Building Leadership

Defining Leadership
Everybody defines leadership differently but I think John C Maxwell defines leadership best as, “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”  Let’s take a look at some common leadership qualities that good leaders have, as well as, learn some skills to become better leaders.

 

Leading by Influence
Effective leaders don’t just command; they inspire, persuade, and encourage. Leaders have the knowledge and skills to lead a team or group of individuals towards a common goal, and lay out an executive plan to achieve results. Here are 5 key skills needed to positively influence others.

 

 16 Personalities Test 
Are you an analyst, diplomat, sentinel or explorer? Let’s find out. The 16 personalities test was invented by Sabel Myers and Katharine Briggs as a way to categorize an individual according to their preferred way of thinking and behaving. Each personality type is designated with a four-letter code.

 

The 5 Practices of Exemplary Leadership
Leadership is not a fad. It’s a fact. It’s not here today, gone tomorrow. It’s here today, and here forever. Leadership makes a difference. The study of leadership is the study of how men and women guide us through adversity, uncertainty, transition, recovery, and new beginnings.

 

Inspirational Quotes
Famous individuals throughout history have provided us with some of the most powerful leadership quotes about what motivates, what shapes, and what makes a leader. Their lifestyles inspired others on a grand scale and made an impact on society both then and now.