Monday, August 29, 2011

Leadership begins with you

Happy Monday everyone! 

I participated in a three-day leadership training seminar and learned a lot about me.  Yeah, I won't bore you with my history, but here are some quick tidbits of information I took away from it.

  • Leadership begins with YOU!  
  • Lead others and manage yourself. It is a continuous process. 
  • Figure out what renews you... 
  • Lead by example 
  • Always have personal goals for improvement. 
  • Great leaders know what they value, make decisions, and take a stand.
  •  Leadership means collaboration.
 What does leadership mean to you?

11 comments:

  1. Personal goals for improvement of leader are always necessary!!

    leader has to lead himself also!!

    with warm regards
    Another Author

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  2. Thanks for sharing! I've always said being a good role model is the best way to lead.

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  3. Ooh, the continuous process statement is such a good point!

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  4. I think those things are important and I think setting the example (like you listed) is so important and not being afraid to let others do work.

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  5. Leadership also means that you know when to 'lead' and you know when to 'follow' :-D and it's never as easy as some people make it look.

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  6. Awesome additions! Sometimes we miss humility. LM is right about that.

    Thanks!

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  7. I'm on the Campaign Trail, stopping in to say hello (Hi! *waves*), give you a follow, and let you know I'm looking forward to getting to know you.

    It sounds like you got a lot of the leadership seminar. :)

    Have a lovely week,
    Lola

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  8. One of my mentors always said a successful leader never forgets to give credit to his/her followers.

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  9. Being a good role model, constantly striving to improve, and everything you mentioned in your post...all of related to good leadership in my opinion

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  10. What an inspiring post! I loved all the tips here! I agree with Christine in being a good role model by leading through example. Being an example is the most powerful, in my opinion, of all forms of leadership!

    Who wants to follow a leader who says you can't do this or that when he does exactly that?? :P


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