Q1. Suggest some personal traits of leader you have known. Which traits do you believe aremost valuable? Why?Traits
are distinguishing qualities or characteristics of a person, while character is the sum totalof these traits. There are hundreds of personality traits, far too many to be discussed here.Instead, we will focus on a few that are crucial for a leader. The more of these you display as aleader, the more your followers will believe and trust in you.
Traits of a Good Leader
Display sincerity, integrity, and candor in all your actions. Deceptive behavior will not inspire trust.
Base your actions on reason and moral principles. Do not makedecisions based on childlike emotional desires or feelings.
Set goals and have a vision of the future. The vision must beowned throughout the organization. Effective leaders envision what they want and how toget it. They habitually pick priorities stemming from their basic values.
Display confidence in all that you do. By showing endurance in mental, physical, and spiritual stamina, you will inspire others to reach for new heights. Takecharge when necessary.
means giving credit where it is due. A magnanimous leader ensuresthat credit for successes is spread as widely as possible throughout the company.Conversely, a good leader takes personal responsibility for failures. This sort of reversemagnanimity helps other people feel good about themselves and draws the team closer together. To spread the fame and take the blame is a hallmark of effective leadership.
Read, study, and seek challenging assignments.
Show fair treatment to all people. Prejudice is the enemy of justice.Display empathy by being sensitive to the feelings, values, interests, and well-being of others.
Seek out diversity.
SENSE OF HUMOR-
is vital torelieve tensionand boredom, as well as todefuse
hostility. Effective leaders know how to use humor to energize followers. Humor is aform of power that provides some control over the work environment. And simply put,humor fosters good camaraderie.
Have the perseverance to accomplish a goal, regardless of theseemingly insurmountable obstacles. Display a confident calmness when under stress.
Use sound judgment to make good decisions at the righttime.
Make timely and appropriate changes in your thinking, plans, andmethods. Show creativity by thinking of new and better goals, ideas, and solutions to problems. Be innovative!
do not command excellence, they buildexcellence. Excellence is "being all you can be" within the bounds of doing what is rightfor your organization.
is a positive energy and an enthusiasm that inspires others to change.When a leader possesses charisma, their warmth and joy is contagious. They don't waste