By: Grace Hao
What is a leader?
What defines a leader?
What do you think a leader is?
"A leader is someone who takes charge"
"A person who has a vision"
"A leader is someone who has the natural instinct to guide people"
"someone who is confident, honest, respectful, and responsible"
"A leader is someone who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way"
"A person who leaves a mark on others"
"A person who influences others, even with the smallest things that they do"
What traits make up a leader?
What exactly is a leader defined by?
A leader can be defined by many things.
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Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. You want to be able to understand the feelings of others and be able to relate and communicate with them.
Altruism means you care about the welfare of others. You have to care about your followers or they won't care about you. This is one of the most effective ways to move people.
What is a leader without honesty? Would you be able to trust a leader who isn't truthful. You have to teach people to believe and and trust what you say and do.
Discernment is the ability to judge well, whether in relation to people, situations, or business decisions. No one wants a leader who can't make big decisions.
This is one of the most important traits of leadership. You have to know what you want. You have to believe in yourself or others won't either.
Confidence is a great trait, but must be tempered with modesty. You have to recognize others accomplishments. You have to have a good bond with your followers, and know that it's not always about you.
Focus and Organization
You have to understand whats what, stay on track, and know what you're doing. Being focused also shows that you're determined.
What's a leader when they don't inspire and motivate others? Your job as a leader is to move people, and whether it's good or not, you have to be able to inspire others.
Optimistic leaders can inspire and motivate teams. This goes along with inspiration. You want optimism and inspiration to motivate people to get things done, and to make change happen.
You have to be dedicated. You have to have a vision, and a goal. You have to make sure you get what you want and need. Most importantly, you can't give up until this has been accomplished. That is what commitment and dedication looks like.
What type of leader am I?
What leadership traits do I have?
I'm an ESFJ leader
Who am I as a leader?
I feel that I am a responsible leader also, because I can keep track of things. I am also an organized person.
My leadership traits
I feel that commitment is one of my leadership traits, because I am very dedicated to whatever I do. I don't give up until it's done.
Inspiration is one of my leadership traits because I think that I can inspire others with my ideas when I lead. When I have a vision, it inspires others to follow in my lead.
Organization is one of my leadership qualities because I feel that I'm a very organized person. I can keep up with things, and I'm very responsible. I can manage many things, and complete tasks on time.