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Reflection Paper - Nirali Patel 1 Leadership is the process...

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Nirali Patel 1 Leadership is the process of influencing an organized group toward accomplishing its goals. Before the start of this class, I firmly believed that being a leader is in one’s genes. I also believed that leadership is a god’s gift; neither can it be acquired nor can it be developed. So, I never took a deep insight into the leadership area, till the date I first attended this class. Leadership is challenging. There are many elements that need to be factored into whatever the leader decides to do. As a leader one must possess excellent communication skills. Organizations today place multiple demands on leaders, requiring them to impart vision, initiate change, and make difficult decisions. To handle these demands, leaders must be flexible and adaptable. Emotional Intelligence has become a vital part of how today's leaders meet the significant challenges they face. Emotional Intelligence can help leaders in an ever more difficult leadership role, one that fewer and fewer people seem capable of fulfilling. Moreover, in the middle of the "Talent War", especially at the highest levels in organizations, emotional intelligence can give developing leaders a competitive edge. This is one of the most challenging tasks for leadership. Over the course of this class, I have gained some useful leadership understanding, and gained useful experience by implementing the leadership skills at my workplace. I understand and feel what it would be like “to be in charge.” Now, I understand the art of true leadership. This art of leadership concerns the skill of understanding leadership situations and influencing others to accomplish group goals. I have in-depth knowledge about how formal leadership education can help me identify and gain the skills to understand leadership situations in a better way; and mentorships and experience can help me
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