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Akmal Mostafa

What is Leadership?
The ability to inspire others to place their faith in the
knowledge, skills, experience and guidance of another
.
Helping others to coordinate their efforts toward
successful achievement of a goal.
Developing the leadership talents of others .
Being an example of the kind of leadership you wish
to develop in others.
Knowledge
Know what others know, plus a little more.
Know how to find and use resources for what you
don’t know.
Learn how to communicate what you know.
Learn who knows what.
Learn something new every day.
Acknowledge that you don’t know it all.
Skills
Listening
Communication
Goal Setting
Planning
Problem solving
Evaluation
Experience
Follow before you lead.
see one, do one, teach one
Seek opportunities to learn what you need to lead.
Learn from your mistakes, no regrets, no whining.
Compare and share what you learn.
Guidance
Example: be what you want others to be.
Motivation: recognize and grow the talents of
others
Communication: purpose, expectations,
outcomes
Goal setting: If you don’t know where you are
going, how will you know when you arrive?
Planning: steps, resources, timelines, deadlines,
Counseling: identify the problem and the
solution
Example
Be what you want others to be:
Reliable
Honest
Accountable
Flexible
Positive
Motivation
Recognize and grow the talents of others
The right person with the right job
Encouragement
Recognition
Resources
Share what you know
Communication
Purpose
People work better when they know why
Expectations
Identify what you want to see happen
Identify how you expect it to happen
Outcomes
Identify your response if expectations are not met
Reasonable and logical consequences
Barriers to Communication
Experiences differ, no common ground
Know your audience
Confused meaning; say what you mean, clearly
Be specific
Avoid abstracts
Give examples
Goal Setting
If you don’t know where you are going how will you
know when you arrive?
Be realistic, specific
Keep it simple stupid!
Make it measurable, recognizable
When you get there, where do you go next?
Set new goals
Planning
Steps
Identify the process, start to finish, to reach the goal
Identify who will be responsible for what
Resources
Who knows what
If you don’t know, who does? Where?
Planning
Timeline
Evaluate progress often
Identify barriers to progress
Follow up, follow through
Deadlines
Evaluate progress in advance of when things need to
happen
Make changes as necessary
Counseling
Progressive not punitive
Identify strengths and weaknesses
Develop a plan for progress
Identify timeframe
Evaluate potential barriers
Identify cause and effect relationships
Identify expected outcomes
Influence: the key to leadership
Who do I influence?
“birds of a feather flock together”
I attract people who think like me.
Determines who else I influence
How do I influence?
Influence: 5 levels
Position: Rights
People follow because
they must.
Permission:
Relationships
People follow because
they want to.
Influence: 5 levels
Production: Results
People see the organization improve
Development: Reproduction
People see themselves improve
Personhood: Respect
Larger than life
Maintaining Cooperation
Respect: respect for others is a reflection of your self-
respect
Integrity: do what’s right
Accountability: admit mistakes and recognize the
contributions of others
Expect success: be positive, encouraging, flexible,
momentum
Types of Leadership:
:1- According to the nature and focus of the group
A- Social-Emotional (keep the harmony of the group).
B- task leader (problem solving).
2- According to the style of dealing:
A- Democratic ( best performannce- group product
inspite of absence-integral).
B- Autocratic (good performance only in presence of
leader).
C- Laissez-Fair leader (No sharing or directio from
leader).