Effective leadership is essential to the success of any organization. It is also a major ingredient in how much an individual contributor achieves in their personal job role. Do you want to develop your leadership skills so you can further your career and make significant contributions to your company? If yes, then read on.
There are many ways to describe an effective leader. Think of someone you know who is in a leadership position at your job or your school or in your community. What words would you use to describe him or her?
Below is a simple list of common characteristics of great leaders. What other words would you add?
|Behavioral||Dependable, Principled, Accountable, Sincere, Genuine, Authentic, Ambitious|
|Emotional||Enthusiastic, Flexible, Passionate, Stable, Calm|
|Intellectual||Intelligent, Creative, Perceptive, Decisive, Good Communication|
|Social||Assertive, Cooperative, Collaborative, Persuasive|
Do you possess some of the characteristics listed above? What traits do you still need or want to develop?
Remember, good leadership skills are usually necessary for using other workplace skills effectively including managing conflict, negotiating deals, networking with others, holding crucial conversations, leading a team, providing coaching and feedback to others, motivating someone, and delegating tasks just to name a few.
Centriq offers several courses on leadership and other workplace skills. If you are interested in learning more about leadership and improving your leadership skills so you can achieve greater success, check out Centriq’s ProDev classes here or fill out the form below.