Leader as a Role Model

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Leader as a Role Model

By | August 2010
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Role Model
People who influence our lives in positive ways a called role models, it is a key quality of a leader to be a role model. Followers want to follow a leader who they can point to as an example in almost every thing they do. Good leaders set the pace for their followers by their lifestyle, behavior, and actions. Leader as a role model

Followers will become a fan for life for a leader who becomes a mirror through which they see themselves and make adjustments to live a worthy and better life. If truly one wants to survive in the leader ship position he will have to pay close attention to the needs of the followers. If the leader wants to lead by example it is not simply being proactive or taking initiative when a call to action is sounded. 1) leader must show a group that he willing and able to take part in the the decision making activities set by the group and submit and abide by them just like every body else, in the same thought a leader can not tell his team or group to strive for the best if he himself visibly does not demonstrate any such initiatives. 2) He has to sacrifice his personal convictions, set them aside in order to achieve an overall objective. A leader is a figure head, he has to show that he is in command and, but along side that also portray the image of a good follower. the leader has to always remember one thing the though he can be the top notch of the company he is not separate from the team he leads, in fact the leader is right in the middle of the entire team and is an essential part of it with an essential role to play just like every body else in the team. “Leadership is helping people you lead succeed”

What Great leaders do?
Great leaders use themselves as a role model to demonstrate the basics of performing at a high level for the people they lead. They know that time is scarce and a non renewable resource. How leaders spend their time is a true test of what they thing is important. Problems and crises are inevitable....
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