Leadership is the ability to inspire support and confidence among the people who are needed to achieve company goals. Management is the coordination of human, material, technological, and financial resources needed for an organization to reach its goal.
"Control is not leadership;management is not leadership;leadership is leadership. If youseek to lead, invest at least 50% ofyour time in leading yourself—yourown purpose, ethics, principles,motivation, conduct. Invest atleast 20% leading those withauthority over you and 15%leading your peers."— Dee HockFounder and CEO Emeritus, Visa
Self-confidence › Has the tools necessary to lead the group Self-sacrificing › More concerned about others than self Passion/enthusiasm › Love their work Emotional intelligence › Their emotions and the emotions of others Cognitive & critical self-assessment skills › Problem solving and intellectual skills
Self-awareness › Aware of strengths and weaknesses Sense of humor › Relieves tension Trustworthiness › Display honesty, integrity, credibility Assertiveness › Forthright in expressing demands, opinions, feelings and attitudes Positive core self-evaluation › Locus of control, emotional stability
In groups of 2-3 (10 minutes) Discuss the 10 key leadership traits › Why are the traits important for a leader? List the traits in order from most important to least important Add any traits that your group thinks is important One person from the group will share your groups information with the class.
Acquire broad experience › Supervisory experience in different areas Model effective leaders › Observe capable leaders Self-develop leadership traits & behaviors › Identify traits to work on and obtain training
Become an integrated human being › Know thyself, independence, authenticity, responsibility, courage, and integrity › Develop values that guide you so you can guide the behavior of others Practice a little leadership › Look for opportunities to exert a small amount of helpful leadership Mentor a struggling coworker, coach someone on using a new technology, make a suggestion for product/process improvement Help your leader lead › Provide useful information to your leader to help them avoid a mistake or capitalize on an opportunity
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” Theodore Roosevelt“Leadership is the art ofgetting someone else to dosomething you want donebecause he wants to do it.”Dwight Eisenhower “Dont tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” George S. Patton