leaders share responsibility and they set examples for others to follow. Leaders encourage growth in others by challenging them to take new responsibility, encouraging them to succeed, and supporting them if they fail.” Communicate– “Leaders set the example for open communication. They use their heads, say what they feel, and speak from their heart -- not from their policy.”
“Understand others, yourself, and your situation. Leaders understand the importance of an open, inquisitive mind.”
“Leadership involves setting goals, and then encouraging the business towards them. It’s about creating positive change to achieve long-term objectives, while making the best use of resources, including people’s potential.”
MartinLutherKing Passion Courage Confidence Intelligence Motivation Vision "I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed . . .” Martin Luther King
Leadership qualities that moved a nation Trust Values Passion Courage Intelligence Vision Confidence “And a purpose greater than he .” “Courage — not complacency — is our need today. Leadership not. salesmanship.” — John F. Kennedy
Intelligence Courage MotivationPassion TrustConfidence Consistency Ability to listen ApproachabilityHumanUnderstanding "Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm." —Abraham Lincoln http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/229.Abraham_Lincoln
Surround yourself with optimism Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don't hang around long enough for his or her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people. --Zig Zigler
“The great breakthrough in your life comes when you realize that you can learn anything you need to learn to accomplish any goal that you set for yourself. This means there are no limits on what you can be, have, or do.” -- Brian Tracy
“Confidence on the outside begins by living with integrity on the inside.” -- Brian Tracy
It will happen……… “As long as we are persistent in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.” -- DenisWaitley