Thomas Jefferson once said, “Action will delineate and define you.” Pride in your actions, pride in your words, and pride in yourself all make for real success and Thomas Jefferson knew, and lived with that mindset. Being proud in everything we do as Americans is the foundation of success. Your personal best is all you can ever accomplish and once you’ve done that, you can rest easy in knowing great rewards come with hard work. We see proof of this in every aspect of American life, a lifestyle that was built from the ground up on
I believe this truly reflects my personality as I do consider myself well-organized, responsible, and reliable. In terms of leadership, I use these traits well to ensure my team gets the job done. Because I am well-organized, I have a good mindset of what to delegate and when. My team sees me as a responsible and reliable leader. I also scored high on scale-A (agreeableness).
The ability to lead effectively is one of the most prestigious and highly desired traits throughout history. The success and accomplishments for groups of all sizes is often directly related to the efficiency of their leader. A leader is someone who not only can inspire and help a group to reach their common goals; but is willing to take on such action and responsibility in doing so. A true leader is able to separate oneself from the rest of the group to set the example. They demonstrate the very characteristics that are sought out to complete the tasks at hand, clearly identifying and living by these values.
Alexandra Romano Alexander.. Great? January 5th 2009 Alexander of Macedonia is arguably one of the greatest and most powerful men in history. He was definitely a very influential person for future leaders and his decisions shaped the way that todays leaders go about their duties. Judging by the character, military skills and political strategies of Alexander of Macedonia, it is just to conclude that he was in fact “great”. Alexander often used political strategies to further his success in a foreign area, gaining the respect of his future subjects; this being one way he earns the title “great”.
General Washington could be classified with multiple leadership styles including leadership by example, a transformational leader or even a servant leader. He is considered by many to be one of the most influential leaders of all time and certainly was one of our greatest presidents. Looking first at his leadership style of leading by example, he knew that he had to set the way for the people of the United States to follow for years after his presidency and establish a norm for how the country should be governed. He has high expectations of the young country, and it was said that he “…carried a vision into his presidency and sought to ensure a well-ordered government based on both laws and reason. He believed that through using reason and being open to various viewpoints, citizens could arrive at proper laws and policies to ensure peace, prosperity, and happiness for the country (McNeilly, 168).” Washington was intelligent enough to know the importance of a strong leader in the early years of this new country.
Having leadership skills is what makes a good leader a great leader. In the terms of Churchill his leadership skills were led by his charismatic resolutions lead to increased political focus that help lead him to war time peacemaking. In terms of being a good manager his ability to lead during a turmoil time brings his management skills to question. Having the ability to manage an entire country through the biggest world war and his ability to us his leadership skills in doing so was a
The leadership of each company had a strategic vision and put the processes in-place to achieve their goal. The companies were able to provide customers a superior product with service to match. The company’s leadership was able to provide positive impact in each area to make their organization successful. Each of the companies has remained there because they continue to be innovative and spread this attitude throughout their organizations. It is safe to assume that as long as each company continues to operate this way their competition will always be looking
His history has become a part of America’s history. Dwight D. Eisenhower will live on in history as long as the world values its freedom fighters and great men. After researching and reading about David Dwight Eisenhower, I have learned a lot. I believe that Eisenhower was one of the greatest presidents we ever had. Eisenhower's greatest strength as a General was his ability to get all the other big leaders of the western allies to form a consensus.
Evidently it is a talent that he possesses, but his speeches are outstanding because of his preparation and confidence. Watching Clinton deliver his speeches is like attending an art performance. The way the speeches are delivered and the way his crowd gets involved is simply amazing. His most important characteristic is the fact that he believes in his message and he truly believes in himself. This causes the people receiving his message to believe him and feel inspired by
I will also explain my leadership style and my ideas and plans to develop my leadership qualities based on my comparison with an admired leader and work with my mentor. The admired leader I will use for the purpose of this paper is Mahatma Gandhi. From 1921, Gandhi became a very important figure in Indian politics. He led the Indian National Congress (INC) and expanded his philosophy of complete individual, spiritual and political independence. He made sure that the party was open to all.