Leadership 101

Transformational leaders is that they promote the development of leadership in others (articulate a shared vision). Transformational leaders act collaboratively may provide a unifying thread of shared leadership which would be useful in building a collective voice.

1. Authenticity “After years of studying leaders and their traits, I believe that leadership begins and ends with authenticity.”

2. Desire to Serve Others “Authentic leaders genuinely desire to serve others through their leadership.”

3. Empowering People “They are more interested in empowering the people they lead to make a difference than they are in power, money, or prestige for themselves.”

4. Guided by Heart, passion and compassion “They are as guided by qualities of the heart, by passion, and compassion, as they are by qualities of the mind.”

5. Recognize their shortcomings “Authentic leaders use their natural abilities, but they also recognize their shortcomings and work hard to overcome them.”

6. Lead with Purpose “They lead with purpose, meaning and values.”

7. Build Enduring Relationships “They build enduring relationships with people.”

8. Clear Where They Stand “Others follow them because they know where they stand.”

9. Refuse to Compromise “When principles are tested, they refuse to compromise.”

10. Develop Themselves “Authentic leaders are dedicated to developing themselves because they know that becoming a leader takes a lifetime of personal growth.”

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