Discussion 1After reading chapter one from the required textbook, I came across multiple characteristics that definebeing an effective leader. These characteristics in which one needs to possess consist of focusing onstrengths, being an outstanding role model, and having trust and integrity. To elaborate, an effectiveleader must focus on the strengths in themselves and others. They must be a role model. This meansthat they have to be the type of person in which other individuals look up to and strive to become. Inaddition, having trust and integrity binds relationships together and is a much respected quality.