A leader must know and understand their core values such as, authenticity, passion, service, humor, growth and learning. Successful leaders are genuine and make it safe for followers to speak-up. They make decisions for the common good, communicate expectations, challenge their teams, are accountable, lead by example, reward and provide continuous feedback. I truly believe that successful leadership can be seen through their followers who see and communicate the same vision. Leadership is about being versatile and being flexible enough to be both extroverted and introverted when situation calls for it.
Improving: Leaders who are loyal to their organizations want to invest time and effort to improve their teams. They focus on learning and improvement for the organization. They are proactive in envisioning, adapting, and leading change. Success through team work is also an important principle discussed. In order to be an effect team you must have trust, communication, loyalty, selfless service, respect, and discipline.
How do you define leadership? I define leadership as to have the drive to nurture and make a positive difference to motivate your employees also to engage in good communication skills. Learn to contribute our knowledge, skills, creativity and talent to create an atmosphere where brilliant minds can stand united. Try to see things from the other person’s point of view and acknowledge their feelings because they are counting on you to get things done as a leader. Self-assurance and they should be held to a very high standard when making decisions.
Service: an effective leader humbles them self to be of service to their team. They must have and feel the supported. The leader must readily offer the tools needed to do their jobs well. It is also rewarding to be recognized for their efforts. That is all part of a leadership which serves the team, and not the opposite.
An effective leader is one who identifies the right job that needs to be done, influences the right people at the right time to do the job, and gets it done in the right ways (Manktelow, 2005, pg. 16). However, there are also downsides to being the person who leads. A leader is the one person in the organization that must know and understand everyone he works with. He must know how to make fair and ethic decisi... ... middle of paper ... ...as a group, and in doing so making the organization successful.
These behavioral traits are essential in being a successful leader. Organizations need leaders that can work with their employees, build team work and be open to new ideas, (Lawler, 2003). In order for progress to be made, employees need to believe in their leader, and in turn, the leader needs to believe in their employees. Trust is obtained through mutual respect, building that bond of commitment to insure organizational success, (Lawler, 2003). The employees will follow a leader that promotes a positive attitude and enjoys expressing their ideas and stories.
A leader should not be self-absorbed and should instill leadership in others that benefit the whole organization. When a leader creates leaders in others it allows them to delegate tasks throughout the organization. The key to delegation is to identify the strengths of the team, and capitalizing on them. Delegating tasks to others is also a trust builder, and allows a leader to show the team that he/she believes in them to get the job done. Trust is a very valuable quality that a leader can use to mange their organization.
It is associated with an individual who has earned the respect of others and who leads them effectively and show them the right direction. It should conjure positive feelings in people. Leadership should not produce negative feelings among others. It needs to be able to inspire at all times, and the key to this is, attitude. To make leadership effective it is very much important in part of a leader to have positive attitude.
People who recognize the value of individual freedom in addition to working hard using their own leadership skills and understanding to influence others will find a stronger character within themselves. A connection of trust and loyalty is formed as a bond between a leader and his or her followers.
This to me helps morale by making sure my staff knows they are not alone when doing the work. I want my people to feel that I do trust them, but I am willing to work with them in order to get the work done. A good leader is one that leaders their people in the right direction and does what it takes to get the job done. This way the work gets done and everyone in the organization will work together to create success in the