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Leaders are ordinary people who accept or are placed under extraordinary circumstances that bring forth their latent potential, producing a character that inspires the confidence and trust of others


Myles Munroe Becoming A Leader, “Everyone Can Do It”

True leadership is born out of a guiding vision and a PASSION to accomplish a noble task, and to inspire others to develop and release their potential. It derives its fulfillment from the success of others – Personal Sacrifice


Myles Munroe Becoming A Leader, “Everyone Can Do It”

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leadership involves responsibility to the welfare of the group  Some people will get angry with your actions and decisions  It’s inevitable, if you’re honorable


BUILDING BLOCKS OF LEADERSHIP Behavior/ Skills/ Competencies Knowledge Experience Intelligence Personality Traits and Preferences Values Interests Motives/Goals .

Leadership Qualities By: Mahdev Subramani .

Dreamer (Visionary) A who dream goals with a plan and a deadline Dreamer .

Borrow ideas Borrow ideas and taking advice from good people .

as well as to calm hostility Sense of Humour .Sense of humour is essential to ease tension and tediousness.

Simplifiers great Simplifiers .

Serve ready to Serve and not be served .

Accountable Accountable for her/his own work and team work .

Respect treat others with Respect .

Listening Listening to and really understanding people .

always be seen to be working harder and more determinedly than anyone else .Leading by example Leading by example .

Involving Involving people in her/his thinking and especially in managing change .

do planning and prioritising .Well planned is Well planned .

simply defined: nobility of soul .Virtue Virtue.

Fairness dealing with others as consistently and justly Fairness. .

Clearly state Clearly State what one expects so that there will be no misunderstandings .

Integrity Integrity is the integration of outward actions and inner values .

Credit giving Credit where it is due .

Humble a Humble and down to earth .

even if they do not conform to the usual way of thinking .Open Open to listen new ideas.

to get outside of the box that constrains solutions .Creativity Creativity is the ability to think differently.

Dedication show to spend whatever time or energy is required to finish the task at hand Dedication .

Characteristics of Effective Leaders     Knowledge of Self Knowledge of Others Vision Influence  Effective Communication Establishers of Trust Relationship Builders Quality Decision Makers    .

Also. . they develop an understanding of how their beliefs influence their behavior and the behavior of others. realizing that they live by their beliefs.Knowledge of Self  Effective leaders have a firm idea of what they believe.

Knowledge of Others  Effective leaders develop an understanding of stakeholders and through that understanding they build strong interpersonal relationships throughout the organization. .

. both inside and outside of the organization. and they are able to effectively communicate that vision to others.Vision  Effective leaders are individuals with a vision.

Vision  Using their vision as the focal point. . they unite a faculty into a cohesive group with the main idea being the attainment of established goals.

.Influence  Effective leaders develop a deep familiarity with the organization and are able to influence others to work in innovative ways.

Influence  The influence of effective leadership goes beyond routine compliance. . it is directive and orderly.

Influence  Leaders with influence have the ability to communicate their beliefs and ideas so that others are influenced directly or indirectly. .

.Effective Communication  Effective communication is a critical element of leadership.

enabling them to feel comfortable in discussing problem issues and taking initiative to provide suggestions.Effective Communication  Using effective communication strategies. . the leader empowers followers.

Effective Communication  Using effective communication strategies. effective leaders acquire feedback from followers. . an important aspect of effective decision making.

. which comes from the fact that they say what they truly believe and behave in a consistent manner.Trust  Effective leaders develop trust.

. respect. and open lines of communication. effective leaders create an environment of mutual trust.Trust  Through consistent behavior.

.Task and Relationship  Effective leaders choose a leadership style that reflects a concern for people while focusing on task completion.

.Quality Decision Making  Effective leaders develop an understanding of the culture of the organization and respect that culture as organizational decisions are made.

As a result. . they empower the entire organization.Effective Leaders  Effective leaders strive to create an environment that accepts and promotes individual differences.

.Effective Leaders  Stand on principles and base their actions on those principles.

EFFECTIVE LEADERS ARE EMPOWERED INDIVIDUALS PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS • • • • • 44 Dedication Persistence Commitment Self-Motivation Self-Responsibility .

Self-Leadership 45 .

When you become a leader. success is all about growing others." Jack Welch 46 . success is all about growing yourself.QUOTE!! "Before you are a leader.

rather than pre-established rules or categories defined by others Open-Mindedness  The process of continuously reevaluating previously learned ways of doing things in the context of evolving information and shifting circumstances 47 .Leader’s Mind Independent thinking  Questioning assumptions and interpreting data and events according to one’s own beliefs. ideas. and thinking.

Systems Thinking The ability to see the synergy of the whole rather than just the separate elements of a system and to learn to reinforce or change whole system patterns 48 .

Personal Mastery The discipline of personal growth and learning and of mastering yourself. facing reality and holding creative tension. – Refocusing and redefining future and vision – Commitment to the truth – Managing the gap between the vision and the current situation 49 . it embodies personal visions.

identify. understand. and successfully manage emotions in self and others 50 .Emotional Intelligence A person’s abilities to perceive.

The Components of Emotional Intelligence Self-Awareness •Emotional self awareness •Accurate self-assessment •Self-confidence Social Awareness •Empathy •Organizational awareness •Service orientation Self-Management •Emotional self-control •Trustworthiness •Conscientiousness •Adaptability •Optimism •Achievement-orientation •Initiative Relationship Mgmt •Development of others •Inspirational leadership •Influence •Communication •Change catalyst •Conflict management •Bond building •Teamwork and collaboration 51 .

Team Leadership .

