Leadership Is A Responsibility?

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What is Leadership?
Leadership is a responsibility. It is a responsibility because true leaders understand the impact that they have on the lives of others. Leaders have to set an example for others to follow. “By setting and excellent example, leaders can show followers that there are no nine-to-five jobs on the team, only opportunities to achieve something great”.
Leadership can be defined in so many different ways and all of them could be correct as it relates to the context that they are used in. Many managers of organizations are viewed as leaders because of their title, community leaders are viewed as leaders because of their contribution to the communities in which they live, motivational leaders are viewed as leaders because of their eloquent speaking abilities, and teachers are viewed as leaders because of the level of impression that they have on young minds. Leadership’s true definition is so robust that someone could disagree with my above statement because of the titles that I mentioned don’t fall within their believed definition of leadership. One thing that can be believed is that leadership is a collective set of skills and a continual practice.
Qualities, Attitudes, and Traits
Qualities that I look for in a leader include integrity, dedication, magnanimity, openness, creativity, fairness, assertiveness, and a sense of humor. As a leader, it is imperative to have qualities that showcase your ability to have followers and to be responsible for the content of your character.
Attitudes that I look for in a leader include positivity, purpose, empathy, humility and love. The great thing about attitudes is that they can be taught. These specific attitudes align with some of the greatest leaders of all times. Nelson ...

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...I have learned that being aware of myself and learning strategies to cope with my feeling of nervousness can help get me through to focus on the speech itself and not the fact that I am standing in front of a group of individuals who I subconsciously think are judging me. As a leader, you should also not be comfortable with where you currently are. This level of comfort is a breeding ground for stagnancy and leads to a stop in personal growth. I would like to keep growing and to keep learning. In order to do this, I have to become more uncomfortable with being comfortable. I would also like to improve on my planning skills and not just letting things happen as they go. I do know that plans can change, but you must know where you would like to go in order to map out a plan to get there. I’ve always believed in the saying that if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
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