EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY AND LEADERSHIP STYLE

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Leadership is a concept that has gained a great deal of attention in recent  years. Whether in the business world, at academic institutions, or in the community, vast  amounts of time and money are devoted to developing effective leaders. There are  many ways to inspire and motivate others, which is the essence of leadership. A  person’s particular style of leadership is greatly influenced by the core values most  important to that individual, as well as by one’s assumptions and beliefs. Effective  leaders learn from those around them, and adapt their leadership style as necessary to  deal with diverse personalities and evolving situations. Good leaders usually possess a  combination of many positive traits that come together to form and define their  leadership style and philosophy. The following leadership principals are important to me. To be a leader, a person must have integrity. Always be honest and lead by example.  An efficient leader should be empathetic. Try to put yourself in the shoes of other people and  understand the impact your decisions will have on them.  A good leader is consistent and fair. Dependability and reliability are important traits of superior  leaders, as is a sense of justice.  Good communication skills are essential to being a strong leader. You must be able to convey 
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2011 for the course EDU 780 taught by Professor Sims during the Spring '10 term at Concordia Chicago.

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