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Leadership Skills
Attribute:
elusive potential to be a Leader
What is….?
Leader:
• A person or thing that leads
• A person or thing that is the
most successful or advanced in
a particu...
Importance
• To separate the wheat
from the chaff
• For long term / stability
Leaders have…
• A vision / objective / goal
• A plan
• Self-knowledge
• High self-esteem
• Self-perseverance
• Self-gratif...
Leaders are…
• Always improving
• Good communicators
• Good organizers
– Task and resources
– Alternatives
– Reach a decis...
Leadership Styles
• Autocratic
– Tell others what to do
– Effective when the time is limited, inexperienced or
team lackin...
Leaders vs. Others
Leaders
• Originate ideas
• Develop
• Innovate
• Challenge
• Do the right things
• Proactive
• Positive...
Attitude Helps
Attitude
 I did it
 I will do it
 I can do it
 I think I can do it
 I might do it
 I think I might do...
Acquiring skills
• Polish your potential
– Change from reaction to pro-action
– High performers : willingness to develop
p...
Develop Self-esteem
• Believe that you have GREAT potential
• Expect to Succeed
• Visualize yourself at the top
• Pursue G...
Any Questions…?
Thank you
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  1. 1. Leadership Skills Attribute: elusive potential to be a Leader
  2. 2. What is….? Leader: • A person or thing that leads • A person or thing that is the most successful or advanced in a particular area - Oxford Dictionary
  3. 3. Importance • To separate the wheat from the chaff • For long term / stability
  4. 4. Leaders have… • A vision / objective / goal • A plan • Self-knowledge • High self-esteem • Self-perseverance • Self-gratification
  5. 5. Leaders are… • Always improving • Good communicators • Good organizers – Task and resources – Alternatives – Reach a decision – Write down the plan – Put the plan into action – Evaluate • Good counsellors • Lead by example
  6. 6. Leadership Styles • Autocratic – Tell others what to do – Effective when the time is limited, inexperienced or team lacking skills • Democratic – Involves members and seek opinion – Promotes team concept • Laissez-faire – Little or no direction to the group – Offers an opinion only when required – Highly motivated, knowledgeable & skilled group
  7. 7. Leaders vs. Others Leaders • Originate ideas • Develop • Innovate • Challenge • Do the right things • Proactive • Positive attitude • Eye on the horizon • Inspire trust Others • Copy • Maintain • Implement • Submissive • Do things right • Reactive
  8. 8. Attitude Helps Attitude  I did it  I will do it  I can do it  I think I can do it  I might do it  I think I might do it  What is it?  I wish I could do it  I don’t know how to do it  I can’t do it  I don’t want to do it Chances 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20%  10% No Chance
  9. 9. Acquiring skills • Polish your potential – Change from reaction to pro-action – High performers : willingness to develop potential – Biggest room in the world is the “Room for improvement” • Set your goals – Ascertain who & what you are? – Who you want to become? – Plan how to reach? – Monitor and correct your steps
  10. 10. Develop Self-esteem • Believe that you have GREAT potential • Expect to Succeed • Visualize yourself at the top • Pursue Goals with Passion – Generate excitement – Pumps adrenaline into blood – More energy to respond to challenges • Believe in Yourself – Arouse to action “The Best” within you.
  11. 11. Any Questions…? Thank you

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