Thursday, 8 February 2018

8 Essential Qualities That Define Great Leadership, and one problem.

The article below puts together a good argument for all the points listed, but then uses an image of three men. Where is the diversity?

1. Sincere enthusiasm
2. Integrity
3. Great communication skills
4. Loyalty
5. Decisiveness
6. Managerial competence
7. Empowerment
8. Charisma

Please read the article, because it does make some good points

I have to say I am a fan of the Goleman Model which identifies 6 leadership styles. Mostly because in my CMI tutor/mentor I adopt a Coaching-style and as a project manager asked to get things done quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively I generally adopt a Pacesetting-style.

1.         Coercive.
2.         Authoritative.
3.         Affiliative.
4.         Democratic.
5.         Coaching.
6.         Pacesetting.

The skill is to apply these in the right measures and context to fit the individual, culture, and circumstance.

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Feedback, comments, insights and challenge always welcome.

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