Behaviors of a Leader
Are you a leader or do you desire to be a leader?
What qualifies a leader?
Do you fit the mold?
These ideas below are modified from John C. Maxwell’s book, 21 Laws of Leadership.
Here is a list of behaviors that are most effective and reminiscent of a leader.
- Lead by example
- Provide a worthy vision that others will follow (imagination)
- Never accept defeat and do anything to avoid losing (other than cheating)
- Rise to the occasion during crisis
- Stay positive
- Strategically prioritize
- Have an instinct that predicts opportunity
- Sincere enthusiasm
- Proper etiquette
- Inspire others to realize their potential
- Constant development of professional & personal skills
- Ability to transfer knowledge
- Understand your limitations and the range of your potential
- Have an ability to influence others (A call to action)
- Understand the environmental, social, and cultural dynamics affecting your leadership direction
- Add value to those that follow you (enhance their standards of living)
- Keen ability to read people and situations
- Positive attitude and gain the attraction of other positive people
Finally, and most importantly:
- Must possess trust, integrity, respect for others, & consistency.
To be a leader – you don’t need to possess all of these traits but you must work toward each one to become the best leader.
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Keith Miller | The Million Dollar Coach | Million Dollar Coaching | (855) MY-PRO-COACH | https://www.milliondollarenterprises.com