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Johnna coopertop 5leadership skills

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Johnna coopertop 5leadership skills

  1. 1. TOP 5LEADERSHIP SKILLS<br />Johnna Cooper<br />July 4, 2011<br />
  2. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTSDefine LeaderDefine LeadershipIdentify Top 5 Leadership SkillsSummaryWork Cited<br />
  3. 3. Definition of a Leader:<br />lead·er<br />   [lee-der]  Show IPA<br />noun1.a person or thing that leads.<br />2.a guiding or directing head, as of an army, movement, or political group.<br />
  4. 4. What is Leadership?<br />Leadership:<br />–noun1.the position or function of a leader: He managed to maintain his leadership of the party despite heavy opposition.<br />2.ability to lead: She displayed leadership potential.<br />3.an act or instance of leading; guidance; direction: <br />They prospered under his leadership.<br />4.the leaders  of a group: The union leadership agreed <br />to arbitrate.<br />
  5. 5. Listening<br />Vision<br />Communication<br />Integrity<br />Motivating<br />Top 5Leadership Skills<br />
  6. 6. Listening could arguably be the most important leadership skill. A good leader needs to be able to listen to what information others are giving them to be able to effectively use the information. <br />A good leader will listen to their team members with empathy and sympathy while not letting the speaker to get off track or deviate from the topic.<br />A leader will be attentive and respectful of the speaker.<br />A good leader will show a degree of conversation, <br /> but not interrupt.<br />Listening<br />
  7. 7. An effective leader needs to have a clear vision and direction of where the team/group wants to be a certain time. Vision gives a clear path the team is to follow.<br />Vision evokes change<br />When a leader has a clear vision for his team it helps boost morale and enthusiasm for the new project<br />Vision is something that all leaders need to have and express to their team to be able to achieve a common goal<br />VISION<br />
  8. 8. Communication is an essential leadership skill<br />Leaders need to be able to communicate their vision and goals to their team<br />Communication also gives the team a voice to express their concerns and ideas<br />Leaders use open communication to keep their teams informed<br />For a person in a leadership role one must give full attention to what the other person is saying to be able to fully understand and discuss their ideas<br />COMMUNICATION<br />
  9. 9. Integrity can be considered a backbone of leadership<br />A leader can be considered a role model to their team. Therefore their character or integrity plays a big part of being an effective leader.<br />Integrity in leadership establishes the core values of the team<br />Integrity in leadership establishes:<br /> 1. Stability that they team has a strong leader<br /> 2. Safety within the team to be able to perform at their best<br /> 3. Reference or guide for the rest of the team<br />INTEGRITY<br />
  10. 10. Someone in a leadership role can use motivation as a way to challenge an individual to grow and expand within the workplace <br />Many times when someone in a leadership role gives praise for a job well done it serves as motivation for that person to push harder to meet goals or to advance further<br />Motivation helps promote cooperation between the team and the person in the leadership role<br />Motivation is a way for the person in the leadership role to find out what their team wants from the job<br />MOTIVATION<br />
  11. 11. Being an effective leader and having strong leadership skills means being able to take all the essential leadership skills and apply them to various situations<br />“Teams” are more likely to succeed when they have a strong leader<br />Leaders have to be good communicators, innovative thinkers, have strong morale character and motivators<br />Leaders have to keep their people informed and on task<br />Strong leadership skills are not a born trait. They have to be developed and refined with training and experience<br />How Does This All Work?<br />
  12. 12. http://www.evancarmichael.com/Business-Coach/3015/15-Critical-Leadership-Skills-You-Need-Today.html<br />http://www.icbs.com/kb/inspiration/kb_inspiration-15-inspiring-qualities-of-leadership.htm<br />ttp://kentblumberg.typepad.com/kent_blumberg/2007/01/15_essential_le.html<br />http://www.earnmoneyearnmoney.com/how-to-improve-leadership-skills/<br />http://www.what-are-good-leadership-skills.com/example-leadership-skills.html<br />http://product-ivity.com/leadership-skills-list/<br />http://www.crfonline.org/orc/ca/ca-2.html<br />http://freespace.virgin.net/owston.tj/motiva.htm<br />www.leadership-tools.com/leadership-motivation.html - Cached<br />WORKS CITED<br />

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