True leadership has a number of activities that must be accomplished. Besides being people oriented a leader must also be task focused. A true leader is considering the job at hand. Below are some other activities or considerations that must be accomplished:
- Actively Planning
- Problem Solving
- Facilitating Action
- Developing Ideas
- Creating Positive Energy
- Taking Responsibility
- Setting the Example
As one becomes a leader there are a number of terms that come to mind to describe a leader; genuine, outstanding, great, effective, wise, and true. To gain these various titles of distinction in the leadership realm, a leader must follow the suggestions within this article. As one leads others remember to listen to people's concerns. Listen to what their desires and needs are. Service to your people is a must in leadership. It is also the right thing to do.
Again: To be a genuine, outstanding, great, effective, wise, and true leader of people follow the information provided in this article!
- J. Donald Walters, The Art of Leadership, MJF Books, New York, New York, 1987
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