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Running head: LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES Leadership Principles HUMN 8210 Walden University
LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES Leadership Principles According to Northouse (2014), some of the most common ways of looking at leadership are as a trait, ability, skill, behavior, relations, and a process. Leadership is not about a title, ranking or authority; however, it has the ability to take a vision and move it into reality or motivating individuals to meet the desired goal. According to Hasan (2017), these following ten principles is something every good leader should possess: Honesty and Integrity Confidence Inspire Others Commitment and Passion Good Communicator Decision-Making Capabilities Accountability Delegation and Empowerment Creativity and Innovation Empathy Leadership principles should not be negotiable and should be the foundation that every leadership style is built. Leadership Style When it comes to leadership styles, I do not believe that there is no right or wrong style of leadership. I think the key to being a successful leader has the ability to be flexible and understanding which style is needed for the present situation. My skill assessment showed that my leadership style is mixed with the following five well-developed styles (SkillsYouNeed, 2015):

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