“I’ve read the obituaries of leaders, but never have I
seen a birth announcement for a leader. I can only
deduce that somewhere between birth and death, by
training, by choice and by strength of character, people
Who thinks that they were born as a leader?
Who thinks they have developed/been developed into a
How many of you do not think that you are a leader? >
“I know God will not
give me anything I can’t
handle. I just wish that
He didn’t trust me so
“My biggest motivation? Just to keep
challenging myself. I see life almost
like one long University education
that I never had - every day I'm
learning something new.”
How did this man inspire a world to
donate millions for poverty?
What did he stir in us to make us want
What the practitioner says:
What the theorist says:
Leadership is not so much about technique and
methods as it is about opening the heart. Leadership is
about inspiration—of oneself and of others.
Great leadership is about human experiences, not
Leadership is not a formula or a program, it is a human
activity that comes from the heart and considers the
heart. Great leadership is about human experiences,
not processes of others.
It is an attitude, not a routine.
The OSU Studies – says leaders exhibit 2
categories of behavior:
• Structure behavior –The extent to which a leader
is likely to define and structure his or her role and
those of subordinates in the search for goal
Consideration behavior-The extent to which a
leader is likely to have job relationships
characterized by mutual trust, respect for
subordinate’s ideas, and regard for his/her feelings
Fiedler’s Contingency Theory
The Path-Goal Theory of Leadership
Leadership begins with learning to know and control
oneself first. Then, and only then, can we lead and
Self - Realisation
True to self
A true leader is not necessarily the person with the title.
A true leader is the person with the passion and the belief
for what they stand for, whose vision is clear and focused.
“The ability to lead lies within us all……”
There is little doubt that there is some capacity for
leadership within practically every one of us. However, like
every skill, the capacity to lead comes with experience and
study. We can only improve ourselves, in any way, by a
conscious effort to learn to do better.”
Sir John Harvey-Jones