Strategy Organizing. Leadership Management Direction: Alignment: Relationship: Personal: Leadership Planning. Staffing Creating shared culture Focusing on objects Focusing on people Emotional distance Emotional connections Outcomes: Maintains stability Creates change . Budgeting Vision.Management vs.

values Cooperation. differences FORMING STORMING Establishment of order and cohesion Leader: Help clarify team roles. break the ice Leader: Facilitate Social interchanges Conflict. disagreement. norms. Leader: Encourages participation.Stages of Team Development Orientation. problem solving Leader: Facilitate task accomplishment NORMING PERFORMING .

Outcomes of Team Leadership       Clear. Elevating Goal Results-Driven Structure Competent Team Members Unified Commitment Collaborative Climate Standards of Excellence   External Support and Recognition Principled Leadership .

Lessons from Geese .

By flying in a “V” formation.Fact 1: As each goose flaps its wings. . the whole flock adds 71% greater flying range than if each bird flew alone. Lesson: People who share a common direction and sense of community can get where they are going quicker and easier because they are traveling on the thrust of one another. it creates an “uplift” for the birds that follow.

It quickly moves back into formation to take full advantage of the lifting power of the bird immediately in front of it. it suddenly feels the drag and resistance of flying alone. .Fact 2: When a goose falls out of formation.


. we stay in formation with those headed where we want to go. We are willing to accept their help and give our help to others.Lesson: If we have as much sense as a goose.

capabilities. Co-workers Employees Supervisors Family & Friends Lesson: It pays to take turns doing hard tasks and sharing leadership. talents. . people are interdependent on each other’s skills. it rotates back into the formation and another goose flies to the point position. or resources. Like geese. and unique gifts.Fact 3: When the lead goose tires.

The power of encouragement is the quality of honking we seek. (to stand by one’s heart or core values and encourage the heart and core of others) . the production is much greater. In groups where there is encouragement. Lesson: We need to make sure our honking is encouraging.Fact 4: The geese flying in formation honk to encourage those upfront to keep up their speed.

Fact 5: When a goose gets sick or wounded. . they launch out with another formation or catch up with the flock. we will stand by each other in difficult times as well as when we are strong. Then. They stay until it dies or is unable to fly again. Lesson: If we have as much sense as geese. two geese drop out of formation and follow it down it down to help and protect it.

Questions 64 .

Thank you 65 .

Challenges of Being a LEADER 66 .


you may be rejected and misunderstood 68 . If you are willing to accept the call to leadership.CHALLENGES OF BEING A LEADER REJECTION One of the most common costs of leadership is the experience of rejection. at times.

making decisions. These will always result in some form of reaction from one’s environment.CHALLENGES OF BEING A LEADER CRITICISM No leader is exempt! The very nature of effective leadership involves taking a position on issues. 69 . and determining direction.

he/she sees the end from the beginning and must live both the process and destination. 70 . is lonely because you must be out front.CHALLENGES OF BEING A LEADER LONELINESS Leadership. because the leader is the one with the guiding vision and purpose. all at the same time. at times. ahead of the followers. Also.

71 .CHALLENGES OF BEING A LEADER PRESSURE AND PERPLEXITY Leaders must face the challenge of the responsibilities and demands that come with leadership. These involve the need to make critical decisions. often under constraints and external pressure.

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL FATIGUE Leadership places heavy demands on the individual who fills the position. There is no way to become an effective leader and not be affected by its stress, physical demands, and mental toll.


You must be aware of the tremendous cost which will be born by those closest to you (for example, family members). Because leadership demands the giving of oneself to others, your life becomes the property of those whom you SERVE.



Assess your present level of personal empowerment. (Be honest. Solicit input from various sources.) Determine whether your performance falls below, meets, or exceeds customer expectations. If your performance is below expectations, assess your level of commitment. (Seriously reexamine whether you are committed to meeting the expectations of your position. If not, make plans for doing something else.)





Committed, determine the new skills you require. (If your responsibility and accountability expanded with your new/present position, write details about the new skills you require—personal and/or professional skills.)
Acquire a mentor/coach to hold you accountable. (Check out the results you produce.)



Work to overcome your self-limitations. (Let’s talk about self-esteem.)


This should involve significantly expanded responsibility in terms of the acquisition of new personal and/or professional skills. define a new challenging area of activity. 76 .) Proceed and apply steps five and six where difficulties occur.EXPANDING YOUR PERSONAL EMPOWERMENT 7. (Describe a project or an area of activity you would enjoy. use and learn proven professional methods and knowledge. (Get started on the new project.) 8. If committed to expanded empowerment.

leaders tap unlimited resources available to them by allowing others to:     Use initiative Be resourceful Better accomplish the mission Use teamwork   77 Take charge Use common sense and judgment .LEADERS MUST EMPOWER OTHERS By empowering others.

When assessing capabilities. consider the following:   Willingness to accept empowerment Training   78 Judgment Experience .LEADERS MUST EMPOWER OTHERS Leadership has great flexibility in varying the level of empowerment based on the individual’s capabilities and seriousness of the consequences of the individual’s action/inaction.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS WHEN AN ORGANIZATION HAS EFFECTIVE LEADERS?         79 Members at all levels feel needed Promotes positive attitudes Utilize all resources Reduce complaints Members share ideas Less confusion Shared goals Fosters TEAM building .

WHAT ARE SOME PROBLEMS THAT AN ORGANIZATION MAY FACE WHEN THEY HAVE INEFFECTIVE LEADERS? Members don’t feel valued  Creates negative attitudes  Not developing all employees  Higher absenteeism  Low productivity/poor quality  Miscommunication  80 .

If you are willing to work harder. longer. 81 . you will become an effective leader. and more intensely and beyond the call of duty.